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

2 men fled McCracken Co. Sheriff Officers

Man wanted in connection to shots fired at Poplar Bluff, Mo. motel; reward offered

Murphysboro, Ill. man sentenced to 1 year in prison on weapon charge

  Dog whose mouth was sealed shut with rubberbands, is now available for adoption

  Crews respond to house fire in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Man facing drug charges after traffic stop in Ballard County, Ky.

  Cape Girardeau opens Broadway flood gate, Themis gate remains closed

Remains of Sesser, Ill. soldier killed in Korean War return home

Corps of Engineers begin Phase I floodfight in Heartland areas

Body found near Brookport Bridge in 2018 identified as Louisville, Ky. man

Legislation filed in Mo. to fight call ‘spoofing’

  Charleston, Mo. man sentenced to life in prison for shooting at trooper in 2017

  3 suspicious deaths related to recreational drug use under investigation in southeast Mo.

Martin, Tenn. police arrest man with warrants in Weakley Co. and Wisconsin

Cape Girardeau police investigating shooting on Henderson Ave.

Water on the rise in Miller City, Ill.

Auditor: Thousands of Missourians still waiting for 2018 tax refunds

Murray, Ky. man facing robbery charge

Ky. couple accused of hitting 3-year-old girl with belt, leaving bruises

Holiday travel mugs recalled due to fire hazard

Heartland Hoops games Week 1

Ky. Dept. for Public Health reports first vaping-related death

Libbey Glass recalls milk bottles

Bollinger County, Mo. will be center of Great American Eclipse 2024

SLIDESHOW: Scott Co. fire truck overturns on way to fire

  Boil water advisories lifted after water main breaks in Jackson, Mo.

Ill. task force releases recommendations for 4-lane highway between Waterloo and Murphysboro

App aims to act as ‘panic button’ for schools, businesses in case of emergency

  Macy’s in Carbondale to close

Gov. Parson orders flags at half-staff in honor of firefighter, paramedic who died on duty