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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Architects Design Potential Headquarters

MEDFORD, Ore. — A local architecture company is working with Medford Police to design the new headquarters set for completion next year. The proposal in the photo is one of two possibilities. The three story building will have an attached, secured parking garage for police cruisers and for transporting people for questioning. This design shows … Continue reading »

Student’s Dog Moves on in Training

MEDFORD, Ore. — Max Angel has spent all of 8th grade with a lab puppy. He took her everywhere. He trained Tiki to socialize and have good house manners. It was part of his work for the Guide Dogs for the Blind. Friday was his last day with the dog, because she will move on … Continue reading »

Crews on Alert During California Fire

MEDFORD, Ore. — Experts have been warning us for weeks about the fire season ahead. They say fires will spark earlier than usual, just like the one burning in California. And if you thought last fire season was rough, experts say moisture levels in the soil and plants are now significantly drier compared to last … Continue reading »

Students Support Girl Through Song

MEDFORD, Ore. — A three-year-old girl is receiving support through song from high school students. Thursday a group from Grant High School in Portland called “Royal Blues” sang several songs for Helen Lynn. Lynn is in need of a kidney transplant. Lynn’s mother says this was a nice break from the busy medical schedule the … Continue reading »

SOAR Conference Wraps Up

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Southern Oregon Arts and Research Conference is wrapping up Thursday. Over the last week, students have been showing off their ideas and inventions. Thursday dozens of SOU seniors presented their capstone projects on posters. The topics ranged from the economy of solar energy, hemp industrialization, to psychology research on bullying. One … Continue reading »

Jury Finds Defendant Guilty of Rape

MEDFORD, Ore. — After hearing multiple days of testimony and an afternoon of deliberating, a jury found Edgar Perez-Izara guilty of rape in the first degree and in the third degree. The jury ruled Perez-Izara raped a 14-year-old girl in Jackson County on April 21st. Police arrested him at his home on Cottage Street in … Continue reading »

Poachers Target Redwood State Park

NEAR CRESCENT CITY, Calif. — Park officials found the first case of redwood poaching in the northern part of Redwood National State Park early this year. There have been several other cases in the southern portion of the park, but this is the first to impact the area east of Crescent City off of Highway … Continue reading »

Full-Day Kindergarten to Start Early

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — The state of Oregon will require all schools to offer a full-day kindergarten during the 2015-16 school year. But a Southern Oregon school district is starting a year early. A team from Eagle Point school district attended a summit in Salem where they learned from other districts in the state about … Continue reading »

Students Hold Plant Sale

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — For months, hundreds of students have been planting, watering and grooming thousands of flowers and vegetables. This weekend, you’ll have the chance to purchase their products. Eagle Point High School is holding its Future Farmers of America (FFA) Plant Sale. The horticulture students learn the entire process and take care of … Continue reading »

Final Phase Begins at Sports Park

MEDFORD, Ore. — Park officials say US Cellular Fields has become the sports tournament hub for the state. Construction crews are set to add on to the Medford park on May 12. They’ll build two new baseball fields and a full-size multipurpose field. City officials moved dirt on Friday to mark the start of the … Continue reading »

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