Written by Craig Smullin, Posted: Wed, August 22 2012 at 4:38 PM, Updated: Wed, August 22 2012 at 4:47 PM
This summer's west Nile Virus outbreak is now the largest in U.S. history according to new numbers from the Centers For Disease Control. The CDC reporting 41 people have now died in 38 states... this just one week after Jackson County Vector Control discovered West Nile in mosquitos in Talent. NBC-5's Craig Smullin spoke to one Medford woman whose family was devastated by the disease.
NBC5 News Director Craig Smullin co-anchors NBC5 News at 6 and hosts the 5 on 5 Feature Interview on NBC5 News at 5.
A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Craig graduated from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California with a degree in Recreation Administration and Sports Management.
Since joining NBC5 News in 2005, Craig has performed virtually every job in the newsroom: News and Sports Reporter, Sports Anchor, Producer, series and segment Host and Anchor of NBC5 News at Sunrise and NBC5 News at 5. He became News Director in January, 2014.
When he's not managing a busy newsroom, Craig spends time with his wife, two young sons and two dogs. He is a dedicated fan of the San Francisco 49ers and Portland Trailblazers and loves snow boarding the slopes of Mt. Ashland.