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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

Howard Morris Hall of Fame 'long overdue' for Oregon Tech athletics

After decades of athletic success at Oregon Tech, the school will induct the first Hustlin' Owls class to the hall of fame, named after a southern Oregon man who had a tremendous impact on the athletic program.

'Panther Spirit' remains alive amidst 1-5 start

The South Medford football team may be off to one of its slowest starts in program history at 1-5. If you just walked into practice and started talking to the seniors, you may not even know that is the situation.

Friday Night Blitz: Week 7

Close games and big wins for local teams with some amazing plays from our local student-athletes.

College football chaos leads to major shuffling of AP Top 25

A wild weekend of college football has seen the top 11 teams move from last week's rankings, as Oregon slides to number 9.

Oregon State can't hang on in second half, falls to Washington State

A seven-point first-half lead wasn't enough as the Cougars scored 28 second-half points to beat the Beavers in Pullman, 31-24.

Friday Night Blitz: Week 6

Cross-town rivalries filled the airwaves on Friday night as many teams are now well into league play.

Raiders upset No. 18 Eastern Oregon with dominating performance

The Southern Oregon University football team picked up right where they left off last week, putting together a decisive victory over rival Eastern Oregon for the first time at home in six years.

Friday Night Blitz: Week 5

The local teams brought the heat as we move through the halfway point of the season.

Brookings-Harbor high school football returns

After canceling their varsity football season to start the 2021 season, the Bruins are bringing back the team for at least four games.

Late-game comeback delivers Raiders fans first home victory since 2019

The Southern Oregon University football team had a flair for the dramatic on Saturday, overcoming a 20-point, fourth-quarter deficit to defeat Carroll College in Raider Stadium.

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