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: Germinating Seeds — April 15, 2014
  2. Rob Lowe on Life — April 9, 2014
  3. Energy Efficiency at Home — April 9, 2014
  4. In the Garden: Caring for Roses — April 8, 2014
  5. Importance of Exercise — April 7, 2014

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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 »

H1N1 Flu Cases Increase

Medford, Ore. — We are seeing more cases of the flu nationwide, with an expected peak to the season still weeks away.  ABC’s Chief Health Editor, Dr. Richard Besser says activity has taken a major jump.  He says last week there were six states with widespread activity, now there are 20. Oregon is just one … Continue reading »

Using Smartphone Apps for Weight Loss

MEDFORD, Ore. — If you’re trying to lose weight or get healthy, smartphone apps can help. Rogue Regional Medical Center Clinical Dietitian, Sherri Sexton, has some favorites for tracking calories and getting exercise.  Those include apps Live Strong, My Fitness Pal, and Couch to 5k. If you don’t have a smartphone, you can go use … Continue reading »

Icy Roads Contributes to Crash

Medford, Ore. — A truck hit icy patches of road along the freeway, causing it to flip and land near milepost 31 and Biddle Road. It happened just before 7 a.m. on I-5.  Oregon State Police said the cold air coming underneath bridges makes patches of the freeway, slicker than the regular road surface. “Every … Continue reading »

Preparing for Active Shooter Situations

Medford, Ore. — In the past five days there have been shootings in a Nevada hospital and a Colorado high school.  It’s for that reason the Medford Police Department says it’s a good idea to prepare for the possibility of being in an active shooting situation. Medford Police says your first instinct may be to … Continue reading »

NASCAR Driver on Blood Clot Risk Factors

Each year up to 900,000 Americans experience a DVT or deep vein thrombosis.   That leads to some 300,000 deaths each year, according to the American Heart Association. Newswatch 12 This Morning spoke live with NASCAR driver Brian Vickers about his own experience with blood clots.  Vickers says a blood clot was found in his … Continue reading »

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