Becca Schimmel joined Lake Effect as a producer in July 2020.
Before joining WUWM, she was a multimedia journalist covering economics and infrastructure for The Ohio Valley ReSource and WKU Public Radio. The ReSource is a collaborative of public radio stations in Kentucky, West Virginia and Ohio.
Becca also interned with The Paducah Sun in Paducah, Ky., as a general assignment reporter. From there she went on to become Morning Edition producer and general assignment reporter for WKMS in Murray, Ky. She earned her Bachelor of Science in journalism from Murray State University with a minor in psychology.