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.

Ohio Valley Outlook: Expect A Slower Regional Economy In 2020
After Nearly A Decade Of Anxiety Over Pensions, Coal Miners See Light At The End Of The Tunnel
Ohio Valley Lawmaker Plans To Halt Senate Action Over Coal Miners’ Benefits
Murray Energy’s Bankruptcy Could Bring Collapse Of Coal Miners’ Pensions
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