Emily Scarlett joined WIS-TV as a weekend anchor/reporter in May 2017.
She is originally from Southfield, MI and a graduate of the University of Michigan.
Emily is an award-winning journalist after her coverage on one of the pioneers in the fight against HIV/AIDS in the Quad Cities area.
Her career in news broadcasting began as a morning announcer for her elementary school. Her journey to the news desk continued in middle school when she was selected as a student columnist for her city’s newspaper.
Previously, Emily has worked as an anchor for KFBB in Great Falls, Montana and a morning anchor for WHBF in the Quad Cities. After testing out the Northwest and getting back to the Midwest for some time, she is excited to try out the South for a change.
Emily enjoys exploring new places and especially trying out new food. She is open to suggestions as she gets to know more about the Columbia area.
Feel free to reach out with news tips, or just to say “hello”: email@example.com.
A July report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that about 65% of surveyed COVID-19 patients report feeling back to normal between five and 12 days after testing positive.
The South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority (SC Housing) is introducing a new program Monday, June 8 to provide more home ownership opportunities to the people they say are the most dedicated community servants in our state, especially as we endure the coronavirus pandemic.
South Carolina is now just days away from reopening close contact businesses like barbershops, nail salons and gyms. This was part of the discussion at the latest AccelerateSC Task Force meeting, Wednesday, May 13 at the University of South Carolina Alumni Center.
Governor Henry McMaster is expected to reopen public beaches and retail stores this week. According to the Post and Courier, this has been confirmed by the governor’s chief of staff, Trey Walker, who says the announcement will come sometime Monday, April 20.
A Midlands business owner has come up with a way to keep his staff working all while helping to support health care workers in the state. Koss Creative Brands in Columbia is now printing South Carolina “Strong” t-shirts during these uncertain and trying times.
More than 2 million people across eight states, and in the nation’s capital, are expected to take part in Thursday’s Great SouthEast ShakeOut. This safety drill is the highlight of South Carolina’s ongoing Earthquake Preparedness Week.
With mandatory evacuations now underway along the South Carolina coast, there are more than a dozen emergency shelters available to accommodate those who need a place to stay, as we continue to await possible impact from Hurricane Dorian.
Hurricane Dorian is expected to impact travel plans for Labor Day weekend, and especially for those flying through Florida. Now, some airlines are helping passengers make a quick change of plans, if necessary.
One Midlands church family is feeling uneasy after an armed robbery and shooting at their place of worship early Sunday morning. The search for the suspect continues after the incident at the Centro Cristiano de Columbia Church on Decker Boulevard.
Monday, South Carolina senators discussed how to address underperforming schools across the state. Statewide education reform is still at the forefront – even with lawmakers technically on summer vacation.
The discussion surrounding education reform in our state continues. A senate education subcommittee will meet Monday morning at the State House. Dozens of SC for Ed members are planning to be there, as well.
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources says they’ll be stepping up patrols on lakes and rivers across the state for the Memorial Day weekend. Officials say that makes this the perfect time for a reminder of the basics when it comes to boating safety.
There is just one day left in the first year of the current legislative session. That means several of the proposed bills lawmakers have been discussing over the last several weeks will either move forward or get put on hold.