Elizabeth Ruiz

NBC5 News Multimedia Journalist Elizabeth Ruiz was raised in Northern Colorado. She graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Journalism and Media Communication. She also minored in Spanish and studied in Spain. While at Colorado State, she was an anchor and reporter for CTV Channel 11. Elizabeth loves Zumba dancing, singing and spending time with her family.

Elizabeth's most recent stories:

Navy awards Medford student $180,000 scholarship

Medford, Ore. — A student from North Medford High School is standing out across the nation, receiving a $180,000 scholarship for her future education. Jovanna Salvador-McColly says she’s planning to use the scholarship to major in neuroscience or biology at the University …

Sewage sprays out of manhole in Grants Pass

On Tuesday, water was spewing out of a manhole at an estimated flow of 60 gallons per minute which is more than what a standard bathtub can even hold. Extreme weather conditions caused sewage overflow off of A and 9th Streets. With so much pressure, …

Medford woman dog sleds to the store

The winter weather made it hard to get around this week. One Medford woman found a unique way to travel to the store. McKenzie Mayor is a competitive dog sledder. “I just love being out in nature and being with my dogs. …

Ashland prepares for potential flooding

Flooding is the next major concern as Southern Oregon and Northern California deal with the after effects of a significant storm. Several counties are included in what’s called the hydrologic outlook from the National Weather Service including Jackson and Josephine. With warmer …
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