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.

Rethinking Retraining: Why Worker Training Programs Alone Won’t Save Coal Country
Living Wage: Ohio Valley Workers, Employers React As House Votes For $15 Minimum Wage 
New Economic Data Show Appalachia’s Struggles Amid Coal’s Decline
Retired Miners Make One More Push For Pension Protection On Capitol Hill
Automation For The People? Ohio Valley At High Risk For Job Losses
Defendant Wants To Change Plea In Kentucky Coal Dust Fraud Case
Federal Prosecutor Adds Charges In Kentucky Coal Dust Fraud Case
New ARC Grants Combine Economic Recovery And Addiction Recovery
Ohio Valley Senators Again Aim to Shore Up Shaky Pension Plan For Coal Miners