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:

Search continues for shooting suspect

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. —  A manhunt continues for a man considered ‘armed and dangerous’ after fleeing the scene of a deadly shooting Sunday afternoon in Douglas County. Oregon State Police say they responded to reports of a shooting on Interstate-5 near milepost …

Fiery crash leaves one man dead

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. —  A fiery crash off Rogue River Highway left one man dead. Rogue River Fire says they were called to the 3700 Block of the highway just after midnight on Monday. There, they found a car on fire and …

15th annual Oregon Cheese Festival draws thousands

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. —  Thousands made their way to Central Point this weekend for southern Oregon’s annual celebration of cheese. “If there’s one thing Oregon does, it makes great cheese,” said Jonny Steiger, owner of “By George Farm” in the Applegate Valley. …

Local mosque reacts to mass shootings

TALENT, Ore. — Despite two horrific mass shootings at mosques in New Zealand, many gathered for afternoon prayer at the local mosque, Masjid Al-Tawheed, not letting fear get in their way. While some were praying, others in the community stopped by to bring …

Vaccination rates in Jackson County unchanged

MEDFORD, Ore. — No measles cases have been reported in southern Oregon. Jackson County Public Health officials say the measles scare across the Northwest isn’t motivating more people to get vaccinated locally. They say there have not been any changes to local …

Iconic Grants Pass shop up for sale

GRANTS PASS, Ore. —  Hundreds go into Blind George’s News Stand and Ice Cream Shop every week for a taste of their signature popcorn and a newspaper. The popcorn recipe is so popular, owners have been keeping it a secret since the …