Danielle Craig

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Name: Danielle Craig
Date registered: May 4, 2012

Biography

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. Taking Flight: Soaring with Support — April 17, 2014
  2. In the Garden: Planting Succulents — April 17, 2014
  3. In the Garden: Germinating Seeds — April 15, 2014
  4. Rob Lowe on Life — April 9, 2014
  5. Energy Efficiency at Home — April 9, 2014

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Craft Beer Business Booms

Ashland, Ore. — The business of craft beer is booming with sales reaching record numbers in Oregon and throughout the country. According to the Brewers Association more than 400 new breweries opened up in the last year nationwide.  It makes a total of more than 3,000 breweries across the country.  That’s a 15% increase from … Continue reading »

Wildlife Encounters for Spring Break

A cheetah from Wildlife Safari visited Newswatch 12 today. Wildlife Safari officials said spring break is the perfect time to visit, “It’s not so hot yet, so the animals are lower, closer to the road so you’re really going to get a bird’s eye view of the animals.” It also has a lot of new … Continue reading »

Agencies Prepare for “The Big One”

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Several agencies are coming together to help prepare people for the so-called “big one.”  That’s the earthquake experts believe is overdue in the Pacific Northwest. Studies show an earthquake has hit our area every 300 – 350 years.  It’s been 310 years since the last one.  That’s why the Illinois Valley … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Soaring on Stage

Medford, Ore. — A toddler who doctors said would never walk is doing that and much more.  In fact, she’s performing in a talent show. Logos Charter School adopted Lila Gridley as their Sparrow.  The toddler has spina bifida.  After her first surgery at six months old doctors said not only would dancing be unlikely, … Continue reading »

Cooking Together for a Healthy Family

MEDFORD, Ore. — Creating a healthy home can be as easy as bringing your kids into the kitchen.  Everyone from toddlers to teenagers can help with the cooking. Sherri Sexton, a clinical dietitian at Rogue Regional Medical Center said, “It helps you to be able to spend more time with your kids.  It’s a good … Continue reading »

Girl Scouts Learn Skills through Sales

Medford, Ore. — Girl Scout cookie season is a favorite for cookie lovers, but the girls are doing much more than just selling cookies. The program allows the girls to learn business skills, how to make goals and how to serve others.  This year, the girls are also giving buyers the opportunity to purchase a … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Legacy of Love

MEDFORD, Ore. — A family who was once taken under Sparrow Clubs’ wing when their child was adopted as a Sparrow is now giving back. For the first time. The Ethan Jostad Foundation is getting involved as sponsors. In a recent Sparrow assembly, McLoughlin Middle School was introduced to their Sparrow: a 4-year-old battling leukemia. … Continue reading »

Vascular Disease Screenings

Medford, Ore. — Vascular disease is often called the silent killer.  Millions don’t know they’re living with the disease that can lead to stroke and other serious conditions. That’s why Providence Medford Medical Center is holding screenings this weekend.  There are three non-invasive tests available – the carotid artery disease screening, abdominal aortic aneurysm screening … Continue reading »

Recognizing a Heart Attack

MEDFORD, Ore. — When you suffer a heart attack the faster you get to the hospital the better.  That’s why experts say it’s important to know the symptoms of a heart attack and be ready to act. Rogue Regional Medical Center’s Stroke/STEMI Program coordinator, Charity Barrueta, said symptoms don’t always include pain in the left … Continue reading »

Love & Valentine’s Day Spending

Medford, Ore. — This Valentine’s Day Americans will spend more than $17 billion.  The National Retail Federation says that’s about $133 per person. Experts say this year, it’s important to think about how spending can impact relationships. “People starting off in a new relationship, getting married down the road need to have that difficult discussion … Continue reading »

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