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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Deputies Warn Boaters of Water Hazards

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is warning anyone out on the water of hazards before the holiday. The drought has impacted gravel bars and certain channels on the Rogue River. “It’s the changing of one year to the next that you know people come out here for the first time they … Continue reading »

Building Exterior Faces Backlash

MEDFORD, Ore. — Some community members are complaining about the appearance of the public health building currently under construction next to City Hall. The Jackson County Public Health Department is set to be in the new building and use a team approach to serve the public. And because the building is on a fixed budget, … Continue reading »

City Officials Create Teen Hangout Spot

  MEDFORD, Ore. — School is out and teens have a lot of free time summer. And they may not want to be at home on a Friday night. But if they are out, city officials want to keep them safe. So they created a free event for teens at Central High School on South … Continue reading »

Construction Underway to Merge Schools

WHITE CITY, Ore.– Construction is underway to merge White City Elementary and Mountain View Elementary Schools. White City Elementary is adding more classrooms and a new main office for what will soon become a more unified, Table Rock Elementary. This effort will help to balance class sizes. Thursday gave the schools a new coat of … Continue reading »

Cardiologist Urges Consumption Caution

MEDFORD, Ore. — New documents obtained by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) show more deaths have been linked to energy drinks. The FDA documents report 34 people have died since 2004. Of those deaths, about 22 have been linked to 5 Hour Energy, 11 to Monster and one to Rockstar. The … Continue reading »

Southern Oregon Sees Tourism Boost

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County is seeing a boost in visitors coming to our area strictly for vacation. Rogue Valley Zipline Aventures says roughly 70% of summertime customers are from out of the area. Chamber of Commerce officials call those customers leisure travelers. “I think that that leisure traveler continues to grow which is very … Continue reading »

Watching the Skies for Wildfires

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry trains firefighters to spot the first signs of smoke or flames in wildfires. On Thursday, ODF staffed its lookout tower on Robinson Butte near Fish Lake and also worked on training people for the camera lookout systems. ODF officials say there are benefits to manned lookouts as … Continue reading »

Hospital Prepares First Aid Tent

MEDFORD, Ore. — Providence Medford Medical Center gathered supplies to help runners with cuts, scrapers and blisters at this weekend’s Wild Rogue Relay. The race is 200 miles through Southern Oregon, from Jacksonville to Gold Beach. The hospital will have nurses and physicians available near Red Lily Winery from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. “Most … Continue reading »

Missing Man Found in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A man reported missing has now been found safe. Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said at around 8:30 a.m. 68-year-old Bruce Lemmerman appeared to be having a medical problem and exited a family member’s vehicle while at the intersection of the Grants Pass Parkway and North East Beacon Drive. The … Continue reading »

Council Comments on New Police Facility

MEDFORD, Ore. — The City Council is moving forward with designs on the new police headquarters. Today city officials met with the architect and Police Chief Tim George to talk about the future facility. Council members offered suggestions and questioned the plans for the new place. Members made it clear they want the building to … Continue reading »

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