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

  Dexter man facing charges after 2 young children test positive for meth

  Three Rivers College holds news conference on industrial hemp education project

Man wanted in connection with UTV theft in Poplar Bluff captured

RESULTS: Aug. 6 special election in Mo.

  Bicyclist hit, killed on Hwy. 62 in Miner, Mo.

Poplar Bluff man facing child porn charges

Doniphan police announce changes to school traffic flow

Heartland flooded roads, bridge information

Grand opening held for new Sikeston elementary school

Amber Alert canceled, person in custody for filing false report

Sikeston DPS investigating weekend shooting

FEMA approves disaster assistance to Mo. counties recovering from flooding, storms

Mo. auditor asks Gov. Parson for help getting Missourians their 2018 state tax refunds

3-year-old girl hit by car in Sikeston, Mo.

Record spotted gar caught by Wayne Co., Mo. angler

Recall: infant neck support accessory due to risk of suffocation

  Penalties increase for those caught poaching in Mo.

  Former Fisk, Mo. clerk accused of stealing money from city

Smoke alarms recalled for possible risk of not alerting to fire

  Flash flooding stalls vehicles in Kennett, Mo.

Kansas City Chiefs become Missouri’s official NFL team

Gov. Parson signs legislation to ‘Back the Blue’ with specialty license plate

Leaders from Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee form new community development organization

  Longtime, former Ripley County, Mo. sheriff laid to rest

Southeast Mo. counties pre-file for medical marijuana applications

1 emergency siren down in Cardwell, Mo.

  In-home health care worker facing charges after Sikeston man’s death

  MDC announces plan for Mo. elk hunting

Senators urge MLB to extend safety netting to right, left field corners at all ballparks

Frozen spinach recalled due to possible Listeria contamination