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Brian Morton

Brian Morton is the Assistant News Director and Anchor for NewsWatch 12.

Title: Anchor

No television journalist in Southern Oregon comes close to matching Brian Morton’s experience as a local news anchor.

Brian’s career took him to Monterey, California; Tucson, Arizona; and Spokane, Washington before he and his family moved to Southern Oregon. He has earned numerous awards for excellence in broadcast journalism from the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists, including a recent award for the public affairs special “Fish & Families: A Fight for Survival.”

Brian joined the NewsWatch in November 1995. He shares the anchor desk with Ashley Hall on NewsWatch 12 at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00 p.m. He also anchors NewsWatch 12 at 11:00 p.m.

Brian received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1985. He and his wife, Laurie, have three children and live in Medford.