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 Midlands Army veteran battling ALS is able to fulfill a bucket list item. This week, she was back in uniform to lead the latest group of soldiers to complete basic training at Fort Jackson, as the soldiers marched off of Hilton Field for their graduation ceremony.
-Some residents in Kershaw County are complaining about a new fire service fee approved this week by county council. The fee is designed to improve and expand fire services, but some residents think it’s unfair.
Hundreds of thousands are living without enough food here in the Palmetto State. The Department of Social Services helps to address this issue for one of our most vulnerable populations through an annual program. It’s called the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program.
Nearly four years since the shooting massacre at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, Tuesday, the South Carolina Human Affairs Commission will hold a remembrance ceremony in Columbia. It’s an annual event to honor the victims.
We’ve been gearing up for the start of hurricane season all week long during Hurricane Preparedness Week, and officials with the SC Emergency Management Division tell WIS-TV that being prepared means recognizing just how threatening these storms can be and knowing they can happen anywhere.
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.
It's been two months since a former USC student was killed following a boat crash near Parris Island. Monday, a 20-year-old man is set to be arraigned on charges connected to that deadly crash back in February.