Christy Lewis

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Name: Christy Lewis
Date registered: July 20, 2012


Christy Lewis joined the Newswatch 12 team in May of 2012. You can catch her anchoring Newswatch 12 on weekends and reporting on weekdays. Christy was born and raised in a small town in Missouri. She earned her Bachelor of Journalism degree at the nation's first journalism school in Columbia, Mo. During her time at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Christy worked at KOMU-TV, the local NBC affiliate doing almost everything. She was a reporter, editor, producer and fill-in anchor. She also served as a writer and anchor for the award-winning news app, Newsy. During school, she also contributed to The Huffington Post as a news anchor. She interned at CBS News in New York City assisting correspondents with video shooting and researching. Christy is very thankful to work as a reporter and anchor. She loves meeting new people, hearing their stories, and sharing them with others. If you have a story idea, feel free to send Christy an email at

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  1. Hundreds of Service Members to Deploy — July 18, 2014
  2. Terri Horman Seeks Name Change — July 17, 2014
  3. Wells Running Dry with Drought — July 17, 2014
  4. Fair Organizers Prepare for Event — July 10, 2014
  5. Solar Panels Installed in Medford Park — July 10, 2014

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Hundreds of Service Members to Deploy

ASHLAND, Ore. — Friday hundreds of service members and their supporters gathered inside the McNeal Pavilion on the Southern Oregon University campus for a mobilization ceremony. Congressman Greg Walden and Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown spoke to the group headed for Afghanistan. This weekend the service members leave for a 60-day training in Texas, … Continue reading »

Terri Horman Seeks Name Change

MEDFORD, Ore. — Kyron Horman’s former stepmom is trying to change her name. Court documents show Terri Horman wants to go by Clair Sullivan. Terri Horman has been the focus of a police investigation into Kyron’s disappearance and also the target of social media scrutiny. A search on Facebook for her current name shows multiple … Continue reading »

Wells Running Dry with Drought

NEAR EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Well-drilling companies are booked out for months because drought conditions are causing problems among clients. Gary Newman says he doesn’t even advertise and his phone is ringing like crazy with customers in need of water. This is because there was not enough snowpack to recharge the underground cracks and aquifers … Continue reading »

Fair Organizers Prepare for Event

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Fair organizers say the offices at the Jackson County Expo are chaotic this week as they get ready for the big event. Outside, crews continue to set up the carnival rides. This year there are a lot of new things to expect at the fair. All kids under 12 get in … Continue reading »

Solar Panels Installed in Medford Park

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Parks and Recreation showed off new solar panels at the Oregon Hills Park off of East McAndrews Road today. The Medford City Council and Mayor Gary Wheeler held a ceremony Thursday to welcome the panels. Lead installer with Renewable Energy Systems, Kirpal Khalsa said it’s a great location for the panels. … Continue reading »

Successful Season of Horse Racing

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — It was a big weekend for the Josephine County Fairgrounds. Not only was it Fourth of July weekend, but it was also the final weekend of the Grants Pass Downs. Saturday the track celebrated with a series of horse races paying tribute to Don Jackson, a legend and founding father of … Continue reading »

Farmers Market Fights High Heat

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Farmers market vendors are fighting the record-breaking temperatures this weekend. Some are taking extra measures to keep their produce fresh. Sunday damp towels covered some vegetables at the Jacksonville Farmers Market on 5th and C Streets. Farmers say the moisture keep them from wilting or drying out in the heat. According to … Continue reading »

Restoration Project Receives 53% of Goal

MEDFORD, Ore. — Hundreds of people are exploring an historic building downtown this weekend. The Holly Theatre is getting restored and residents are reminiscing on free tours. The theatre was built in 1930. The project will completely restore the theatre and become a live performance venue. The plan is to honor the heritage of the … Continue reading »

Fireworks Scare and Stress Pets

PHOENIX, Ore. — Animal shelters are usually busy this time of year with runaway pets. Stressed out dogs can dart off after hearing the loud bangs from fireworks. But Jackson County Animal Shelter officials are impressed with pet owners this year. Only one dog was brought into the shelter on July 5th. But the shelter … Continue reading »

Explosive Device Placed on Police Car

MEDFORD, Ore. — Friday night police seized nearly 2,000 illegal fireworks and handed out dozens of citations in Medford. Officer say, unfortunately, those kinds of incidents on the 4th of July are to be expected. What’s not expected is for someone to set off a firework attached to a paint container on top of a … Continue reading »

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