Becca Schimmel

Becca Schimmel

WKYU (Bowling Green, KY)

Becca Schimmel’s job is to cover jobs for the ReSource, finding stories about the region’s rapidly changing economy and our built environment. She earned her journalism degree from Murray State University where she has been a producer and general assignment reporter for WKMS. She has also worked in newspapers in Paducah and Marion, Kentucky. Becca grew up in Lexington, Kentucky, and you can often find her behind a book, lifting weights, or watching the UK Wildcats play basketball.

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