Emily joined KCTV5 in July 2012. She is a Kansas City metro native who grew up in Lee's Summit and Parkville.
She’s covered breaking news and severe weather in Jefferson City, Springfield and Kansas City, Mo.
She's a die-hard Chiefs fan and a loyal Royals and Sporting KC fan who was thrilled to cover the Royals World Series win and the Chiefs Super Bowl championship.
In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, kayaking, bicycling, watching movies and documentaries as well as attending concerts. Her pups Punch and Piper keep her thoroughly entertained.
Updated: Jun. 22, 2022 at 6:18 PM EDT|
By Emily Rittman and Andrew McMunn
Animal services workers rescued 16 dogs that they say were found chained and left to live in horrific conditions alone in the woods in Kansas.
Updated: Feb. 24, 2022 at 8:44 AM EST|
By Emily Rittman and Debra Worley
Billie said their three children worked tirelessly to make their dad proud during his journey to get well. She believes Roger’s strength inspired them to each accomplish important achievements in each of their lives.