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

Current boil water orders in the Heartland

  TBI searching for armed, dangerous man in Reelfoot Lake double homicide

18 new cases of COVID-19, 1 additional death in Jackson County, Ill.

7 new cases of COVID-19 in Perry County, Ill.

Carbondale police investigating home invasion

Nearly 4K new cases of COVID-19 reported in Ill.

  Herrin Community school dist. to repay more than $2M

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Dept. reports 37 new cases of COVID-19

Heartland road projects 1/26

  Lockdown lifted at Murray H.S. after report of shots fired

60 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Cape Girardeau Co.

  4 from southeast Mo. arrested with 3 others on federal racketeering charges

Kentucky Lock and Dam Proj. receives $110M

Power restored in western Ky. after outage

Man facing felony child porn charges in Cape Girardeau Co.

Gov. Pritzker announces vaccine website; 2,944 new cases of COVID-19 in Ill.

Cape Girardeau Co. Public Health Center: COVID-19 vaccine limited, those who don’t fall under eligibility asked to cancel appointment

M2.6 earthquake recorded near East Prairie, Mo.

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Dept. reports 26 new cases of COVID-19

43 new cases of COVID-19, 4 additional deaths reported in Perry County, Ill.

  Investigation underway after man found dead on side of road in Pemiscot Co.

26 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Cape Girardeau Co.

Calloway Co. High School will move to virtual learning after COVID-19 exposure

  Heartland Hoops Week 3

Gov. Beshear: Ky. COVID-19 positivity rate continues to decline

Gov. Beshear commemorates Kentucky’s COVID-19 victims

  Woman stabbed at Cape La Croix Trail, 1 arrested

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Dept. reports 65 new cases of COVID-19

  Carbondale City Hall to reopen Monday

9 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Reynolds County, Mo.