Brian Morton

Brian Morton is an Anchor/Producer 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 an 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 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.

Recent Posts by Brian Morton

Grants Pass citizens recognized for saving a man's life

After six people stepped in and performed life-saving CPR, the Grants Pass citizens were recognized for their heroism.

New evacuation updates surrounding Milepost 97 fire

In conjunction with Milepost 97 Fire managers, the Sheriff's Office is issuing Level 1 "Ready" evacuation notices for all residences on the west side of the freeway between Interstate mileposts 88-83.

For many in Malin, welcoming the Jordan Cove pipeline comes naturally

If approved, the Jordan Cove pipeline would begin in the Klamath County town of Malin — where two other pipelines end.

Every Child tries to increase foster parent numbers

Every Child held an informational meeting Monday night.

Stephen Hawking dead at 76

Acclaimed British physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76.

Fight Over Charles Manson's Remains

People claiming to be close to Charles Manson are in court trying to get to take his remains.

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