Ashley Hopkins joined Nooga.com in 2011 as a content editor for the website's news, business and lifestyle articles. Ashley has a combined total of eight years of editing and newsroom experience, including reporting for The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C.; editing the student newspaper, The Echo, at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; writing content for Walmart.com; and editing a tri-annual academic journal called Education About Asia. Ashley has also edited dissertations and books, and she has had articles published in both academic journals and academic reference books. She is also a former adjunct instructor for Chattanooga State Community College, where she taught grammar, composition and literature. She has a bachelor's degree in communication and a master's degree in English and American languages and literature, both from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.