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. Vigil to Bring Hannah Home — December 17, 2014
  2. A Heart for Fostering: The Process — December 17, 2014
  3. A Heart for Fostering: The Parents — December 15, 2014
  4. A Heart for Fostering: The Children — December 14, 2014
  5. Music Raises Money for Grief Counseling — December 11, 2014

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Holiday Shopping Safety

MEDFORD, Ore., — While most of us enjoy playing Santa and getting in the Christmas spirit through gift giving there are lots of Grinches out there waiting to take advantage of you during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. NewsWatch 12 spoke with the Medford Police Department to learn more about how to … Continue reading »

Vet Gets Benefits but No Answers

MEDFORD, Ore., — When Bryan Canon left for Afghanistan several years ago, the Defense Department recognized him as a husband and father of four. When he returned to the U.S. with an injury and was medically retired from the Army the VA knew of his children and spouse but his disability benefits never showed the … Continue reading »

3 Years Later, Ashland Murder Case Open

ASHLAND, Ore.– Three years after a 23-year-old was murdered on the Ashland bike path, detectives said the case is not cold. A $21,000 reward is still in place for anyone with information regarding what happened to David Grubbs. He was walking home on the bike path three years ago, Wednesday, when he was brutally murdered. … Continue reading »

Hope for Hailey

MEDFORD, Ore., — Hailey Maddox is facing the biggest fight of her life but she isn’t doing it alone. She is backed by 1705 fellow students. Friday, North Medford High School officially adopted one of their own as this year’s sparrow.  Hailey is now a sophomore but while she was volunteering for the school’s sparrow … Continue reading »

Feedback Split at Second VA Town Hall

MEDFORD, Ore. — Thursday the White City VA facility held it’s second town hall. Just over two months ago, the first town hall left some veterans frustrated. Many say they felt silenced when they were told they could not speak to the media without the proper signed forms. After the first meeting we asked the … Continue reading »

Veteran Wants Answers to $10K in Backpay

MEDFORD, Ore., — Bryan Canon always knew he would be in the military. Originally he wanted to be a fighter pilot but before long he grew too tall for the position. When the recession hit, then in the building industry, Bryan decided the time was right to enlist. He joined the Army, was assigned to … Continue reading »

Local Events Honor Veterans in Many Ways

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore., — A Veterans Day parade celebrated and honored the veterans from Southern Oregon. The parade in Medford has been going on for nearly a decade. Central Point’s Fallen Heros War Memorial was home to the community’s annual ceremony. The VA Domiciliary in White City and the Rogue Valley Manor each held a … Continue reading »

Iconic Signs Salvaged Before Demolition

MEDFORD, Ore., — A classic Medford restaurant is days away from disappearing. Kim’s Restaurant was once a thriving eatery and well known throughout the Rogue Valley. The restaurant closed for good in the spring of 2005. Recently, the property was purchased by the Coquille Tribe of Indians. Demolition is planned for this week but the … Continue reading »

Scientists Explain Earthquake “Swarm”

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. — A string of earthquakes near the Oregon border has seismologists paying attention. The phenomenon known as an “earthquake swarm” is something scientists don’t fully understand but are concerned about. An interagency alert came out today, warning of the intensity and frequency of these earthquakes. It comes on the same day the … Continue reading »

Oak Knoll Civil Suits Settled

ASHLAND, Ore., — The Oak Knoll fire destroyed homes in August of 2010. John Thiry, a transient man, was charged with two dozen counts of reckless endangerment and reckless burning. A judge dismissed the charges ending the criminal proceedings. Several insurance companies involved decided to bring a civil suit against the property owner claiming the … Continue reading »

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