Allison Ross

NBC5 News at Sunrise co-anchor Allison Ross graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in broadcast journalism. Before coming to NBC5 News, she was a reporter and anchor at KOMU in Columbia, MO and interned at FOX 25 News in Boston. Allison also spent six months reporting in Europe where she covered the European Commission. When she's not in the newsroom, Allison loves adventures. She enjoys traveling and is excited to explore the West Coast. Allison's motto: “Try everything once!”


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Free fare day for RVTD riders

MEDFORD, Ore. – RVTD riders can enjoy free snacks, beverages and even prizes for Rider Appreciation Day on Tuesday. The event is happening from 7-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. at the Front Street station. Commuters can enjoy free rides all day. From …

Voting by app for select groups

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Around 400 registered voters will have the chance to vote on their smartphone in the upcoming November election. Jackson County is one of two counties in Oregon testing out the pilot program. County Clerk Chris Walker said the …

Local non-profit gets national attention

ASHLAND, Ore. – “Forever Homes, Vehicles for Change” will be featured on the Kelly Clarkson show Wednesday. The non-profit transforms used buses into homes for homeless kids and families. Journalist and founder Julie Akins said homelessness is a national issue. “The number …

Help available for families in need

MEDFORD, Ore.- The family Success Team at Jackson Elementary is hosting their annual Family Community Resource Fair through a collaboration with multiple organizations. Natalie Hurd with the Medford Public School District said the event is not just for families at Jackson Elementary, …

Porta potty removal causing problems

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford Parks and Recreation recently removed the one porta potty at Alba Park. Medford Parks and Recreation declined to go on camera but said the porta potty was costing the city about $160 every week to be fixed. The …

IHOP is preparing to open in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – IHOP is opening it’s new Medford location on September 24th. Right now, the restaurant is looking to hire for all positions. NBC5 News reached out to the general manager to see exactly how many workers they are hiring, and …

“Stop the Bleed” training in local school

MEDFORD, Ore. – Educators at Grace Cascade Christian Schools practiced what to do in the event of an emergency on Wednesday. Asante held the ‘Stop the Bleed’ training at Cascade Christian High School. Jacqueline DeSilva, trauma program manager at Asante said it …

Early morning house fire contained to one home

 MEDFORD, Ore. – A quick response by Medford Fire-Rescue stopped a house fire from spreading to neighboring homes. Fire crews got the call about the fire on Alcan Drive around 6:50 Wednesday morning. The first engine was on scene within 15 minutes …

OSF partners with local food bank

ASHLAND, Ore. – Oregon Shakespeare Festival is giving away $10 rush tickets to anyone who brings a non-perishable food item to the box office for donation. OSF said they work with the food bank at least twice a season. CJ Martinez, Media …