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:

A sweet pup returns to forever home

YREKA, Calif. — It’s a heartwarming story of a dog who finds his forever home after being rescued, but it’s not exactly what you think. Brutis is a spunky, playful old pup who seems to have been that way his whole life …

Christmas lights go up on Greystone Court

MEDFORD, Ore. — Christmas is less than a month away and people on Greystone court in Medford have already put out the decorations for the season. The cul-de-sac has been a popular street for viewing Christmas lights for years. “I think these …

Crews fighting fire near Quartz Creek

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Rural Metro Fire and Oregon Department of Forestry are actively fighting a fire above Quartz Creek near Merlin and Hugo. Rural Metro says the size of the fire is between 8 to 12 acres. No homes or structures …

Buttercloud announces opening date

MEDFORD, Ore. — According to Buttercloud owners, the popular breakfast spot in Medford will be closing its original location on November 3rd. They will be opening the location on South Front Street on November 8th. Buttercloud has been at its original location …

Seniors and loneliness

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Here in our community and across the nation seniors are taking their lives more often than anyone else. Health officials say the reason behind that is attributed to a feeling of loneliness. Joan Kramer with Medford Senior Center …

Free well water testing at Bear Creek Fall Fest

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.— Jackson County has roughly 30,000 people that get their water from domestic wells. People who use wells may be susceptible to dangerous contaminants in the water, including nitrates. Nitrates typically come from fertilizer, human or agricultural waste and could …