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. Thousands of Eggs Dyed for Egg Hunt — April 18, 2014
  2. Taking Flight: Soaring with Support — April 17, 2014
  3. In the Garden: Planting Succulents — April 17, 2014
  4. In the Garden: Germinating Seeds — April 15, 2014
  5. Rob Lowe on Life — April 9, 2014

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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 »

Taking Flight: Forgotten Carols

Friday was opening night for North Medford High School’s Musical, “Forgotten Carols”. The play was put together entirely by a high school senior. NewsWatch 12′s Danielle Craig has more on how the high school students are taking the stage to help their Sparrow take flight.

Dancing with the Stars Pro Dishes

Dancing with the Stars’ Mark Ballas joins Newswatch 12 this Morning to talk about the show and how he quit smoking.

Taking Flight: Seeing with Soul

MEDFORD, Ore. — When South Medford High School students adopt a Sparrow through Sparrow Clubs, they add their own twist to the assembly. Students create a theme and an entire program dedicated to the sparrow and family, and that is no different this year. At just five months old, Isaiah Harris was diagnosed with a … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Sponsoring Sparrows

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — With Thanksgiving just a week away one local restaurant is celebrating a “month of giving thanks” by giving back to the community. Southern Oregon Elmer’s is collecting donations for Sparrow Clubs. Hector Sanchez is the service manager at Taprock Northwest Grill. “[I] make sure the food meets their expectations…make sure the … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: A Second Fight

MEDFORD, Ore. — North Medford High School students always fight for their sparrows.  Three years ago, that’s exactly what they did for 4-year-old Jared Ramirez-Ponce. At the time Jared was battling a rare form of childhood cancer.  Within a year and a half of his diagnosis he went into remission.  But his dad, Juan Ramirez, … Continue reading »

Organization Raises Cancer Awareness

MEDFORD, Ore. — This month is Childhood Cancer Awareness month.  It is something more than 13,000 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with every year.  One in five children diagnosed with cancer will die. Childhood cancer survivors Chloe Staten and Manny Munoz were on Newswatch 12 Midday to share their experiences.  Both have become … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Planting Bulbs

It is finally feeling like fall and that means it’s time to start thinking about planting for the season. OSU Master Gardner Laurin Parker says the type of bulb you buy will make a difference.  She says you should not choose the cheaper bulbs.  Many times those bulbs will be undersized and not produce the … Continue reading »

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