Emma Packard

Emma Packard comes to WTVA from Indianapolis, Indiana. So the Mississippi humidity has been an adjustment.

Title: Reporter

Emma Packard comes to WTVA from Indianapolis, Indiana. So the Mississippi humidity has been an adjustment.

While studying journalism at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, she interned in the news department at WISH-TV.

She has learned news is more than relaying facts, it's telling stories. Now, she is excited for the opportunity to tell your stories.

In her free time, Emma enjoys training her cat, reading, and exploring her new home of Mississippi.

If you have any story ideas, please email Emma at epackard@wtva.com.

Recent Posts by Emma Packard

Boil water notice issued for entire city of Starkville

A boil water notice was issued for the entire city of Starkville Thursday morning.

Driver taken to hospital after Interstate 22 wreck in Itawamba County

Updated Article - Crews removed a driver from a wreck that happened Wednesday morning in Itawamba County.

Arrest made in Columbus homicide

Updated Article - Police have released the name of the man who is charged with murder after an overnight shooting.

State auditor: Serious issues with some Mississippi agencies

A report from the state auditor shows several Mississippi agencies failed to meet requirements when it comes to spending public funds.

Columbus mayor releases statement on fatal shooting of teen

Columbus Mayor Robert Smith released a statement on social media in response to the fatal shooting of a teenager.

Yalobusha County Sheriff's Office searching for missing teen

Seventeen-year-old Domingo Pascual-Lucas was last seen on Saturday. If you know where he is, contact the Yalobusha County Sheriff's Office.

Interstate 22 traffic back to normal after 18-wheeler wreck in Fulton

Updated Article - Traffic is back to normal following an 18-wheeler wreck in Fulton.

Overnight fire destroys Mantachie home

A house fire on Thursday night left a Mantachie home a total loss.

Troopers: No injuries in Union County 18-wheeler wreck

No injuries were reported after an 18-wheeler overturned in Blue Springs.

Child hit by vehicle in Eupora, later dies

A child was hit and killed by a vehicle in Eupora Monday afternoon, according to police.

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