Amber Ruch

Amber Ruch

Digital Content Manager, KFVS

Cape Girardeau, MO

Amber Ruch attended Southeast Missouri State University where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and a minor in Creative Writing in December 2010.

Amber was the first digital intern at KFVS. She interned for a semester in the spring of 2010. She was hired in February 2011 as the web producer for County News, a hyper-local group of sites that branched off from Each of the 15 sites covered events and stories in one county in the Heartland.

A little more than two years later, Amber became a digital content producer for Since then, she has been a digital content executive producer and now the digital content manager.

Amber is a native of DeSoto, Mo. When not working, she enjoys spending time outside in the sunshine and traveling to new places.


  • Missouri Broadcasters Association Award for Convergent Media - 2018


  • Southeast Missouri State University, Bachelor's degree in Journalism, 2010

Recent Articles by Amber

Black Friday ad previews 2019

SLIDESHOW: Black Friday ads 2019

Avenue of Flags display canceled due to weather

2 injured in crash on Rte. AB just outside Cape Girardeau city limits

St. Francois Co., Mo. deputies investigating armed home invasion, shooting

PHOTOS: Trailer stolen from work site in Carmi, Ill.

Marion, Ill. man sentenced on meth, weapons charges

  Police: Child gave false information about attempted child abduction in Perryville, Mo.

Mo. Dept. of Revenue received nearly 950 applications for ‘Back the Blue’ license plates

  Adopt a senior pet from a shelter in November

  Interim chancellor Dunn acknowledges budget challenges in University address

Gov. Bevin discussed election results, recanvassing request in news conference on Wednesday

  Check Results: November 2019 General Election

  WANTED: Inmate walked away from work detail in Calloway Co., Ky., $1,000 reward offered

‘The Drug Llama’ sentenced to 9 years for distributing fentanyl on dark web

Cardinals games to be broadcast on new radio station in southern Ill.

Cardinals extend contracts for Mozeliak, Girsch and Shildt

  One pool, two pools: Future of swimming in Cape Girardeau

  Students name baby dinosaurs at SIU

Ky. man wanted on 6 outstanding warrants in custody after burglary, crashing stolen vehicle

  Kevil, Ky. man facing drug-related charges after leaving scene of crash

Young Mo. hunters harvest 18,158 deer in early youth portion

  Checks reveal 16 non-compliant sex offenders in Cape Girardeau Co. on Halloween

Carbondale police investigating shooting death of 16-year-old

Ill. man wanted on warrant for escape is now in custody

McDonald’s celebrates 40th anniversary of Happy Meal with throwback toys

Carbondale man found guilty of possession of weapon by a felon

  3rd death reported in Illinois after vaping-related illness

Halloween in the Heartland 2019

Man found guilty of resisting arrest after high-speed chase in Dunklin Co., Mo.