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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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 »

Medford District on First Day of Class

Medford, Ore. —   On the first day of classes since the Medford School District strike started, the district held a news conference about how school was going. During the news conference, the district released information about how many substitutes it brought in for the duration of the strike. It says it has about 150-180 substitutes. … Continue reading »

Send a Singing Valentine

Medford, Ore. — This year you can send your sweetie a singing valentine for Friday’s holiday. Once again, Sweet Adelines is offering its talents to bring a little love and joy to your loved ones.  For $30 they will sing to your valentine, deliver a rose and card with a personal message. The money is … Continue reading »

Children’s Miracle Network Selects Local

Medford, Ore. —  Children’s Miracle Network’s 2014 Champion Child for Oregon is from our region. Chloe Staten was selected to represent the CMN hospitals program.  The Phoenix High School student is not only a cancer survivor, but has returned to the pediatric department at Rogue Regional Medical Center to encourage other kids. She has also … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: What Money Can’t Buy

Eagle Point, Ore. —   As a student teller for Rogue Credit Union’s Eagle Point High School student branch, Jourden Ellison is used to dealing with money.  Now she’s using money to do some good for her school’s Sparrow, “He is very close to all of our hearts.  He was just a normal kid a couple … Continue reading »

School Consolidation Plan Released

Medford, Ore. — The Medford School District is preparing for a possible teachers’ strike by consolidating schools throughout the district.  If a strike happens, eight schools will be closed for the duration. If your child’s school is not closed, they will still be on a shortened schedule. Changes are as follows: Closed Schools: Abraham Lincoln Elementary … Continue reading »

Rep. Walden Responds to Address

Congressman Greg Walden says the president’s State of the Union speech didn’t surprise him. He says he is concerned the president is threatening to use executive action to get around congress, “I think if the president doesn’t like a law, then he should work with congress to get that law changed.” The representative said he … Continue reading »

Hospice Volunteers Needed

The Asante Hospice team needs news hospice volunteers to help patients and respite their families.  Volunteers are needed for the Grants Pass area. The director of hospice volunteers, Sally Melton, says volunteers serve in many ways.   They can provide companionship for the patient while their family or friends take a few hours away, run errands, … Continue reading »

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