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

  Poplar Bluff School District hires contact tracers

  Paducah group hosts drive-by block party voter event

  ‘Yankee Lady’ B-17 war plane stops in Perryville

  Missouri Bicentennial Quilt on display at Dunklin Co. Library

Heartland organizations benefit from Amazon Smile

  Cape Girardeau Public Library expands WiFi to parks

  Sandbag removal begins in East Cape Girardeau

  Oktoberfest fundraiser continues during pandemic

  Bullying incidents at Cape Central Middle School decrease due to pandemic

  Paducah businesses impacted by QuiltWeek cancellation

  Kennett Fire Department partners with FCC to educate senior citizens

  Three Rivers College renovates theater

  Election poll workers needed in Cape Girardeau County

  Poplar Bluff Middle School ‘Giving Closet’ opens for students in need

  Mississippi River Tales Murals get improvements

  76th annual Sikeston American Legion Cotton Carnival continues during pandemic

  Jackson police handle donation thefts at non-profit

  Morley, Mo. receives grant to pave roads

  McCracken Co. residents create signs to reduce car crashes

First day of phase 2 at Center Junction

  Cape Girardeau vs. Jackson rivalry game adjusts to pandemic

  SIU law students raise awareness for voter registration

  Bikers on the Square event continues amid pandemic

  Cape Girardeau Co. Clerk’s Office adds new website feature for absentee voters

  10,000 masks donated to John J. Pershing VA Medical Center

  Perry County Memorial Hospital receives new CPR device

  Interactive website teaches children about 9/11

  Perry County School Dist. provides free meals to students

  Daycares filling up across the Heartland causes challenges for parents

  Pumpkin farm opens, adjusts to pandemic