Andryanna Sheppard

Reporter Andryanna Sheppard joined the NewsWatch 12 team in April 2017.

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Andryanna Sheppard joined the NewsWatch 12 team in April 2017.

Andryanna was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She recently graduated with honors from San Francisco State University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts.

While studying at SFSU, she was a reporter and anchor for the campus’ weekly news show, State of Events. She also interned at the Bay Area FOX affiliate, KTVU FOX 2 News in Oakland, California.

Andryanna loves to travel. During her senior year of college, she was able to combine school and traveling by studying abroad in Melbourne, Australia at Swinburne University of Technology.

When she is not reporting, Andryanna can be found reading a new book (her favorite kinds are thrillers) or relaxing while watching cooking shows. She is so excited to explore and enjoy her new home and get to know what Oregon has to offer.

If you have any tips or story ideas for Andryanna, you can send her a message on Facebook or Twitter.

Recent Posts by Andryanna Sheppard

Curry County turns away from tsunami sirens

Curry County will no longer use its tsunami sirens. That's because the Curry County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to stop paying for them since there were more reliable ways of alerting people of a distant tsunami.

Veteran fire crew heads to Alaska to fight fires

Fires in Alaska are burning hundreds of thousands of acres. Now the state's fire officials are asking for help from the rest of the United States. The Bureau of Land Management's Veteran Fire Crew, Medford Crew 10, is coming to the rescue.

Ashland cancer survivor meets stem cell donor for the first time

Ashland man Richard Pepper is alive today because of a stem cell transplant. Thursday night, he flew to LA to meet his donor, Jay Matthew of New Jersey, for the very first time.

Siskiyou County deputies rescue Mt. Shasta climbers

The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) responded to two incidents on Mount Shasta Thursday involving injured or endangered mountain climbers stranded after mishaps left them at high elevations and in need of rescue.

Local Purple Heart recipient honored in New York

Specialist (SPC) Heather Armstrong is back at home in Central Point after days of historical sightseeing in New York. She was one of 33 Purple Heart recipients from across the country honored at the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor and gifted this experience. Armstrong was the only woman and the only Oregonian in the group.

Josephine County Fair to have 'free expression' area

Wednesday is the first day of the 2019 Josephine County Fair. Not only will there be rides, music, fair food, and a rodeo, there will also be what the Fairgrounds Director Tamra Martin is calling a "free expression area."

Medford man builds his own prosthetic hand

Earlier this year, Ian Davis lost his fingers in a work accident and said his insurance wouldn't cover his prosthetic. So he built his own.

Ward Fire now 34% contained

Weather conditions helped crews continue to make solid progress Monday.

ODF gears up for more potential lightning-caused fires

The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) has eyes everywhere in Jackson and Josephine counties. Four people sit in its lightning detection center looking for smoke on multiple computer monitors.

Ashland passes ID ordinance 4 to 1

The Ashland City council voted 4 to 1 to pass the Ordinance 3176, also known as the Ashland ID ordinance, Tuesday night.

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