Emily Dech joined the Richland Source after graduating from OSU-Mansfield in 2013.
"I enjoy highlighting all the neat things going on in my community. When I'm not reporting, I'm whippin' up something in the kitchen, running, or playing with my dog, Bill."
Emily is a local girl, graduating from Ontario High School. She also lives in Mansfield with her husband John.
Her Hunger in the Heartland series has drawn the attention of the PBS affiliate in Cleveland, which was recently in Mansfield to discuss this issue for a regional report on the matter.