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.

Latest posts

  1. Fire at Knife River Asphalt Plant — January 29, 2015
  2. Conference Highlights So. Oregon Edge — January 29, 2015
  3. State of Oregon v. VA: Vending Violation — January 28, 2015
  4. In The Kitchen: Lobster Shooters — January 27, 2015
  5. Hungry Kids Fueled by Rogue Powerpacks — January 22, 2015

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Holiday Purchase Promotes Year Round Fun

  CENTRAL POINT, Ore., — This is the third year for Central Point’s Christmas Lights Parade and Celebration. Nearly two dozen floats decked out in thousands of twinkling lights followed a route through downtown ending up outside the Library and City Hall. A Christmas wonderland welcomed guests, complete with free hot cocoa, pictures with Santa, … Continue reading »

Small Parade Gets Big Community Support

CENTRAL POINT, Ore., — While Santa has his sleigh and eight tiny reindeer, the Central Point Lights Parade had an Erickson air-crane. The air-crane was decked out in 12,000 Christmas bulbs and a blow up Santa in the pilot’s seat. Erickson Inc.’s float was just one of nearly two dozen in Friday night’s parade. The … Continue reading »

Flu Shot Less Effective This Year

MEDFORD, Ore. — Doctors and clinics in Southern Oregon received an advisory on Thursday. It is from the CDC and warns physicians that the flu vaccine is falling short of the predicted impact on influenza. 52 percent of flu samples were not a good match for the current vaccine, and this year’s strain, the H3N2, is especially bad. This … Continue reading »

Holiday Toy & Food Drive Kicks Off

MEDFORD, Ore. — NewsWatch 12 is teaming up with the Salvation Army and Bi-Mart to help families in need this holiday season. The Annual Holiday Food and Toy Drive is now underway.   You can bring any non-perishable food items or toys to any Bi-Mart location. Right now, the Salvation Army says it’s looking for … Continue reading »

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 »

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