Blakely McHugh

Blakely McHugh is a weather forecaster and reporter for NBC5 News. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Blakely is a native of San Diego, CA.

Blakely is excited to be in southern Oregon, a place that gets all the seasons and has similar temperatures to Arizona in the summer! When she’s not at work, you can find her relaxing at home watching TV and cuddling with her cat, Dallas. She also enjoys trying new places to eat and exploring the outdoors.

Blakely loves meeting new people so if you see her out and about, say “Hi!”


Blakely's most recent stories:

Denny’s helps community by selling groceries

MEDFORD, Ore.— Denny’s restaurants in southern Oregon have started selling groceries for people to pick up. A spokesperson for the company says they started offering this service on Wednesday. The spokesperson says the restaurant wanted to offer this service to do their …

Can animals contract COVID-19?

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, many people are asking if animals can contract COVID-19. The AMVA says there is no evidence that shows animals can contract COVID-19. There is also no evidence that animals can spread it …

Vet clinics change protocols for appointments

MEDFORD, Ore. — Veterinarian clinics across the valley are changing the ways people can take their animals to the vet. Many clinics are implementing a new protocol called ‘curbside care’. Curbside care requires pet owners to stay in their car and employees …

Online educational programs for your children

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fear of the Coronavirus spreading caused Oregon Governor Kate Brown to shut down all Oregon public schools until April 1. If you want to continue your child’s education while they’re not in school, the Tech Integration Specialist as Medford …

Semi truck rollover closed down I5 overnight

MEDFORD, Ore.— I5 was shut down early Friday morning after a semi-truck rolled over. It happened around 12:30 A.M. in Medford between the South and North Medford exits. Witnesses say they heard the crash and were there before emergency crews arrived. “Me …