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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

Recent Posts by Emma Packard

Troopers: 18-wheeler goes off road near Myrtle

No one was injured after an 18-wheeler went off the roadway near Myrtle.

Fire official: Oktibbeha County home destroyed in blaze

A home was destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning.

Troopers: I-22 clear after semi goes off road near Blue Springs

No injuries were reported after a semi-truck hit a cable barrier near Blue Springs.

Charges pending after deadly Baldwyn shooting

Baldwyn police confirmed a person was killed in a Tuesday afternoon shooting incident.

3 injured in Highway 7 wreck in Oxford

Three people were taken to the hospital following a wreck this morning in Oxford.

Troopers: 1 injured in Union County crash

The wreck happened on Highway 15, just north of New Albany.

School bus catches fire in Oxford; no injuries

There were students on the bus, but no one was injured.

Columbus man arrested for breaking and entering

The incident is still under investigation.

Fire officials: Lowndes County business on fire

Firefighters are on the scene of a fire at P&R Scrap Metal Recycling in Lowndes County, Fire Coordinator Neal Austin said.

Lee County home destroyed in fire

A Mooreville home is a total loss after a Sunday night fire, according to fire officials.

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