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

McCracken Co. K-9 sworn in

Hwy. 60 down to 1 lane east of Grayridge for semi on guardrail

Flags lowered to half-staff to honor U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens

  Williamson Co. deputies looking for 2 suspects in series of thefts; 1 identified, no longer considered suspect

SLIDESHOW: Williamson Co. deputies trying to ID theft suspects

  Heartland flooded roads, bridge information

  IDOT: Rte. 146 between East Cape Girardeau, Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge reopens

  FIRST ALERT ACTION DAY through Saturday due to extreme heat index

  Woman sentenced to 40 years in prison for Carbondale murder

  FEMA agrees to conduct damage assessment in Cape Girardeau and other counties

  Gabe Parker attorneys file motion to suppress his statements from day of Marshall Co. High School shooting

5 kids reported missing in McCracken Co. located

PHOTOS: 5 missing kids in McCracken Co., Ky.

  2 accused of throwing bricks from building roof in Benton, Ky.

Hawaii man accused of charging around $8K to stolen Graves Co. Fiscal Court credit card

First mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in southern Ill.

Ameren shares energy-saving tips ahead of high temps

  New, bigger pumps installed near Rte. 146 in East Cape Girardeau

  2 charged in connection to string of burglaries in Mt. Vernon, Ill.

Mayfield man facing drug charges after report of attempted burglary

  Marion, Ill. police looking for 2 men in connection to stolen bicycle

4 people injured in 3-vehicle crash on I-57 at mile marker 84

Woman wanted, 2 men arrested in connection to Mayfield murder investigation

Ky. police looking for 3 men in connection to stolen credit cards investigation

PHOTOS: Stolen credit card investigation in Mayfield and McCracken Co.

Mayfield, Ky. man sentenced to 30 years for child porn

2 men face attempted murder charges after drive-by shooting reported in Mayfield, Ky.

Cape Girardeau city finance director honored for 31 years of service; replacement named

  Christopher police seize nearly $35K in counterfeit bills, fake payroll checks

Gov. Pritzker urges participation in damage assessment following historic flooding