Emily Rice

Emily has been with WVPB since December 2022 and is the Appalachia Health News Reporter, based in Charleston. She has worked in several areas of journalism since her graduation from Marshall University in 2016, including work as a reporter, photographer, videographer and managing editor for newsprint and magazines. Before coming to WVPB, she worked as the features editor of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph, the managing editor of West Virginia Executive Magazine and as an education reporter for The Cortez Journal in Cortez, Colorado.

First Measles Case In 15 Years Announced In W.Va.

West Virginia's first case of measles in 15 years was reported Monday afternoon.

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DoHS Responds To Minor’s Death

West Virginia Department of Human Services Cabinet Secretary, Cynthia Persily released a statement on the recent death of a minor.

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Appalachian Partnership Awarded USDA Grant

An Appalachia food program received a grant to help provide healthy foods and strengthen local food financing programs.

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