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

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  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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SOU Moving Forward in Retrenchment

ASHLAND, Ore. — Southern Oregon University held a public forum to hear from students and staff about its future cuts. A month ago the university announced it’s going to have to make cuts in its academic programs. The university has lost money through declining enrollment and tuition revenue fall. It’s still not clear what programs … Continue reading »

A Dozen Churches Burglarized

MEDFORD, Ore. — Burglars are targeting churches in the Medford area. At least twelve have been broken into this year. A burglar broke into church located on the 1200 block of Peach Street for the third time this year. Medford Police believe it’s the same person. During the investigation, police discovered the person is entering … Continue reading »

Local Group Against Forest Proposal

MEDFORD, Ore. — An Oregon senator’s plan to log on O&C lands is being met with controversy. Senator Ron Wyden’s proposal to log on O&C lands has several goals: offer a permanent revenue source for counties, protect wildlife, old-growth, and create jobs. He’s included specific policies to protect old-growth and set-aside land to not allow … Continue reading »

Mission Preparing for Cold Weather

MEDFORD, Ore. — With cold weather headed our way, the homeless in Southern Oregon are seeking out warming shelters. The Mission opens its doors once it hits 32 degrees or below, but despite the cold, staff at the Medford Gospel Mission are not seeing many people coming in. The director says there are several homeless … Continue reading »

Shooter Sentenced to Prison

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Family members of a 5-year-old girl who was shot to death cannot accept the punishment handed down on the man responsible. The state and defense negotiated a deal to give that man, Jon Meyer, Jr., 6 years and 3 months in prison for his crimes. The courtroom at the Josephine County … Continue reading »

Hash Oil Manufacture Behind Explosion

MEDFORD, Ore. — Several people are injured from a blast caused by making hash oil. Monday night, on the 600 block of Royal Avenue, police found two men with severe burns and a 12-year-old girl with broken bones. That girl jumped out from the two-story apartment building to escape the blast. The two men were … Continue reading »

Bat Kid Fund Helps Children with Cancer

MEDFORD, Ore. — A 5-year-old Tulelake boy is making national headlines in his fight against leukemia. San Francisco was saved by Batkid a little over a week ago but this child’s heroism continues through a special fund dedicated to help other children. Miles Scott was treated at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. The hospital will be one of … Continue reading »

Police Agencies Increasing Patrols

MEDFORD, Ore. — Several police agencies are teaming up for the first time across three different states this holiday weekend. Troopers in Washington, Oregon and California are calling it the “I-5 Challenge”. They will be looking out for speeders and distracted drivers like those talking on the phone or texting and driving. Troopers say their … Continue reading »

Police Combat Human Trafficking

MEDFORD, Ore. — Every year, thousands of children and women are forced into sex slavery. Last year, there was one arrest for prostitution in Medford and this year so far, there has been three. But the low number doesn’t mean it’s not a problem in the area. The Medford Police Department has organized sting operations to arrest prostitutes … Continue reading »

Suspected D.A. Office Bomber Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police have arrested their prime suspect in the bombing of the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office. 46-year-old Alan Leroy McVay is now being held at the Jackson County Jail. At 4:48 p.m. on Wednesday, police arrested McVay outside of the Bobbio’s Pizza Restaurant in White City. At a press conference on Thursday, … Continue reading »

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