Bryan Navarro

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Name: Bryan Navarro
Date registered: May 4, 2012


Bryan Navarro joined the Newswatch 12 team as a reporter in July 2010. Bryan comes to Southern Oregon from the Bay Area and Saint Mary’s College of California where he received a degree in Communication with an emphasis in Television and Video Production. His work in the classroom earned Bryan the Magna Cum Laude distinction at graduation, and received the Robert J. Summers Journalism Scholarship for his extracurriuclar activities. As General Manager for GaelVision, Bryan led the student-run TV station and produced videos for many departments on campus. His work has been featured on blogs for and Bryan found a passion for telling stories through video when traveling to New Orleans to perform relief work after Hurricane Katrina. During his senior year, he interned at KRON-TV in San Francisco and learned the ins and outs of a television newsroom. In his spare time, Bryan enjoys watching and playing sports, swimming, biking, and reading. He is excited to explore the beautiful Rogue Valley and tell the community’s stories.

Latest posts

  1. Horse Abuse Suspects Behind Bars — July 27, 2012
  2. Animal Rescue In Ashland — July 27, 2012
  3. Medford Woman Accused of Drug Fraud — July 26, 2012
  4. Local Man Found Alive After Crash — July 26, 2012
  5. Oregon Leaves Behind “No Child” — July 19, 2012

Author's posts listings

Horse Abuse Suspects Behind Bars

By Bryan Navarro YREKA, Calif. — Four people are now behind bars, suspected of abuse that ended in several horses’ deaths in Northern California. Phones have been ringing in the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department for the past three months. They say the public has been actively interested in holding suspects responsible for deadly animal abuse. … Continue reading »

Animal Rescue In Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — There is a somewhat happy ending for a story we first brought you Thursday night. Michael Connors heard distressed animal sounds from drain pipes under his patio for several days. He and several wildlife agencies were unable to coax the animal out. On Friday, Gill’s Indoor Air Quality brought a crew to … Continue reading »

Medford Woman Accused of Drug Fraud

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Southern Oregon woman is accused of stealing an identity to get nearly 8,000 pain pills. Police say working as an office manager for a Medford doctor allowed her to get the prescription drugs. A pharmacy manager NewsWatch12 spoke to says one of the safeguards against fraud is trust, as well as … Continue reading »

Local Man Found Alive After Crash

NEAR MOUNT ASHLAND, Ore. — A man is found alive four days after crashing off a Forest Service road near Mt. Ashland. Officials say the only reason crews found him in the first place were his calls for help. It took more than a dozen people working together to climb the steep hill and pull … Continue reading »

Oregon Leaves Behind “No Child”

By Bryan Navarro MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon joins 31 other states in leaving behind a much-criticized federally mandated education program. School districts and teachers are celebrating their freedom from No Child Left Behind. Officials say students will have the same high level of expectations, but now there’s a different way of measuring them. Howard Elementary … Continue reading »

Murder Victims’ Family Moving Forward

By Bryan Navarro BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Tabasha’s family is remembering the first anniversary of the five deaths. Just after the murders, Paige-Criado’s brother came to Medford; since those first days, he’s been trying to focus on the positives instead of the tragedy. Jesse Adams lives in Phoenix, Arizona, but on the one-year anniversary of his … Continue reading »

The Criado Tragedy: Emergency Response

By Bryan Navarro MEDFORD, Ore. — One year ago, the lawn where the home of the Criados once stood might have looked like a scene of chaos, but first responders say it was absolutely organized. The first call came in around 9:30; a report of a possible structure fire. Gordon Sletmoe of Medford Fire was … Continue reading »