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!”


Allison's most recent stories:

Free clothes for kids and adults

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Closet Collaboration of Medford and Department of Human Services collected donated clothes to give to the community for free. The one day event is Aug. 27th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Jackson County Health & Human …

Back-to-school health fair

SHADY COVE, Ore. – Rogue Community Health created a one-stop-shop health fair for parents. Parents can bring their kids for a check-up, dental screening, immunization, free vision, and hearing screening and $10 sports physicals. Students can also pick up a free backpack …

Back-to-school prep for parents

MEDFORD, Ore. -The Medford School District wants to make sure kids and parents are ready for school to start. Natalie Hurd with the MSD459C said one of the best things parents can do is get their child back on a schedule. “It …

Bike helmet giveaway for kids

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Long’s Heating and Air Conditioning is giving away free bike helmets to kids during the week of August 12th. The company said it is part of it’s customer appreciation week. Andrea Miller with Long’s Heating and Air said …

New interactive fire map

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – If you are heading out of town this summer, an interactive map can help you keep tabs on fire restrictions. The Oregon Department of Forestry has been revamped over the last few years to make it easier for …

Oregon public utilities focus on wildfire risk

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – The Oregon Public Utility Commission is in the Rogue Valley trying to prevent a devastating fire from an electrical issue. Multiple agencies and organizations met at The Oregon Department of Forestry on Tuesday to discuss how they can …

Local Airbnb open to disaster victims

MEDFORD, Ore. – Airbnb is offering the Open Homes program to allow homeowners to host fire victims or any natural disaster victim for free. Krista Thompson, a local Medford resident, has been offering up her home for one year. “I did get …