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:

Ways to improve your mental health for 2021

ASHLAND, Ore. — Levels of anxiety and loneliness have increased for many people nationwide. The latest CDC report in June shows 40 percent of U.S. adults reported struggling with mental health or substance abuse. That’s quite a jump compared to 20 percent …

Keeping pets safe on New Year’s Eve

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s not New Year’s Eve without bright displays of fireworks. But for our furry friends, it can be a rough night. Medford’s SoHumane says the noises and vibrations from fireworks can be very disruptive for our pets. It says …