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:

Hundreds show up for annual turkey giveaway

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Thanksgiving is less than 48 hours away, and thanks to the Salvation Army, some Jackson County families will now have a turkey dinner. Tuesday, the organization gave out 400 turkeys to those in need at their annual turkey giveaway. …

7 years later, brutal murder still unsolved

ASHLAND, Ore. — At the site of David Grubb’s murder, several people dropped by to pay their respects… remembering a horrific crime that shook the Ashland community and beyond. Today, Ashland Police say there are no new leads or developments in the …

Rebuilding a town lost to flames

HORNBROOK, Calif. — Few know what it feels like to lose everything, whether it’s your home, possessions, memories. But for those living in Paradise, California, it’s now their reality. A local town is still going through that same process…four months after the …

Local volunteers heading to California

PARADISE, Calif — American Red Cross volunteers from Medford and Grants Pass drove down to California yesterday. Right now, they’re setting up a warehouse to get emergency supplies to people who need them. Afterwards,  they will go to affected areas where they …

Community mourning loss of young girl

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s been a little over a week since an apartment fire in Medford sent four children to the hospital. One of those children, Olivia Chapman, died over the weekend. Students, teachers, and families at Medford’s Orchard Hill Elementary are …

Turkeys needed for Salvation Army annual giveaway

MEDFORD, Ore. — Thanksgiving is less than 2 weeks away and thanks to the Salvation Army’s annual Turkey Giveaway, many families in-need will have turkeys again this year. Hundreds lined up at the Salvation Army’s thrift store location in Medford last year …