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Emily Riemer

2016 Speaker

EMILY RIEMER is an award-winning journalist with WCVB. She is a co-anchor for the NewsCenter 5 EyeOpener and also serves as NewsCenter 5’s Medical Reporter. Riemer previously co-anchored WCVB’s weekend morning newscasts from March 2011 to May 2013 and returned to WCVB Channel 5 as an anchor in June 2014. Before her time at WCVB, Riemer originally worked for duopolies WSYX-TV and WTTE-TV in Columbus, Ohio where she served as a political reporter and news producer. During her distinguished career, Riemer has reported on a range of stories such as daily government and public policy stories covering topics such as legislative initiatives, election campaigns and the impact of budget cutbacks. Riemer was invited to the White House in December 2010 to interview President Obama, one of only four reporters from local affiliates from around the country. She is a dedicated volunteer who served as vice president of a non-profit that provides prom gowns to underprivileged teens in Central Ohio. Prior to her work in Ohio, Riemer was the Saratoga bureau chief for Time Warner Cable’s Capital News 9 in Albany, NY.  Riemer graduated from Ithaca College with a B.A. and also earned an M.A. in international communications from Leeds University in England. @emilywcvb