Cameron Derby

Cameron Derby joined the NewsWatch12 Team in December of 2018.

Title: Sports Anchor/Reporter
cameronderby@kdrv.com

Cameron Derby grew up watching NewsWatch12 as a child, and joined the NewsWatch12 Team in December of 2018.

Cameron’s passion for sports writing and storytelling began when he was in the 9th grade, while attending South Medford High School. After deciding that he was not cut out to be a division 1 athlete, he still had a passion for the game.

He turned his attention to earning a degree in Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon. While he was in Eugene, he covered Oregon Football, basketball, and volleyball for KWVA Eugene 88.1fm.

Towards the end of his degree, Cameron decided to pursue a job at NewsWatch12. He embarked on an internship that re-introduced him to his love for his hometown.

At heart, Cameron is a Seattle Seahawks, Oregon Ducks, and Boston Celtics fan. However, he believes his enjoyment for sports in general always comes first.

Just like the classic movie, “The Sandlot” he hopes the game never ends.

Recent Posts by Cameron Derby

Running from Medford to Medford

If you saw Dave Mcgillivray running down Barnett Road on Thursday morning, you were the witness to global greatness.

Rollover crash on Blackwell sends one person to hospital

Jackson County Sheriff is investigating a rollover crash on Blackwell Road, in Central Point. First reports of the crash came in at about 4:35 p.m. on Saturday.

Ashland football stars sign with Southern Oregon

The hometown boys are staying in Ashland. Ashland wide receivers Nolan Rinefort and Gabe Ekwall officially signed with Southern Oregon, on National Signing Day.

Cascade Christian standout Kiegan Schaan signs with George Fox

National signing day kicked off in Medford, with Cascade Christian standout Kiegan Schaan signing to play football at George Fox University.

Kindness Matters: Run with Grace 5k inspires positivity

The endless smiles, laughs, and hugs don't initially give the impression of a run that was born out of a tragedy.

Powering the Storm

With Southwest Conference play starting, the North Medford girls found themselves in a tight spot. The Tornado was in a tie ball game, at Grants Pass.

SOU Football adds new Defensive Coordinator and Offensive Line Coach

Southern Oregon Football Head Coach Charlie Hall has announced two new hires for the SOU coaching staff.

25 Local student-athletes earn Academic All-CCC Honors

25 local student-athletes have earned Academic ALL-CCC honors for winter sports.

From go "Stangs to go Griz

At the surface, Hidden Valley quarterback Sam Vidlak's decision to commit to the University of Montana seemed a bit early.

Borich lifts Raiders over Owls with last second shot

The final two possessions may have taken some years off your age if you were at the Lithia Motors Pavillion, Wednesday night.

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