Aaron Nilsson

NBC5 News reporter/weather forecaster Aaron Nilsson is a Southern California native, but most recently lived in Seattle. He's also lived in Sweden and Utah. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Scandinavian Studies. While at BYU, he covered sports for BYUtv. Aaron is not new to the Medford/Klamath Falls market. He was a local TV journalist from 2013-2017. Outside the station, Aaron enjoys music, traveling, sports, movies, and cooking. His favorite sport is soccer.


Aaron's most recent stories:

Cutting trees for Christmas safely

MEDFORD, Ore. — Looking to chop down your own Christmas tree this year? There are some tips you need to know to get your tree and make it home safe. Victoria Shreeve, a manager at Blackbird in Medford, said a chainsaw is …

S.N.A.P. Benefits for “hot meals” extended

MEDFORD, Ore. — Hot meals benefits are extended through the end of the year. Oregon received approval to allow Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, and Disaster SNAP recipients in 23 counties to purchase hot or prepared foods from authorized snap retailers …

Time running out for letters to Santa

MEDFORD, Ore. — If you haven’t written a letter to Santa, this week is the time to do it! You can drop off your child’s letter in the special delivery North Pole mailbox at the Santo Community Center on Columbus Avenue. You …

Gingerbread Jubilee online only

MEDFORD, Ore. — Auctions are open and gingerbread is on display. The annual Gingerbread Jubilee put on by the Craterian is another event to go virtual. All of the gingerbread creations are on display in the windows of the Collier Center on Fir …

Free flu shots, drive-thru style

MEDFORD, Ore. — If haven’t gotten your flu shot yet there’s a drive through opportunity next weekend. The shot is free, provided by Rogue Community Health, La Clinica, Eagle Point School District and OHSU nursing students. It’s simple … all you have to …

Upgrade to Grants Pass’ Lawnridge Park

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A new sidewalk was added by the playground at Lawnridge Park in Grants Pass. It will help park-goers avoid having to walk across the lawn. The playground area at the park was originally constructed as an island detached …

DMV adding 200,000 online appointments

MEDFORD, Ore. — The DMV is encouraging customers to schedule appointments online. It just opened 200,000 new slots into January and February. This is in anticipation of an increased demand after the “driver licenses for all” bill passed the legislature. The bill …

Library offering enhanced services

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County Library Services said it is now offering enhanced front door services at all 15 locations. This change was due to Governor Brown’s pause in the county’s reopening plan. Library hours remain the same with patrons able to …

Food and Friends looking for delivery volunteers

MEDFORD, Ore. — Food and Friends is looking for volunteer meal drivers on Mondays or Wednesdays. The organization said nothing worthwhile gets done except at the grassroots level and this effort wouldn’t be possible without volunteers. The time slots are from 10 …