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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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 »

StrikeWatch: Union Members Meeting

MEDFORD, Ore. — District officials said bargaining teams would likely reach a resolution Friday. But right now, bargaining teams continue to negotiate. This is the fourth consecutive day of back-and-forth negotiations this week. The Medford Education Association held a members only meeting on Friday at the Ramada Inn while the bargaining team remained behind closed … Continue reading »

StrikeWatch: MEA and District Meet

MEDFORD, Ore. — Hundreds of teachers crowded a Medford intersection on Thursday, still drawing attention to their cause, while bargaining teams continue to inch toward progress. Both sides are keeping tight-lipped about what’s happened inside the Rogue Regency. “Both teams decided to not put information about actual bargaining out into the public, so we have … Continue reading »

Recall Effort Against School Board

MEDFORD, Ore. — A group files to recall multiple Medford School Board members because of the lack of resolution in the teachers strike. A school board member says she’s had picketers outside her home this week. Sally Killen was a teacher for 36 years in the Medford School District. She says she was a member … Continue reading »

Bargaining Progress on Pause

MEDFORD, Ore. — Wednesday and Thursday’s back-to-back bargaining sessions pointed to progress between the Medford School District and the Medford Education Association (MEA). But just before 6 p.m. negotiations came to a halt and both sides agreed it ended on a sour note. “This has been an excruciatingly difficult week for our community,” said Dr. … Continue reading »

StrikeWatch: Negotiations Continue

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford School District and the teacher’s union return to the bargaining table. The teams are now in their eighth hour of negotiations on the eighth day of the strike. Normally, the teams take time after a bargaining session to cool off before getting together again. The fact that the teams are … Continue reading »

Reported Difficulty Passing Picket Line

MEDFORD, Ore. — A picket line pass was supposed to get a woman contracted with the Education Service District into work on Friday. But she says the teachers still taunted her along the way. “They were picketing. They were doing what they were sent out to do, but but they were being disrespectful and calling … Continue reading »

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