Sharon Ko

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Name: Sharon Ko
Date registered: May 4, 2012


Sharon Ko joined the KDRV NewsWatch 12 team in September of 2011 coming from another member of the Chambers Communications family, KEZI 9 News in Eugene, Oregon. Sharon Ko joined the KEZI 9 News team in May of 2010 as a reporter based out of KEZI’s Roseburg newsroom. She graduated from the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, majoring in Electronic Media with a minor in Political Science. During college, she interned at KOIN News 6 and Fox 12 News in Portland where she found her love for journalism. Sharon has lived in Oregon her whole life, and enjoys reporting about her home state. She believes that news is about telling the heart of every story, and is excited to be part of KDRV NewsWatch 12′s award-winning News team. If you have any story ideas, you can send Sharon an e-mail at

Latest posts

  1. Younger Patients Hospitalized for Flu — December 30, 2013
  2. Domestic Disputes Rise During Holidays — December 30, 2013
  3. Medford Crime Statistics Released — December 30, 2013
  4. MacLevin’s Closing After 15 Years — December 26, 2013
  5. Woman Provides Help for Homeless Pets — December 25, 2013

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Security Changes After School Shooting

MEDFORD, Ore. — Ever since a gunman left over 20 children and staff dead at Sandy Hook Elementary School, schools across Southern Oregon have revisited their emergency plans and have made significant security changes. Over the summer, the Medford School District poured over a million dollars to change its facilities. They added fences, new doors … Continue reading »

Old Store Used for Training

MEDFORD, Ore. — The former “Fast Boyz and Girlz Toys” store was training grounds to learn how to save fellow firefighters. Medford-Fire Rescue worked on exercises to rescue each other during dangerous situations. They worked on dragging techniques, airway management, and breaking through walls. The Oregon Department of Transportation offered the building to fire crews. … Continue reading »

Crews Preparing for Freezing Rain

MEDFORD, Ore. – Just when roads across Southern Oregon were starting to clear up, freezing rain is now moving in, but road crews are looking ahead and preparing now. Driving in Southern Oregon these days has been a challenge for most. Drivers are dealing with snow, ice and now the threat of localized freezing rain. On … Continue reading »

Family Recovering After House Fire

MEDFORD, Ore. — A southern Oregon school is stepping up to help a family who lost their home to a fire Thanksgiving night. The fire happened on the 3 thousand block of Mallard Lane in Medford. The McFarland family escaped safely with their pet. Since then, Madrone Trail Public Charter School set up a fund to help … Continue reading »

Police Agencies Tap into Cell Phones

MEDFORD, Ore. — Privacy on cell-phones are becoming a thing of the past. Several police agencies across the nation can tap into mobile data without your permission. According to a new finding, nearly 30 police agencies own what’s called a Stingray. It’s a device that’s usually attached to a car, acting as a fake cell … Continue reading »

Human Trafficking Training for Police

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office opened its doors to any local law enforcement officer for a human trafficking training. They had the supervisor of the Portland Police Bureau’s human trafficking unit on site. Sgt. Mike Geiger spent a few hours reviewing how human trafficking is viewed, the traditional terms used, and other misconceptions regarding it. … Continue reading »

Crews Battle Frigid House Fire

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Firefighters battled a frigid fire outside of Grants Pass Monday evening. The fire destroyed the home on the 8000 block of Rogue River Highway. In addition to Rogue River Fire, crews from both Grants Pass Fire and Rural-Metro Fire responded. Firefighters worked to protect nearby homes and began cutting through the … Continue reading »

Towing Companies Slammed with Calls

MEDFORD, Ore. — The icy conditions is forcing drivers to abandon their vehicles on the side of the road. But it’s not because towing companies want to leave cars stranded. Companies like Dick’s Towing are catching up on dozens of calls since Friday. Unless it’s an emergency, police do not want towing companies to block traffic … Continue reading »

Rogue Disposal Pick-up Cancelled

MEDFORD, Ore. — The icy conditions are stopping trash services in the Rogue Valley. Rogue Disposal and Recycling cancelled picking up trash Monday. The company says the roads are unsafe for employees to drive on, even with chains. “There’s some areas that the snow and ice has melted, but for the most part, when you … Continue reading »

Police Chase Ends in Eagle Point

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A man drives down a 10 foot irrigation ditch t after trying to escape from Jackson County Sheriff deputies. It started out as a minor traffic stop between White City and Eagle Point, but deputies say Jordan Krawczyk refused to stop and drove to Buchanan Road in Eagle Point. He  drove through a … Continue reading »

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