Pamela Ashley Brown (born November 29, 1983), is an American television reporter and newscaster. Brown works as a on-air reporter and weekend anchor for ABC Washington, D.C., affiliate WJLA-TV. Brown also works as an on-air reporter and intermittently as an anchor for News Channel 8 in Washington, D.C. Brown was born in Lexington, Kentucky and is the daughter of businessman and politician John Y. Brown, Jr. and former Miss America and businesswoman Phyllis George. She is also the granddaughter of politician John Y. Brown, Sr. and the half-sister of former Kentucky Secretary of State John Y. Brown, III. Brown graduated from Henry Clay High School in Lexington and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in broadcast journalism. While at the University of North Carolina, Brown was a reporter on the University’s Carolina Week. Brown was named after her aunt, Pamela Brown, who died in 1970 at the age of 28 in a hot air ballooning accident with her husband, commodities broker Rod Anderson, age 32. Brown has interned for Senator Hillary Clinton and was one of the initial stockholders of Roadhouse Grill, Inc., a Florida-based casual dining restaurant chain.