Christy Lewis

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Name: Christy Lewis
Date registered: July 20, 2012
URL: http://www.kdrv.com

Biography

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 christylewis@kdrv.com.

Latest posts

  1. In the Garden: Too Early for Tomatoes — April 12, 2014
  2. Single Mom to Get New Home — April 4, 2014
  3. Wildlife Experts Fling Fish into Stream — April 4, 2014
  4. New Structure Set for Downtown — April 3, 2014
  5. AIFF Ticket Sales Top 16,000 — April 3, 2014

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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 »

Lack of Snow Impacts Resort

NEAR PROSPECT, Ore. — The area near the Rogue River Gorge is covered in green this weekend. During a normal winter, it’s covered in white. The lack of snow is tough for businesses at the Union Creek Resort. “This time of year we do rely on that traffic coming up to play in the snow … Continue reading »

GMO Free Jackson County Rally

MEDFORD, Ore. — People who want to ban Genetically Modified Crops, or GMOs, are gearing up for their campaign efforts tonight. Two different groups are teaming up to open a downtown headquarters for the cause. Shortly, supporters will file into the new campaign headquarters in the Woolworth Building in Medford. The launch party will rally … Continue reading »

“El Chapo” Arrest Impacts in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Hundreds of demonstrators in Mexico are demanding freedom for the drug lord “El Chapo.” Joaquin Guzman is one of the worlds most wanted men for drug trafficking, and his arrest could mean a hitch for local operations. Medford area drug and gang enforcement officers say they’ve been hearing his name since the … Continue reading »

StrikeWatch: Teacher Strike Ends

MEDFORD, Ore. — According to Medford Education Association, after four consecutive days of negotiations, the Medford Education Association and the Medford School District reached a tentative agreement and ended the teacher strike, Friday evening. The MEA and  MSD are not releasing details from the contract but say it is a 3 year contract. Both sides … Continue reading »

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