Rachel Tiede is an anchor/reporter/producer for NewsWatch 12 and enjoys telling the stories that matter to the Southern Oregon/Northern California community.
Rachel joined the NewsWatch 12 team after graduating magna cum laude with honors from Texas Christian University. She was an anchor/reporter for the school’s newscasts and website.
Rachel also gained experience from her three internships in Washington D.C. and Minneapolis: PolitiFact, WCCO-TV, and KSTP-TV.
When Rachel isn’t working you can find her hiking, skiing, training for triathlons, and trying out different restaurants around Southern Oregon.
Three local businesses ranked among the top five thousand small, private companies across the country.
United Way of Jackson County is expanding a fund to help government employees affected by the partial shutdown.
Crews think the tree will be removed this afternoon.
NewsWatch 12's Rachel Tiede spent the afternoon with a volunteer and shows us what they do to help behind the scenes.
NewsWatch 12's Rachel Tiede shows us how ScienceWorks is adapting to accommodate additional summer visitors due to wildfire smoke. The museum saw a 10 percent increase this summer alone compared to last summer.
Online school offers advice on beard-whitening, marketing, and getting the best photo.
A local woman says the mission has made a huge impact in her life.
"It only takes one person that knows where they're at," Traut said.
There's a detour from Oregon Street to Cady Road.
Grants Pass Fire Rescue would like to remind everyone to check your homes and living spaces for working smoke alarms.