Emma Packard

Emma Packard came to WTVA from Indianapolis, Indiana, in 2017.

Title: Anchor and Multi-Media Journalist

Emma Packard comes to WTVA from Indianapolis, Indiana.

The Mississippi humidity was 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 about 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

Yalobusha County deputies searching for escaped inmate

The Yalobusha County Sheriff's Office is searching for an escaped inmate.

Teenager arrested for fatal Calhoun City shooting

Police arrested a teenager for the February shooting death of a man in Calhoun City.

Tupelo Police search for man accused of using fake checks

Using video from the transactions, Police identified the suspect as Derris Standifer.

Oxford Police: Pedestrian injured in wreck with pick-up truck

One person was taken to the hospital after a wreck involving a pedestrian and a pick-up truck in Oxford.

Oktibbeha County Lake dam under 'watch' status as rain raises water level

Emergency management officials upgraded the Oktibbeha County Lake dam to "watch" status due to recent heavy rainfall.

Firefighters responded to Lowndes County house fire

Firefighters responded Saturday night to a house fire in Lowndes County.

Walnut Police searching for runaway teenager

According to a post on the Corinth Police Department's Facebook page, Dmitrius Rabel, 17, was last seen in New Albany, walking south.

Missing Itawamba County teen found safe

Updated - The Itawamba County Sheriff's Office says a missing teenager has been found safe.

Coroner: One dead after Monroe County house fire

One person was found dead after a house fire Monday morning, Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley said.

Driver killed in Lee County Christmas Day crash identified

One person was killed in a Christmas Day crash in Lee County.

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