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. Kindergartners Learn with iPads — August 22, 2014
  2. No Warrant Needed for Animal Abuse — August 22, 2014
  3. Oracle Sued by Oregon Attorney General — August 22, 2014
  4. Providence Pays for Athletic Trainer — August 21, 2014
  5. Protecting Properties From West Nile — August 21, 2014

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Kindergartners Learn with iPads

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Kindergartners in the Eagle Point School District will tap and swipe their way through school this year. District officials bought enough iPads for all students to be able to use in class, just in time for the district’s full-day kindergarten launch. Early learning experts say the iPads will be more visual … Continue reading »

No Warrant Needed for Animal Abuse

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Jackson County Sheriff’s Department officials say their first priority in the field is to protect life and property. That now includes animals. A case in Douglas County, where an officer went onto private land to help a starving horse he believed was in danger of dying. The Oregon Supreme Court ruled … Continue reading »

Oracle Sued by Oregon Attorney General

  SALEM, Ore. — The state says the cost of oracle’s lies and appalling work is extraordinary. Both the state and Cover Oregon reportedly paid Oracle more than 240-million dollars for a health insurance exchange website that never worked as promised, but the suit also includes Oracles work for DHS and OHA projects, which are … Continue reading »

Providence Pays for Athletic Trainer

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — As any athlete can tell you, jamming your fingers, twisting your ankle or even pulling a muscle are all injuries that come with the territory, but even though they’re common, they are painful and can take athletes out of the game. So having an athletic trainer on the sidelines is really … Continue reading »

Protecting Properties From West Nile

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — After tracking West Nile in Jackson County, Vector Control biologists want you to protect your property’s water from mosquitoes. Sitting water in troughs or ornamental ponds can be a place where mosquitoes like to hang out. They are either born there, or returning to lay larvae creating the next generation. So, … Continue reading »

Crews Clear Out Oregon Gulch Fire Camp

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — Hundreds of fire crews with the Oregon Department of Forestry are clearing out the Oregon Gulch Fire camp at Howard Prairie Resort east of Ashland. The fire is 100% contained now and several dozen crews will stay on the campground through the weekend to continue the mop up process. But the … Continue reading »

Farm to Donate Lettuce to Food Banks

NEAR ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — A local farm created a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to get fresh produce to families in need. For every $3 donated to The Farming Fish, one head of organic butter lettuce will be donated to a Rogue Valley food bank. The farm is outside of Rogue River and combines … Continue reading »

West Medford Residents Band Together

MEDFORD, Ore. — The West Medford Residents Facebook group has more than 600 members. It started as a friendly page, just creating a community among residents. But then people started warning each other about suspicious activity. Medford Police commended the group for creating the page and then hundreds of people joined. The group’s administrator says … Continue reading »

Local Veterans Sue Over Bag Rule

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A local veteran is filing a lawsuit against the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for a new bag rule that only allows residents to have two bags worth of personal belongings. The document Nesbitt says he was given shows anyone not willing to comply with the rule is subject to discharge. Nesbitt’s … Continue reading »

Accidental 911 Call Ends in Arrest

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police say Faith Patton accidentally dialed 911 on Saturday just after 10 p.m. and was having a revealing conversation with a passenger in her car. During the call, a dispatcher overheard Patton say she is a drug dealer and was always ahead of police. Officers were able to track her phone while … Continue reading »

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