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.

COVID-19 Cases On The Rise In W.Va. As ‘Summer Surge’ Hits The Nation

The number of COVID cases in West Virginia has more than doubled in the past month.

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Number Of Children In Foster Care At Lowest Level In 7 Years

State officials are reporting West Virginia has less than 6,000 kids in state care for the first time in seven years.

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Cancer Advocates Petition Governor To Address Tobacco Use In Special Session

Cancer advocates are petitioning West Virginia’s governor to consider an investment for tobacco prevention in his expected call for a special session in August.

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DoHS Seeks To Avoid Trial In Foster Care Lawsuit

The Department of Human Services has asked the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia to decide a foster care lawsuit on a summary judgment.

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