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Josh Shelton

Josh joined NewsWatch 12 in May of 2019.

Title: Sports Anchor/Reporter
joshshelton@kdrv.com

Josh Shelton joined the NewsWatch 12 team in May 2019.

Josh was born in Alexandria, Virginia and lived there his whole life before moving away for college. He attended Ball State University for four years, where he earned a double major in journalism and telecommunications and minored in history.

Josh’s passion for sports broadcasting dates back to when he was 12 and took the journalism merit badge en route to earning the Eagle Scout award. Then after donning a head set in the Nationals press box, he knew what he wanted to be.

Josh has covered sports around the world, doing play-by-play for the DC Grays, covering curling and luge at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea and reporting on high school sports around Muncie, Indiana.

Josh is the oldest of two. His younger brother attends Virginia Tech and studies finance and computer science. His mom is a sales manager for one of the largest private companies in the nation and his dad has been a PGA golf professional for over 20 years.

When Josh gets some free time you can find him golfing, snowboarding, cheering on his favorite Washington sports teams (Nationals and Capitals), or trying to relive his glory days on the lacrosse field.

Recent Posts by Josh Shelton

North Medford seniors making the most out of final football season

The season seemed like it may never come at times, but now the Black Tornado seniors are soaking in every moment of their final year.

Central Point-native Nathan Bittle selected to prestigious McDonald's All-American Game

A top-10 recruit in the class of 2021, Nathan Bittle adds to his already lengthy resume with a selection to the McDonald's All-American Game.

Oregon Tech earns school record six 'player of the week' honors

The Owls broke a school record with six student-athletes earning player of the week honors from the Cascade Collegiate Conference.

Mariners CEO Kevin Mather resigns after 'highly disturbing' video comments

The Seattle Mariners CEO resigned Monday after a video surfaced of him expressing his views of players and club operations.

FEMA housing could lead to demolition of some Phoenix-Talent Little League fields and facilities

The City of Talent voted to have the Phoenix-Talent Little League fields as a backup for FEMA Temporary Emergency Housing if other sites aren't deemed useable.

Owls continue hot streak with weekend sweep

Oregon Tech won four more games this weekend, including two wins over No. 17 College of Idaho.

Losses on Saturday provide 'measuring stick' for Oregon Tech volleyball

Oregon Tech was able to take a set in each match against No. 9 Eastern Oregon, but couldn't put enough together for a win.

A tough decision for Ashland seniors ahead of spring football season

With college football aspirations, one senior is choosing to transfer schools in order to get some snaps on the gridiron after not putting on the pads for almost a year and a half.

Ashland High School decides not to play varsity football in spring, player safety main concern

Athletic Director Karl Kemper tells NewsWatch 12 Sports they will not play varsity football and instead will play JV football for the Spring 2021 season.

Raiders softball sweeps player of the week awards... again

For the second week in a row, the Southern Oregon University softball team takes home both the Cascade Collegiate Conference's awards for pitcher and player of the week.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 154554

Reported Deaths: 2204
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah31785528
Washington21060212
Marion18335285
Clackamas13310175
Lane10172126
Jackson8299111
Umatilla763181
Deschutes591859
Yamhill375964
Linn356556
Malheur334358
Polk302942
Klamath277455
Douglas242853
Benton231816
Josephine231649
Jefferson195028
Coos142519
Union127519
Columbia124321
Wasco122026
Lincoln112820
Hood River106329
Morrow104414
Clatsop7756
Crook77518
Baker6487
Curry4166
Tillamook4122
Lake3746
Harney2726
Grant2221
Wallowa1424
Gilliam531
Sherman530
Wheeler221
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

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Cases: 3554629

Reported Deaths: 51395
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles118754221106
Riverside2891853749
San Bernardino2853342673
Orange2603483889
San Diego2589823260
Santa Clara1098411765
Kern102627811
Fresno947941412
Sacramento929441464
Alameda800881224
Ventura77238834
San Joaquin665691082
Contra Costa62164674
Stanislaus55775944
Tulare47784746
Monterey42138327
San Mateo38763515
San Francisco34061398
Santa Barbara31763407
Solano29968164
Merced28915395
Sonoma27954298
Imperial26843589
Kings21951218
Placer19713231
San Luis Obispo19612227
Madera15390209
Santa Cruz14588183
Marin13136197
Yolo12760185
Shasta10944174
Butte10915160
El Dorado9095100
Napa897668
Sutter884597
San Benito574359
Yuba573336
Lassen560119
Tehama508152
Tuolumne394659
Nevada393274
Mendocino379643
Amador344441
Humboldt316033
Lake313440
Glenn221023
Colusa212813
Calaveras190547
Siskiyou174014
Inyo128736
Mono12114
Del Norte9875
Plumas6536
Modoc4524
Mariposa3947
Trinity3675
Sierra990
Alpine810
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