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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Successful Season of Horse Racing

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — It was a big weekend for the Josephine County Fairgrounds. Not only was it Fourth of July weekend, but it was also the final weekend of the Grants Pass Downs. Saturday the track celebrated with a series of horse races paying tribute to Don Jackson, a legend and founding father of … Continue reading »

Farmers Market Fights High Heat

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Farmers market vendors are fighting the record-breaking temperatures this weekend. Some are taking extra measures to keep their produce fresh. Sunday damp towels covered some vegetables at the Jacksonville Farmers Market on 5th and C Streets. Farmers say the moisture keep them from wilting or drying out in the heat. According to … Continue reading »

Restoration Project Receives 53% of Goal

MEDFORD, Ore. — Hundreds of people are exploring an historic building downtown this weekend. The Holly Theatre is getting restored and residents are reminiscing on free tours. The theatre was built in 1930. The project will completely restore the theatre and become a live performance venue. The plan is to honor the heritage of the … Continue reading »

Fireworks Scare and Stress Pets

PHOENIX, Ore. — Animal shelters are usually busy this time of year with runaway pets. Stressed out dogs can dart off after hearing the loud bangs from fireworks. But Jackson County Animal Shelter officials are impressed with pet owners this year. Only one dog was brought into the shelter on July 5th. But the shelter … Continue reading »

Explosive Device Placed on Police Car

MEDFORD, Ore. — Friday night police seized nearly 2,000 illegal fireworks and handed out dozens of citations in Medford. Officer say, unfortunately, those kinds of incidents on the 4th of July are to be expected. What’s not expected is for someone to set off a firework attached to a paint container on top of a … Continue reading »

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 »

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