Ashida worked in the legal departments at major entertainment companies like Fox and Disney. Her previous jobs were heavy in research, holding a different kind of work culture. Ashida left to start working at FremantleMedia North America as a temporary employee, but her knowledge of the entertainment industry and legal field paved the way to a permanent position.
Ashida and her co-workers assist FremantleMedia North America’s attorneys. She takes notes, coordinates meetings, and drafts legal contracts. In her department, they focus on contracts for the company's scripted programs. Despite the stresses that come with working in a legal department, Ashida and her team support one another and always enjoy their time at work.