Gather your best gals—your mother, sisters, friends, coworkers, mentors—and join us for Go Red for Women’s first ever Galentine’s Day Tea. WCVB’s Emily Riemer will lead a panel of local self-care experts in a lively discussion, while you enjoy a cup of heartwarming tea and delicious treats. We hope you and your gals will leave feeling empowered to build self-care into your daily routine.
Anchor and Medical Reporter
WCVB Channel 5
Award winning journalist Emily Riemer is a co-anchor of WCVB’s NewsCenter 5 at 4:00PM with Ed Harding and NewsCenter 5 at 5:00PM with Ben Simmoneau. She also serves as NewsCenter 5's Medical Reporter.
Emily was previously co-anchor of WCVB’s EyeOpener newscasts (4:30AM-7AM) with Randy Price. Emily 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, Emily 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, Emily has reported on a range of topics including daily government and public policy stories, legislative initiatives, election campaigns and the impact of budget cutbacks. Emily secured an exclusive interview with Marc Dann, then Ohio’s embattled attorney general, on the eve of his resignation.
Emily was also invited to the White House in December 2010 to interview President Obama, as one of only four reporters from local affiliates from around the country.
Emily also enjoyed covering the Patriot’s Super Bowl win from Arizona in 2015 as well as Pope Francis’s historic visit to the United States that same year.
Emily strives to be involved with the community by supporting the local efforts of many organizations including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the American Heart Association.
A native of Andover, MA, Emily graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She also holds a Master's degree in International Communications from Leeds University in England.
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