Emily Scarlett

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”: escarlett@wistv.com. Facebook: Emily Scarlett WIS TV Twitter: @ScarlettWISTV

Recent Articles by Emily

  Proposed bill at SC Statehouse could make fake service animals a crime

Midlands group tackles gun violence on anniversary of Parkland, FL shooting

DHEC officials say Denmark water is safe to drink, some residents still unconvinced

Lexington woman stands with MADD for harsher DUI laws after four family members killed by drunk driver

Richland County has 2nd highest number of murders for SC in 2017, report says

Son of living survivor of Orangeburg Massacre says tragedy continues to shape father’s life

Attorney says religious-based foster care agency getting federal funds is unfair to foster families

18-year-old discovers heart condition, becomes Midlands spokeswoman for American Heart Association

Lexington woman pushes for tougher penalties after being hit by distracted driver

Give your say on new Lex. County school attendance zones at public meeting Wednesday

Major tax reform could change the way you file this year

UPDATE: Coroner ID’s pedestrian struck, killed by SLED vehicle on Millwood Ave.; SLED agent on administrative duties

Daughter’s 1999 murder leaves Midlands mother on decades-long mission

Lung cancer survivor challenges you to test your home for radon before it’s too late

Federal workers struggle to survive government shutdown, Midlands group accepts donations to help

United Way seeks volunteers to help count Midlands homeless population, distribute care packages

Shaw AFB 3-Star General reflects on Civil Rights Movement in military, ahead of MLK Day

February SNAP benefits available Thursday will need to last for next six weeks

Amid sexual assault investigation at AZ nursing facility, Midlands professional advises on how to protect loved ones

New recreation complex will bring splash pad attraction to Newberry this summer