Danielle Craig

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Name: Danielle Craig
Date registered: May 4, 2012

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Danielle Craig joined the NewsWatch 12 team in October 2010. You can see her anchoring the 11 p.m. newscast and reporting at 6:30 p.m. Danielle is thrilled to be home in the Pacific Northwest. She grew up in Portland. After 2 ½ years in Las Vegas, she is happy to see tall trees instead of tall casinos, and grass instead of desert sand. Danielle fell in love with journalism at a young age, writing her first “news” story about a coloring book page when she was in 3rd grade. A decade later, she started college at BYU, and got the chance to write real news stories as a reporter for Classical 89 FM. She then headed to Salt Lake City, reporting for KSL Newsradio. Most recently, Danielle was producing the No. 1 morning show in Las Vegas. Danielle has won several awards for her reporting, including 1st in the Hearst Journalism Competition. She has also received recognition from the National Society of Professional Journalists and PRNDI. When Danielle isn’t reporting the news, you can find her hanging out with her husband, scrapbooking and running!

Latest posts

  1. In the Garden: Butterflies & Milkweed — April 22, 2014
  2. Season for Sunscreen — April 21, 2014
  3. Thousands of Eggs Dyed for Egg Hunt — April 18, 2014
  4. Taking Flight: Soaring with Support — April 17, 2014
  5. In the Garden: Planting Succulents — April 17, 2014

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In the Garden: Butterflies & Milkweed

Medford, Ore. — Monarch butterflies are beautiful, but are also important as pollinators.  Monarch butterflies depend on milkweed plants for life.  In fact, the plant is the only larval host for monarch butterflies. Milkweed is disappearing for a variety of reasons including new developments, the repeated use of glyphosate and roadside management. That’s why OSU … Continue reading »

Season for Sunscreen

Medford, Ore. — When Spring starts, doctors say it is time to start thinking about sun protection. Dr. Barbara Sibley with Southern Oregon Pediatrics said it’s important to put sunscreen on your children whenever they are outside during the season.  That includes the overcast days. She said, “Our goal is that this next generation of … Continue reading »

Thousands of Eggs Dyed for Egg Hunt

Ashland, Ore. — Easter is just two days away and that means it is crunch time for local groups holding Easter egg hunts.  Volunteers at Southern Oregon University are busy dyeing thousands of eggs for one of the most popular egg hunts in Southern Oregon. It’s all for the Rotary Club of Ashland’s 56th Annual … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Soaring with Support

Ashland, Ore. — Almost exactly a year after discovering a brain tumor, an Ashland Middle School student is getting some extra support.  That support is coming from Alex Shepherd’s own classmates. Ashland Middle School students adopted Alex as their sparrow this month.  Alex said, “It feels like an honor and a blessing to have all … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Planting Succulents

Medford, Ore. — Succulents are a great option for those without a green thumb.  They do well in different environments and don’t need too much attention. If you would like more information, watch our ‘In the Garden’ segment or contact the OSU Master Gardener near you. Jackson County - (541) 776-7371 Josephine County - (541) 476-6613 Klamath … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Germinating Seeds

Medford, Ore. – If the summer temperatures have you thinking about your summer garden, you can start preparing now.  You can do that by germinating summer plant seeds. OSU Master Gardener Laurin Parker said, “We can actually start them indoors so we can get a nice plant going and then put it outside when the … Continue reading »

Rob Lowe on Life

Medford, Ore. — West Wing actor, Rob Lowe, has just released his second book and he’s talking to Newswatch 12 about it. The memoir is called “Love Life” and is out this week.  Lowe said it is collected essays about 35-40 years in show business, as well as life as a husband and father. For … Continue reading »

Energy Efficiency at Home

Medford, Ore. — Later this month we’ll celebrate Earth Day.  It’s a day to think about the environment and energy efficiency.  There are ways you can go green in your home each day. Clean Energy Works’ Ben Scott said there are many ways to do that.  That includes using LED lights, faucet air raiders and … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Caring for Roses

Medford, Ore. – OSU Master Gardeners say the basic rule of rose care is fertilizing every six weeks. When it comes to fertilizing, they say you can use systemic fertilizer or an organic fertilizer.  If you chose the organic fertilizer you’ll have to take an extra step to control bugs. Along with pests, you’ll be dealing with … Continue reading »

Importance of Exercise

Medford, Ore. — One of the important factors in a healthy weight and lifestyle is exercise, but depending on your goals you’ll want to fit in a different amount of exercise. Sherri Sexton, clinical dietitian at Rogue Regional Medical Center, said there are many ways to enjoy the outdoors while getting exercise.  She suggests taking … Continue reading »

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