Jayda McClendon

Jayda joined the NewsWatch 12 team in October of 2020.

Title: Reporter/Producer
jaydamcclendon@kdrv.com

Jayda McClendon joined the NewsWatch 12 team as a reporter and producer in October 2020.

She was born and raised in Palmdale, California and attended San Francisco State University, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in print and online journalism in May 2015.

Jayda went back to earn her Master’s in broadcast journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in 2018.

Jayda began her journalism career as a reporter for NBC Montana in Butte, Montana. During her time in Montana, she covered everything from severe winter weather and wildfires to the COVID-19 lockdown.

In her spare time, Jayda loves hiking, sightseeing and catching up with friends. She also loves to bake, although chocolate is on her list of dislikes.

Jayda is excited to see all that southern Oregon has to offer.

If you have any story ideas, you can email her at jaydamcclendon@kdrv.com

Recent Posts by Jayda McClendon

Senator Ron Wyden address COVID-19 vaccine shortage during virtual town hall

Today Senator Ron Wyden held a virtual town hall for Curry County, where he addressed Oregon's COVID-19 vaccine supply shortage.

Brookings Harbor School District welcomes more students for in-person instruction

Today the Brookings Harbor School District welcomed the remainder of its students for in-person instruction.

Klamath County working on mass vaccination efforts

Klamath County Public Health is making plans for how they’ll get more people vaccinated.

Oregon Legislature releases safety plan for 2021 Legislative Session

Today the Oregon Legislature released its safety plan for the upcoming 2021 Legislative Session.

Grants Pass City Council addresses homelessness, calling for community support

The Grants Pass City Council is tackling one of the city’s biggest issues — homelessness. Council members say this problem can’t be solved without community reinforcement.

Grants Pass, Three Rivers School District plan for in-person instruction

The Grants Pass and Three Rivers School Districts are planning for students returning to in-person instruction.

Jackson County animal shelter reports spike in pet adoptions during 2020

Jackson County Animal Services is reporting a spike in pet adoptions last year compared to previous ones.

Oregon Debris Wildfire Removal Task Force prepares for second cleanup phase

The Oregon Wildfire Debris Removal Task Force is preparing for the second phase of cleaning up the eight counties impacted by the September wildfires.

Mental health clinics await Measure 110

As Measure 110 nears effect, Klamath County health experts say they’re awaiting how lawmakers will implement it.

Medford School District families receive winter break meal kits

The Medford School District teamed up with Sodexo to hand out winter break meal kits to families in need.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 131258

Reported Deaths: 1758
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah28030454
Washington18386166
Marion15972233
Clackamas11499135
Lane8127107
Jackson680682
Umatilla664167
Deschutes484633
Yamhill313945
Malheur311851
Linn306542
Polk238938
Klamath236634
Josephine168931
Jefferson167525
Benton165913
Douglas165043
Union109516
Wasco105123
Columbia101518
Lincoln97317
Hood River93521
Coos92614
Morrow91910
Clatsop6614
Crook5859
Baker5515
Tillamook3572
Curry3175
Lake2285
Grant2131
Harney1684
Wallowa943
Gilliam471
Sherman470
Wheeler191
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2916309

Reported Deaths: 32851
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles98992813489
San Bernardino2450331560
Riverside2338992517
San Diego2068702037
Orange2059112277
Santa Clara899831040
Kern82398551
Sacramento791371062
Fresno79033904
Alameda64760768
Ventura57941401
San Joaquin55580738
Contra Costa49759410
Stanislaus41270730
Tulare39723494
Monterey34482248
San Mateo30694294
San Francisco28200241
Imperial24882463
Solano24654105
Merced23199290
Santa Barbara23184223
Sonoma22910234
Kings18453110
Placer16761173
San Luis Obispo14851125
Madera12778130
Santa Cruz11583111
Marin11244149
Yolo10097131
Shasta9594117
Butte9127120
Sutter743976
El Dorado739441
Napa711738
Lassen506713
San Benito477843
Yuba476626
Tehama391742
Tuolumne327936
Nevada307571
Mendocino305531
Amador294029
Lake237828
Humboldt226324
Glenn179819
Colusa16849
Calaveras151322
Siskiyou138812
Mono10804
Inyo88327
Del Norte8442
Plumas5735
Modoc3783
Mariposa3414
Trinity2994
Alpine730
Sierra690
Unassigned00
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