Erin Maxson

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Name: Erin Maxson
Date registered: May 4, 2012

Biography

Erin Maxson co-anchors Newswatch 12 This Morning with Ron Brown. Erin was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota but later moved to a small town in Iowa. While in high school there, she fell in love with journalism. As a proud Panther at the University of Northern Iowa, Erin received her Degree in Electronic Media. Along the way she joined the Alpha Delta Pi sorority and served as their chapter president. College also provided Erin with a chance to work with Mark Stines at Entertainment Tonight in Los Angeles after graduation. After a short run as assistant editor for a small town newspaper in Iowa, Erin landed her first T.V. job at KIMT News 3. There she served the people of North Iowa and Southern Minnesota as weekend anchor and weekday reporter for two years. A special piece on taser guns won Erin an Eric Sevareid Award. In March of 2009, Erin drove the three day trek to Oregon. Although the vast golden corn fields are gone, Erin is excited about the mountain scapes that surround the area. If you have a story you’d like Erin to cover or just want to say hi, send her an email, she’d love to hear from the people of Southern Oregon and Northern California.

Latest posts

  1. Parents Say Son Was Shamed for Tardiness — February 25, 2015
  2. Ashland Fountain’s Future Becomes Solid — February 23, 2015
  3. OSF: Behind the Curtain – Show Selection — February 23, 2015
  4. OSF: Behind the Curtain – Season Opens — February 20, 2015
  5. Styrofoam Ban Local Businesses — February 18, 2015

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  1. Parents Say Son Was Shamed for Tardiness — 45 comments

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Parents Say Son Was Shamed for Tardiness

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass School District Office received dozens of calls, Wednesday, from parents concerned about the bullying of one particular student. The mother and father of a 6-year-old boy said their son is being shamed and punished in front of his peers for something that is completely out of his control. … Continue reading »

Ashland Fountain’s Future Becomes Solid

  ASHLAND, Ore., — Neither the City of Ashland nor the Oregon Shakespeare Festival wanted the leaky fountain which used to stand in front of the Black Swan Theatre. The marble fountain was constructed which was created about 25 years ago. The city asked for bids but no one seemed interested. In the last hour … Continue reading »

OSF: Behind the Curtain – Show Selection

ASHLAND, Ore., — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is celebrating its 80th year. OSF and NewsWatch 12 have teamed up to bring you further behind the scenes than ever before.   This year there are 11 plays, three of which are Shakespearean. Among the other eight, two are musicals, three are world premiers and one is … Continue reading »

OSF: Behind the Curtain – Season Opens

ASHLAND, Ore., — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is celebrating its 80th year. OSF and NewsWatch 12 have teamed up to bring you further behind the scenes than ever before. This year there are 11 plays, three of which are Shakespearean. Among the other eight, two are musicals, three are world premiers and one is a … Continue reading »

Styrofoam Ban Local Businesses

MEDFORD, Ore.– The ban on Styrofoam passed the Medford City Council in a unanimous vote at a meeting earlier this month. It was originally meant to be part of a special election, but it went into effect immediately and several Medford businesses are not happy about it.   The shakes and malts aren’t as famous … Continue reading »

Keeping Spring Sports from Striking Out

  BUTTE FALLS, Ore., — Student athlete, Hanna Kuykendall, stood on Butte Falls’ “Brownie Field” Tuesday afternoon. The field hasn’t seen any action in several years and the softball player wants to change that.  “I don’t see how that’s fair,” remarked Hanna about having to play alongside Loggers’ rival Prospect Cougars.   It appears both … Continue reading »

AIFF Preps for Movies’ Biggest Night

  ASHLAND, Ore., — Not only is the Oscars the biggest night in Hollywood, it is also the biggest night for AIFF’s fundraising efforts. The Ashland Independent Film Festival holds its Oscar Gala each year. It includes a red carpet, appetizers, drinks, and of course the entire Academy Awards on giant screens. AIFF showed two … Continue reading »

Spring Prep in Mild Winter Weather

MEDFORD, Ore., — During these mild days getting a jump on gardening is on a lot of people’s to do lists. OSU Master Gardeners stopped by the NewsWatch 12 garden to lend some of the expertise. This time of year is perfect for trimming back the dead growth, branches and leaves. By being aggressive with … Continue reading »

A Family First: Tough Questions

    GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Becoming a foster parent in the state of Oregon isn’t a terribly difficult process but the Department of Human Services says it is an involved process. It can also be intrusive. To ensure kids are placed in safe and loving homes foster parent certifiers do in-home checks. Bob Hendrick … Continue reading »

A Family First: Passing the Test

    GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Becoming a foster parent in the state of Oregon isn’t a terribly difficult process but the Department of Human Services says it is an involved process. It can also be intrusive. To ensure kids are placed in safe and loving homes foster parent certifiers do in-home checks. Bob Hendrick … Continue reading »

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