Amanda Rose

Amanda Rose is a multimedia journalist for NBC5 News. Amanda graduated from Columbia University earning a Master's degree in Journalism. She also received a Bachelor’s degree in English with a specialization in literature from the University of British Columbia. She's a Los Angeles native, but is thrilled to return to the beautiful Pacific Northwest and is passionate about reporting on the criminal justice system.

Amanda's most recent stories:

Medford Police surprise homeless man with new wheelchair

MEDFORD, Ore. — On the streets of downtown Medford, you’ll find an unconventional friendship. “He’s a great guy, very intelligent. He has a great story,” said Officer Jennifer Newell, Medford Police Department. Soft-spoken, reserved, kind, are just some of the ways Officer Newell …

Ashland shelter provides beds for 5 months

ASHLAND, Ore. — An Ashland shelter has opened its doors on Monday for the winter months, but it doesn’t accept walk-ins. The OHRA Winter Shelter is run by the non-profit, “Options for Helping Residents of Ashland” or OHRA. It’s not an emergency …