Emma Packard

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

Title: Reporter
epackard@wtva.com

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

Tupelo highway reopens after 18-wheeler crash

Updated Article - Traffic is back to normal after an 18-wheeler crash on Highway 45 in Tupelo.

Lowndes County home destroyed in overnight fire

An overnight fire destroyed a home in Lowndes County.

Firefighters: Blaze damages Tupelo businesses

An overnight fire damaged multiple businesses, according to Tupelo Fire Chief Thomas Walker.

Lowndes County home a total loss after fire

A Lowndes County trailer home was destroyed in a fire Monday morning

Overnight fire destroys Prentiss County home

A Monday morning fire left a Prentiss County home a total loss.

Columbus firefighters respond to apartment fire

Columbus firefighters responded to an apartment fire on Wednesday morning.

Calhoun Sheriff: Deputies search for two stolen motorcycles

Calhoun County sheriff's deputies are searching for two stolen motorcycles.

UPDATE: Alcorn County deputies arrest escaped inmate

Alcorn County sheriff's deputies arrest an inmate who escaped from jail in DeSoto County.

Parks Utilities lifts boil water alert in Noxubee County

Updated - Parks Utilities has lifted its boil water alert for customers in Noxubee County.

Firefighters respond to Monroe County house fire

The fire started early Monday morning near Hamilton.

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