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. Rogue River School to Receive New Books — April 18, 2014
  2. Local Man Named Principal of the Year — April 18, 2014
  3. Students Learn Farm to Market Concept — April 17, 2014
  4. Fire Agencies Urge Fuel Reduction — April 17, 2014
  5. In the Garden: Too Early for Tomatoes — April 12, 2014

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Experts Use Production Plant to Recruit

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Experts are using a growing business to recruit other companies to the Rogue Valley. Executive Director of Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Ron Fox says Amy’s Kitchen is now one of the area’s largest employers. The food production plant is closing in on the number one private production company in the … Continue reading »

New Mental Health Facility in the Works

MEDFORD, Ore. — A new non-profit called Compass House is going to take over a downtown building in Medford. It will be modeled like a clubhouse, serving people with mental health issues. Members of the club will be referred by other mental health facilities in the area. Operating Monday through Friday, the facility will not … Continue reading »

Phoenix Students Share Mediation Skills

PHOENIX, Ore. — The peer mediation team at Phoenix High School held a workshop Friday for Pleasant Hill students. The Eugene-area kids traveled to Medford to learn how to improve their peer mediation program. The Phoenix High School program has been successfully helping students solve problems for the last 13 years. Peer mediation leaders spent … Continue reading »

SOU Moves Forward with Retrenchment

ASHLAND, Ore. — After years of facing reductions in state funding and a drop in enrollment, Southern Oregon University President Mary Cullinan made the most recent retrenchment plan final. The plan gets rid of 12 permanent full-time employees, and at least 15 term-by-term employees. The plan also minors in some programs and majors in Art … Continue reading »

Elementary Schools to Consolidate

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Mountain View Elementary and White City Elementary will become Table Rock Elementary this fall. The two campuses are close together. In fact, they already share a playground. The current students helped pick out the new name. The current White City Elementary will house the kindergarten through second grade. The current Mountain … Continue reading »

Extension Offers Citizen Fire Academy

NEAR CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Experts are gearing up for another busy fire season, starting by teaching local residents how to be prepared. In April, the Oregon State University Extension will offer an 8-week course for residents in Jackson and Josephine counties. The Citizen Fire Academy is in response to last year’s active summer. The … Continue reading »

Electronic Cigarette Company Expands

MEDFORD, Ore. — EC Blend is growing rapidly in response to an increase in demand for electronic cigarettes. In a sixth month period, EC Blend went from one retail store in the city, to three. The most recent addition in the expansion is on Riverside Avenue. The business also operates a production facility that makes … Continue reading »

10th Annual Oregon Chocolate Festival

ASHLAND, Ore.– Tonight kicks off this weekend’s 10th Annual Oregon Chocolate Festival at the Ashland Springs Hotel. A chocolatier from Lillie Belle Farms in Central Point is putting his artwork on display of a chocolate sculpture of an electric guitar. All weekend long local chocolate makers will be offering chef demonstrations, samples and some of … Continue reading »

Police Arrest Serial Arsonist Suspect

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police arrested 38-year-old Manoah Hall for a string of arsons in Medford. Investigators say Hall has a fixation with fire crews. In fact, officers say they saw him on scene of a few fires this summer. “He had also videotaped fire scenes prior to the arrival of emergency crews as well as … Continue reading »

Suspected Serial Arson Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police have confirmed an arrest in an ongoing investigation into a string of vacant home arsons in Medford. Medford police, Medford Fire and Rescue, and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Fire and Rescue have investigated approximately 21 fires to vacant homes deemed suspicious or arson, which were primarily located in … Continue reading »

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