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. In The Garden: Rotating Perennial Pots — October 16, 2014
  2. In The Garden: Winter Dreams — October 16, 2014
  3. In The Garden: Composting — October 16, 2014
  4. Coats for Kids Campaign Keeps Kids Warm — September 29, 2014
  5. State Speeds Up Document Replacement — September 23, 2014

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Firework May Have Sparked Grass Fire

MEDFORD, Ore., — Firefighters were not the first to arrive at a grass fire along Interstate 5 Friday evening. Two friends, who were headed to the movies, were just north of Exit 32 when they drove by the fire moments after the it started. Evan Smith & Am Letto ran toward the fire which was … Continue reading »

Out and About: 6/13-6/15

MEDFORD, Ore– This weekend you can show dad how much you care with everything from beer, to cars, and some clamming. Newswatch 12′s Erin Maxson has a look at what’s going on ‘Out and About’ this Father’s Day weekend.  

Does It Work: Mighty Bite

Whether you’re on a river, a lake, or out on the ocean, the mighty bite system claims to have pros and first-timers catching trophy fish. NewsWach12’s Erin Maxson baited two local anglers, whose family has fished for generations to try out this “future of fishing” product in this week’s “Does It Work?” If you have … Continue reading »

Kids Mourn Loss of Pet to Bunny Bandit

ROGUE RIVER, Ore., — The students at Great Beginnings Childcare & Preschool in Rogue River didn’t have a great beginning on Wednesday. The children discovered their class bunny, Amos, disappeared overnight. The evidence was clear to Police Chief Ken Lewis; someone had stolen the preschool’s mascot.  Rhonda Schock, who runs Great Beginnings, says the thief … Continue reading »

Deputy in Critical After Rescuing Teen

BROOKINGS, Ore., — A Curry County Sheriff’s Deputy, who swam into the ocean to help a 14-year-old boy caught in a rip current, is in critical condition. Deputy Terry Brown spent 45 minutes in the cold water but Sheriff John Bishop says his risk saved the teen’s life. A call came in Monday night off … Continue reading »

Does It Work: Sugru

MEDFORD, Ore. — It can sometimes seem like there is a never ending list of things that break or maybe just don’t work like you want them to, and replacing or fixing items can cost money, time and sometimes sanity. In the video above, NewsWatch 12′s Erin Maxson shows us this week’s “Does It Work?” … Continue reading »

Local Couple Helps End Dog Meat Trade

ASHLAND, Ore., — It was a simple picture which inspired Janis Rosenthal and Jeff Rinkoff to try and make a difference half a world away by ending the illegal dog meat trade. “It looked like laundry in a basket being weighed, and I clicked on it and saw that it was dogs,” explained Rosenthal of … Continue reading »

Does It Work: Magic Mesh

MEDFORD, Ore. — Warm days and cool nights may have you opening the window or the doors, airing out the house. If you don’t have screen doors, sometimes even if you do, you can run into problems. Magic Mesh is a hands-free screen door is meant to resolve most of those problems. In the video … Continue reading »

Does It Work: STUFZ

MEDFORD, Ore. — STUFZ is a product distributed by Idea Village and claims to make the perfect stuffed burger. The burger experts at Jasper’s in Medford helped us test out STUFZ. In the video above, NewsWatch12′s Erin Maxson shows us if STUFZ really works. If you have a product suggestion or want to test a … Continue reading »

Sustainable Table: All About Alpacas

JACKSONVILLE, Ore., — From beginning to end, alpacas are the poster animal for sustainability. There are 26 alpacas on Rolling Hills Alpaca Farm outside of Jacksonville. Owner Jeanne Davidian spins her fair share of the fiber from her herd, but come June most of what’s known as the “first cuttings” will make the short trip … Continue reading »

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