Emily Boyer

Morning Edition Host/Reporter

Emily Boyer is the Morning Edition host for Tri States Public Radio. She can be heard on-air from 5 to 9 weekdays.

A Florida native, Emily now enjoys calling Illinois home. Emily has a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting from Eastern Kentucky University. While a student at Eastern, Emily began her radio broadcasting career as a reporter and host of the Weekend Edition on WEKU.FM. She also worked at public radio stations KUNC, in Greeley, CO, and Iowa Public Radio.

Emily discovered her love for news and broadcasting in elementary school while serving as the sports reporter for Eagle Eye TV News. During her free afternoons, Emily enjoys naps, golfing and eating dinner around 4:00pm.

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Dual Enrollment
7:30 am
Tue June 10, 2014

WIU Increases Community College Partnerships

Credit Jimmy Emerson / Flickr Creative Commons

Students at a community college in northwest Illinois will be able to dual enroll at Western Illinois University. That's despite their campuses being more than 170 miles apart.

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Hometown Teams
8:00 am
Mon June 9, 2014

Hancock County to Host Smithsonian Exhibit

Credit Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street / Facebook Page

A national museum exhibit "Hometown Teams" is coming to Hancock County this year. It focuses on how sports have shaped America. 

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Education
1:27 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Carl Sandburg College Children's School Closes

Community kids and students of the Children's School celebrate Ag Day
Credit Carl Sandburg College

The final classes ever have been held at the Carl Sandburg College Children’s School.

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Planning for Economic Development
12:33 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Carthage Maps Out Goals

Credit TSPR's Rich Egger

Carthage has developed out a strategic plan to boost economic development with the help of the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs at Western Illinois University.

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Civil Unions Can Be Converted
1:04 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Illinois Begins Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Credit Rich Egger

McDonough County began issuing same sex marriage licenses Monday. County Clerk Gretchen DeJaynes said couples must apply in person at the county courthouse.

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