As a reporter she goes by Jessica Lilly, her maiden name. Mrs. Doty was born and raised in Southern West Virginia. She lives in Athens with her husband Tim, daughter Jayden, and son Tyler. She enjoys spending time with her family, theatre, and almost anything outdoors. She attended Concord University as a student then worked at WVNS-TV in Beckley as a producer and then reporter. She has produced several stories for NPR and her reporting was also featured on radio shows in New York and Canada.
- B.A., Communication Arts, Emphasis: Electronic Media (Broadcasting and Journalism), Minor: Business Administration