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:

Early morning fire leaves barn destroyed

MEDFORD, Ore.— Around 5 A.M., fire crews responded to a structure fire on the 4,000 block of Payne Road in Medford. When they got there, crews found the Payne in the Butte barn was on fire. Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says the …

Jersey Mike’s Subs opening in south Medford

MEDFORD, Ore.— Jersey Mike’s Subs is opening its first location in Medford on September 9. The franchise owners say they’re hosting a fundraiser for the first four days of the opening, Sept. 9 through Sept. 13. Customers with a special fundraising coupon …

Medford gets new ballot box

MEDFORD, Ore.— Voters in Medford now had a 2nd location to drop of their official ballots this fall. The Jackson County Clerks office installed a new ballet box outside of the Medford Library on Monday. It’s located in the parking lot between …

OnTrack Rogue Valley to house more patients soon

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — OnTrack Rogue Valley is opening a new residential services location. The organization is an addiction recovery center. The new facility will be located in Hugo. The communications director says the larger residential treatment center will increase the number …