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

Latest posts

  1. Protecting Properties From West Nile — August 21, 2014
  2. Crews Clear Out Oregon Gulch Fire Camp — August 14, 2014
  3. Farm to Donate Lettuce to Food Banks — August 14, 2014
  4. West Medford Residents Band Together — August 8, 2014
  5. Local Veterans Sue Over Bag Rule — August 8, 2014

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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 »

States Separate Payments for Fires

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Gulch Fire grew into California last week and fire crews from each side of the state line are working to contain it on their land. As far as paying for those efforts, fire crews abide by what they call a “You Order, You Pay” agreement. Oregon pays for what … Continue reading »

A Look at Oregon Gulch Fire Camp

NEAR THE GREEN SPRINGS, Ore. — The Oregon Gulch Fire camp is like a small city. As logistical crews bring in more resources for fire crews during their downtime, the fire itself is slowing down. A few crews and some pieces of equipment are now heading to other fires. The big challenge in the next … Continue reading »

Fire Crews Meet with Community

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — More than 100 people soaked in as much information as possible at Saturday’s community meeting. The Oregon Gulch Fire got up and ran fast, meaning the people living near it need answers now. “As fast as this fire ran, we thought it was important to get out here in the face … Continue reading »

Guard Fighting Fires from the Air

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon National Guard is helping fight fires in our region from the air. The Department of Forestry called in helicopters as part of Operation Plan Smokey. This request is the second this fire season for two heavy helicopters, one light helicopter and a Medivac is on standby. These resources will help … Continue reading »

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