Brooke Buckner

Brooke Buckner

Reporter, KFVS

Cape Girardeau, MO

Brooke Buckner joined the Heartland News Team as a multimedia journalist in May 2020.

She was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas and moved to Jonesboro, Arkansas to attend Arkansas State University.

At Arkansas State, Brooke worked as a writer for the Delta Digital News Service and was a reporter for ASU-TV News.

Brooke’s passion for the news business comes from her father, who has worked as a TV Meteorologist her entire life. She considers news stations her second home.

In her free time, she likes to play tennis and learn new songs on the guitar.


Recent Articles by Brooke

  Cape Girardeau Health Center gives update on mask mandate

  Family donates boxes of sensory items to Jackson students with special needs

  Cape Girardeau musician impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

  Thrift store sees increase in donations amid pandemic

  Cape Girardeau leaders react to governor’s special session

  Extracurricular activities look different at Saxony Lutheran High School during pandemic

  Jackson and Cape Girardeau educators give summer school update

  Kids adjusting to wearing masks in schools

  Extreme heat could kill your car battery

  Canceled events impacting non-profit organizations

  Southeast Mo. church stops in-person services for rest of summer due to COVID-19 pandemic

  Businesses donate lunch to Cape Girardeau Public Health Center to show support

  Music lessons continue during pandemic

  Coin shortage in the Heartland

BBB warns of coronavirus text message scam

  All Jackson R-2 students to return to class

  Mask requirements put in place in Cape Girardeau

  Coping with stress during COVID-19 pandemic

  Home improvement stores struggle to keep shelves full during pandemic

  Bus driver shortage for Cape Girardeau schools

  Outdoor visiting stations built at The Lutheran Home

  Perryville recognizes hometown heroes

  Perryville leaders recommend residents take precautions

  In-person classes recommended this fall

  MoDOT: Traffic fatalities higher than last year

  Historically low fertilizer prices could save farmers money in the future

  Housing market soars due to historically low interest rates

  Staying hydrated in summer heat

  Swimming safety: what you need to know

  Facebook scams on the rise amid pandemic