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

  Retired Catholic priest in southeast Mo. charged with multiple counts of child sex abuse

Paducah man accused of trying to use forged checks to buy house, car

Fire truck hit at scene of grass fire on I-57 in Scott County, Mo.

Cape Girardeau program awarded money for renovation of old police station property

  Police investigating after vehicle shot multiple times in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

  Jay Bouwmeester releases statement following heart procedure

Weakley Co. Sheriff’s Office reports recent scams, one cost resident $3,500

Carbondale man accused of threatening others with gun

  Chili’s Bar & Grill coming to Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Police: Teen jailed, another injured after shooting himself in leg with stolen handgun

Death investigation underway in Carbondale, Ill.

  Pravin Varughese Scholarship awarded to Pinckneyville student

  Corps of Engineers to begin Phase I floodfight in Cairo, Reelfoot-Obion, Missouri areas

I-57 southbound blocked at 69.5 mile marker in Franklin Co., Ill.

Cape Girardeau native appointed to Mo. Court of Appeals

Gas-powered off-road vehicles recalled due to fire hazard

Ceiling fan recalled due to blades possibly breaking off

Murray State 2020 Presidential Lecture to feature guest speaker Adm. William McRaven

Former bar manager accused of stealing more than $100K from Sikeston American Legion

Mo. Ethics Commission releases findings on Greitens allegations

PHOTO GALLERY: Cute, cute, cute Heartland babies

  2 in custody, 1 wanted in connection to shooting at Cape Girardeau banquet center that injured 5

Olmsted Lock and Dam, Kentucky Lock, Paducah floodwall funded in 2020 work plan

20 winners return for 40th season of ‘Survivor’

Cardinals offering $6 tickets in flash sale

Illinois first state to do in-state testing for 2019 novel coronavirus

  Construction of Center Junction Diverging Diamond Interchange to begin

  Paducah teen in custody, accused of threatening to bring gun to school to shoot people

  Carbondale police investigating report of 5 people attacking 2 victims

  Police looking for man in connection to vehicle break-ins near Marion Town Square