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

Latest posts

  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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StrikeWatch: Day One

MEDFORD, Ore. — The strike began as soon as the clock struck 6 a.m. The overnight bargaining session didn’t end well and there’s still no resolution. After members of the Medford Education Association (MEA) and the Medford School District (MSD) had a chance to catch up on sleep after pulling the all-nighter, the back-and-forth began … Continue reading »

StrikeWatch: What’s Next in Negotiations

MEDFORD, Ore. — Members of the MEA and the Medford School District spent the night on Wednesday, trying to come to an agreement. Negotiations lasted more than 20 hours until 5:59 Thursday morning. The strike officially began a minute later at 6 a.m. Union members spent the afternoon out in the community holding signs and … Continue reading »

H.S. Sports to Continue if Strike Occurs

MEDFORD, Ore. — If the strike moves forward, it will be business as usual for high school athletics in the Medford School District. Right now, basketball, swimming and wrestling teams at the varsity, junior varsity and freshman level can follow the calendar as planned. Secondary Education Director Todd Bloomquist says there are only five coaches … Continue reading »

Yreka Murder Suspect Arrested

YREKA, Calif. — Two murders happening within months of each other, both by the Yreka Creek, rocked the city’s investigators last year. They normally work one murder every four years. Police now believe they are halfway there to solving both murders. Police say their suspect, Elias Bullington, was already in custody. The district attorney says … Continue reading »

Shepherd of God to Stay Open

GRENADA, Calif. — Things are looking up for a Siskiyou County assisted living facility that was facing closure. The Shepherd of God facility houses elderly patients needing assistance. The 90-bed business has been battling budget issues for years. The current owner says February’s bills would show some $40,000 in the negative, but he believes the … Continue reading »

Proposed Changes to Medford Zoning

MEDFORD, Ore. — The city of Medford is looking to expand its borders and increase housing density…and those living in the region that’s being eyed for inclusion are very concerned. Hundreds of people filled the Medford Council Chambers on Thursday night for a planning commission meeting about the urban rezoning. Almost fifty people voiced their … Continue reading »

Teachers Vote in Favor of Strike

MEDFORD, Ore. — The MEA President said teachers showed overwhelming support of a strike at Thursday night’s meeting, but that doesn’t mean the strike will happen immediately. Nearly 600 people filed into the Ramada Inn Convention Center in Medford for Thursday night’s strike vote. This vote aimed to gauge support from MEA members. The next … Continue reading »

Deputy D.A. Speaks on Murder Case

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Detectives are not slowing down at the scene of the double murder case in Rogue River. Law enforcement officers are still serving search warrants on Susan Monica’s property. Deputy D.A. Allan Smith says the victim has adult children in the area, but he believes the victim has more family out of … Continue reading »

Driest Year Mixed With Stagnation

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry is bracing for another extremely busy fire season. Some prescribed burns are now on hold because of the air stagnation, meaning more fuel is available for potential fires and dry fuel. 2013 was the driest year on record for most of Southern Oregon and a drought is … Continue reading »

Assistant Soccer Coach Accused of Abuse

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Medford girls’ soccer coach is facing charges for touching a student inappropriately, but he’s no longer behind bars. The jail reports he paid bail. 43-year-old Mark Winstead was the Cascade Christian assistant girls’ soccer coach, and police say became involved in an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old student. Investigators say sexual … Continue reading »

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