Rebecca Butcher is a reporter for ABC24 and CW30 News. She joined the team in February 2019. She enjoys telling the stories that matter in her hometown of Memphis. She was a weekend anchor, producer and multi-media journalist at WTVA-TV in Tupelo, Mississippi. She also worked at ABC24 previously as an assignment editor while in college. Rebecca studied Broadcast Journalism and graduated with a minor in Finance at the University of Memphis (#GTG). While in school, she was selected to report in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to cover the Olympics. Her most notable stories include covering the riot in Frayser in 2019 following a U.S. Marshal-involved shooting, multiple days of Black Lives Matter protests in Memphis, the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the revisiting of the Emmitt Till investigation by the U.S. Justice Department. Rebecca also covered tornado coverage in the North Mississippi area and two President Donald Trump rallies. When not reporting, you can find Rebecca at a nearby brunch spot, running near the Mississippi River or discussing the latest box-office movie hit.