Emily Beal takes over as anchor on AgweekTV

Emily Beal has been named the anchor of AgweekTV.

A smiling blonde woman in a black shirt stands in front of a backdrop showing farm scenes with the words AgweekTV on it.
Emily Beal has been named anchor for AgweekTV.
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FARGO, N.D. — Emily Beal has been named the anchor of AgweekTV.

Beal grew up on a farm in Ohio and graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in agricultural communication with a minor in equine science. She joined Agweek in June 2020 as a reporter.

“I am extremely excited to take on this new role within Agweek. I look forward to continuing to grow my knowledge about the region's ag industry and help tell the important story of agriculture,” Beal said.

Beal is AgweekTV’s first full-time anchor, signifying the growth of the program, which has been on the air since January 2015 and has produced nearly 400 episodes. Beal is based in the Fargo area and will continue to report for Agweek, as well as headlining the weekly show.

“Emily brings farm roots, education and two years of ag reporting to AgweekTV. We're excited to have her anchoring the show moving ahead,” said Agweek publisher and general manager Katie Pinke.


AgweekTV is a weekly agriculture news television show, broadcast across North Dakota, South Dakota and portions of Minnesota, Montana, Iowa, Nebraska, Wyoming and Canada, and is owned by Forum Communications Co. You can also find AgweekTV at

Jenny Schlecht is the editor of Agweek and Sugarbeet Grower Magazine. She lives on a farm and ranch near Medina, North Dakota, with her husband and two daughters. You can reach her at or 701-595-0425.
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