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

Temporary detours in place on Old Cape Road in Jackson for water line project

  John J. Pershing VA Medical Center to host dedication for new Cape Girardeau facility

  Carbondale, Ill. lake closed due to algae issues

  Pres. Trump approves Ill. disaster declaration

  Influx of frogs, toads after historic flooding in southeast Mo.

  Sikeston school officials reviewing protocol for buses at train crossings

City of Benton to receive more than $100K for pavement improvements

City of Mayfield awarded nearly $98K for pavement improvements

  Escaped Penn. prisoner arrested in Dexter, Mo.

  US 45 Ohio River ’Brookport’ Bridge reopens, new restrictions added

Herrin, Ill. man sentenced to 4 years for insurance fraud

  Law enforcement digging in Scott Co., Mo. field as part of investigation into Cheryl Ann Scherer disappearance

Man facing charges in Paducah, Ky. shooting

  High school cheerleading coach facing charges after inappropriate video sent to cheerleaders

  Officers honored at Cape Girardeau city council meeting

Sex offender out of Ind. wanted after fleeing traffic stop in Union Co., Ill.

  SIU athletic director Jerry Kill leaving, accepts position at Virginia Tech

  Heartland Football Friday Week 4

  Benton, Ill. native killed while defusing mines in Iraq honored at high school football game

  Man facing charges after toddler found in middle of road in Carlisle Co., Ky.

  Man arrested in connection to porch theft

  Cape Girardeau man found guilty in 2017 shooting

  SIU launches search for chancellor for Carbondale campus

  Ky. State Police announces statewide Victims Assistance Program

  Cape Girardeau police looking for suspect after high-speed chase

PHOTOS: Herrin Railroad

City of Herrin holds ribbon cutting railroad’s inaugural run

  $3M awarded to improve maternal health at Cape Girardeau hospital

Traffic diverted on KY 1377 in Carlisle Co. for crash involving semi-truck hauling hogs

Abandoned vehicle with dog inside found in Washington Co., Mo.