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: Tomato Seeds — August 21, 2014
  2. Back to School Crafts — August 20, 2014
  3. In the Garden: Weeds — August 20, 2014
  4. Anchor Mom: Being the Perfect Mom — August 18, 2014
  5. Emergency Alert Sign-Up Encouraged — August 14, 2014

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In the Garden: Tomato Seeds

Medford, Ore. — Many plant seeds can be saved by simply collecting them as they dry, but it’s not always that easy.  Collecting tomato seeds can take more work. For a closer look on how to collect tomato seeds watch this ‘In the Garden’ segment. If you have more questions, contact the OSU Extension Master Gardener … Continue reading »

Back to School Crafts

Medford, Ore. — School is right around the corner and that means it’s time to start preparing.  There are a lot of crafts that can help get your child excited for the back to school season. Michaels’ Craft Expert, Betty Rodman offers a few ideas for parents hoping to stay organized ahead of the new … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Weeds

Medford, Ore. — Weeds are a problem in every garden.  One of the worst you’ll deal with is the puncturevine or goathead. OSU Extension Master Gardeners say the weed is found in vineyards, orchards and crop fields.  It’s also found on roadsides and walkways. They can cause many problems not only this season, but next … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Being the Perfect Mom

I caught wind of the Huffington Post article, ‘How to be a Perfect Mother’ over the weekend. I may have cried a little (remember I am very pregnant!).  It’s a must read article for any parent out there.  Take a look at the article before reading my comments on it. The article said, “The perfect mother always … Continue reading »

Emergency Alert Sign-Up Encouraged

Medford, Ore. — In case of an emergency, like evacuations because of fires, the Jackson County Citizen Alert can send out emergency alerts to make sure you know what’s happening around you. Time-sensitive information can be sent out to you during any type of emergency event, including wildfire evacuations, hazardous materials accidents or even a … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Composting Large Veggies

Medford, Ore. — If you’re finding some large veggies in your garden, you don’t have to throw them away.  There are plenty of options including composting them. All you need to do is place your giant veggies into a five-gallon bucket and use a flat blade shovel to chop them up.  Then you simply dump … Continue reading »

Robin Williams Death Prompts Discussion

Medford, Ore. — The death of Robin Williams is highlighting the serious issue of mental health, depression and suicide. Tuesday morning, a coroner’s report confirmed Williams took his own life by hanging himself with a belt.  This comes after his publicist said he was dealing with severe depression. Jackson County Mental Health said 90% of … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Garlic

Medford, Ore. — Garlic is a great addition to any dish and it’s easy to grow yourself.  Now is the time to start thinking about it if you want it in your winter garden. There are two main types of garlic including hardneck and softneck.  There’s also elephant garlic, which is actually a member of … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom:Unhealthy Eating Consequences

This video from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is floating around online. It puts the pressure on parents – you see an overweight man in the ER suffering a heart attack. One of the hospital workers says, “How does this happen?” and then you see it. A life rewind shows us his bad habits going all … Continue reading »

DWTS Professional Dancer Writes Book

The five-time winner of the Mirror Ball Trophy on Dancing with the Stars is now taking on writing.  Derek Hough talked with Newswatch 12 about the new book and what he hopes readers will learn from it. Hough’s new book “Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion” hit shelves on Tuesday.  In the book … Continue reading »

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