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.

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
Black Lung, Red Ink: Residents Press McConnell As Deadline Looms For Black Lung Fund
Mine Workers Sue Federal Regulators Over Controversial Mine Safety Decision  
Pensions At The Polls: Will Concern Over Shaky Plans Show Up On Election Day?