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

Power outage forces a boil water alert for some people in Noxubee County

This boil water alert affects customers in Noxubee County.

Firefighters respond to Monroe County house fire

The fire started early Monday morning near Hamilton.

Police: Pedestrian involved in minor traffic accident

A pedestrian's arm was hit by a vehicle in Shannon Monday night.

Winston County deputies search for hiker

Winston County deputies are searching for a missing Alabama hiker.

One person injured in Lowndes County crash

One person was injured after a car hit a tree in Lowndes County Wednesday night.

Columbus police investigate shooting report

Columbus police are investigating after reports of shots fired in the city.

Rollover closes part of Chickasaw County highway

An 18-wheeler rollover closed part of Highway 45 Alternate in Chickasaw County Friday morning.

Fire Officials: No injuries in Tupelo 18-wheeler fire

No injuries were reported in an 18-wheeler fire at a Tupelo gas station Tuesday morning

House damaged in overnight fire in Tupelo

A house was damaged in a fire Thursday night in Tupelo, according to fire officials.

Police: Part of human skull found under Winona home

Part of a human skull was found underneath a Winona home Thursday.

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