Erin Maxson

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Name: Erin Maxson
Date registered: May 4, 2012


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.

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  1. Hungry Kids Fueled by Rogue Powerpacks — January 22, 2015
  2. New CEO Promises New Goodwill — January 21, 2015
  3. Gas Prices Drop to $1.99 in Rogue Valley — January 19, 2015
  4. State of Jefferson Support Jumps — January 15, 2015
  5. Police: Man Was Drunk When Hit by Car — January 14, 2015

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Hungry Kids Fueled by Rogue Powerpacks

MEDFORD, Ore., — The Junior League of Jackson County has launched its relatively new Rogue Powerpack Program at Talent Elementary School. The group saw the need for a steady supply of food to be sent home with kids over the weekend. There are 14,000 children in Jackson County who qualify for free or reduced cost … Continue reading »

New CEO Promises New Goodwill

  MEDFORD, Ore., — Shae Johns readily admits she has big shoes to fill. After years at Southern Oregon Goodwill she excepted her third promotion, taking over as CEO and President following Gayle Burn, who served in the position for nearly 40 years.  Johns praised the legacy of growth left by Burn and promised to … Continue reading »

Gas Prices Drop to $1.99 in Rogue Valley

CENTRAL POINT, Ore., — Roxanne Beijan took a double take when as she approached the Texaco on North Pacific Highway in Central Point. “I glanced over and I saw  1.99 and I thought ‘wow, I have just enough time to make the turn.” I put my blinker on and I whipped in here and I … Continue reading »

State of Jefferson Support Jumps

SACRAMENTO, Calif., — State of Jefferson supporters gathered at the state of California’s capital building Thursday afternoon.  With green and yellow flags in hand, they railed before dropping off three additional petitions. Yuba, Tahema, and Glenn counties turned in “declarations of separation” to the Secretary of State’s Office. State of Jefferson advocates believe the northern … Continue reading »

Police: Man Was Drunk When Hit by Car

MEDFORD, Ore., — Medford Police say a man was very intoxicated when he tried to cross the street Wednesday and was hit by a truck.  The accident happened on Stewart Avenue just east of the intersection with Columbus.   One of the responding officers said the man had no regard for the traffic at the … Continue reading »

Park Feeds $10.2 Million into Medford

MEDFORD, Ore., — The U.S. Cellular Community Park is celebrating a record breaking year. Research conducted by Medford Parks and Recreation Department shows the facility pumped in more than $10 million to the Medford economy in 2014.  The money is credited to an 11% surge in the number of teams traveling to Medford to compete … Continue reading »

“Selfie Suspect” Not Lost in “Cloud”

MEDFORD, Ore., — Cloud storage was designed to make our lives easier but it’s working against Medford’s “Selfie Suspect” who apparently is a not so stealthy thief.  Medford Police say he accidentally snapped a selfie which automatically showed up on the owner’s computer. That happened because of cloud storage. In this case the victim’s phone … Continue reading »

Elected Officials Take Oath of Office

MEDFORD, Ore., — A handful of elected and reelected Jackson County officials were sworn in Monday at a ceremony in Medford.   Corey Falls officially became the first new Sheriff in Jackson County in a more than a decade. Sheriff Falls say he will focus on decreasing domestic abuse and having a department which is … Continue reading »

Suspect Arrested, One Wanted in Burglary

MEDFORD, Ore., — Medford Police say they figured out who burglarized a home on Hillcrest Road in Novemeber. Adrian Thorton was arrested New Year’s Day but detectives are still looking for TJ Sheeler. Medford police say Sheeler has a history with law enforcement and an outstanding warrant relating to a parole violation in which the … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Home Wi-Fi

(Consumer Reports) — We’re dependent on Wi-Fi to access the Internet in different parts of our homes. But too often service is sluggish or there are dead zones. Consumer Reports has advice to help improve Wi-Fi in your house. Many people get Internet service through their cable provider. The signal comes in through a modem … Continue reading »

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