Mary Ashton Klingler

Mary Ashton Klingler

Multimedia Journalist

Mary Ashton Klingler is a morning reporter for WFXG FOX54 News. She joined the WFXG FOX54 news team in July of 2019 and is eager to get to know Augusta and its surrounding cities.

Mary Ashton came from Auburn, Alabama, where she graduated with a bachelors degree in Journalism. She started her career in with two internships including Alabama Magazine and WBRC FOX6 News in Birmingham. Her passion for news is driven by her passion for others. She knew she wanted to be a journalist at a young age and while participating in her university’s television station, found interest in stories about local government and community issues that affect everyday people.

Motivated and determined, Mary Ashton is looking forward to finding and sharing the essential stories with the Augusta region. If you have any story ideas that you think are newsworthy, please send them over to Mary Ashton at and let her take a look.

Recent Articles by Mary Ashton

Mobile Health Unit brings free health services to the community of Allendale

  Eviction Prevention Program offers legal representation to tenants

Georgia will do away with outdated voting machines before the 2020 presidential elections

  Georgia Schools superintendent delivers books to schools across McDuffie County

The Richmond County Citizen’s Police Academy is now in session

  Clyburn Center for Primary Care celebrates National Community Health Care Center Week

  Burke County school bus cameras can issue automatic citations to lawbreakers

North Augusta City Council decides on the location for its new fire station

Burke County’s new courthouse held its grand opening Monday

Aiken County fights against opioid epidemic

  Columbia County school bus drivers are gearing up for the new school year

UPDATE: More details on woman found dead in Augusta hotel

Kroger gives school supplies to teachers of Augusta and the CSRA

Camp Ivey campers say bon voyage

  Waynesboro announces childrens’ financial literacy program

  Augusta, Warrior Alliance launch Operation Double Eagle