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.
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As states continue the reopening process, airports and airlines are also continuing to adjust to the changing conditions of the pandemic. Officials with Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) in West Columbia, say they’ve put a number of safety measures in place to make travelers feel as comfortable as
Five years ago, a self-proclaimed white supremacist walked into the Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston and carried out a mass shooting, killing nine people and injuring several others.
A Midlands group is inviting the community to join them as the recreate the historic Million Man March, this weekend, in the wake of national unrest after the death of George Floyd. That’s happening at the Martin Luther King Junior Park in Columbia, Sunday, June 14.
A Midlands woman is sharing her experience after receiving her stimulus payment in the form of a debit card. Beth Bolton of Columbia says, at first, she was so skeptical as to whether this was actually her stimulus payment that she almost threw the debit card away.
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.
Protestors across the nation are planning to take part in car demonstrations, Saturday, May 30, asking state leaders to temporarily cancel all rent and mortgage payments in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Over the course of the coronavirus pandemic, there’s been concern for everyone’s safety but especially those considered our most vulnerable. That includes those who feel unsafe at the place they call home.
Health professionals at the Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center in the Pee Dee are awaiting the results of two experimental COVID-19 treatments. Right now, there is no FDA-approved treatment for the virus, driving medical experts around the world to find what’s most effective.
Students and faculty will be returning to the University of South Carolina campus for the fall semester, but this week, we’re learning about some changes to the calendar that could make the school year feel considerably different from years past.
Friday, May 15 a South Carolina Supreme Court order postponing evictions and foreclosures will expire. The ruling was in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the economic downfalls that have come with it.
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.
Some lawmakers will be pushing for changes to our state’s absentee process when they return to session, Tuesday, May 12. A bill being introduced in the House says there should be some adjustments made to protect voters amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Tuesday, May 5 is your chance to help local nonprofits overcome the impact of COVID-19. The seventh annual Midlands Gives challenge kicks off at 6 a.m. and goes until midnight, Wednesday, May 6 but the challenge will look a lot different this year because of the pandemic.
A new task force created by State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman to help with plans for students this summer and fall will meet for the first time, Thursday, April 30. It’s called AccelerateED.
A cross analysis is underway at the Department of Health and Environmental Control and the results are pending. Officials there want to make sure the agency is providing the most accurate number of COVID-19 cases and deaths.
The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of South Carolina and NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund have filed a federal lawsuit against members of the South Carolina Election Commission (SEC) and Governor Henry McMaster for not ensuring all voters can vote by mail during the pandemic.