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

Woman sentenced to 10 years in southeast Mo. meth trafficking investigation; will be deported after serving term

  ‘Earthquake 101’ held in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

  Retired Catholic priest in southeast Mo. pleaded not guilty on child sex abuse charges

DEA launches Operation Crystal Shield, 1 hub in St. Louis

  Police investigating after vehicle shot multiple times in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

  Jay Bouwmeester releases statement following heart procedure

Cardinals offering $6 tickets in flash sale

Fugitive, member of Aryan Brotherhood of Texas arrested in Bernie, Mo.

Chiefs celebrate victory in downtown Kansas City

Humane society looking for information on dumped animals in Caruthersville, Mo.

Inclined baby sleepers, rocking seats recalled due to risk of suffocation

  Sikeston, Mo. man accused of holding woman against her will for 3 weeks, assaulting her

  Sheriff: Crews cleaning up ‘most complex’ meth lab he’s ever seen in Butler County, Mo.

  Man arrested in connection to shots fired at Poplar Bluff, Mo. motel

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

Legislation filed in Mo. to fight call ‘spoofing’

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

Crews battled fire in Kennett, Mo.

  Missouri approves Heartland facilities to cultivate, deliver medical marijuana

  Dexter, Mo. nurse loses license, pleads guilty to stealing patient medication

Southeast Mo. superintendent brings Christmas cheer to students with character costumes

Cardinals announce signing of Korean pitcher Kwang-hyun Kim

FBI looking for woman in connection to child sexual exploitation investigation

Poplar Bluff police make holiday patrols

  Reward raised after more animals found dead in Caruthersville, Mo.; police investigating

$500K sewer main repair, replacement underway in Kennett, Mo.

Mo. State Highway Patrol launches upgraded AMBER Alert system

WalletHub’s best stores for Black Friday

  Mo. hunters help save deer stuck in fence

Police: Child gave false information about attempted child abduction in Perryville, Mo.