Grace Smith

Grace Smith is a reporter for NBC5 News. The Chicago native is a recent graduate of the University of Miami with a Communication Honors degree specializing in Broadcast Journalism. She minored in Creative Writing and focused her senior thesis on social media usage and engagement. During her time at the University of Miami, she anchored multiple award-winning student television programs, covering everything from music festivals to the Super Bowl.

Though she loved Miami's beaches, she's thrilled to be in the Pacific Northwest where she can experience all four seasons and have a real Christmas tree! When she’s not at work, you can find Grace glued to any television showing live sports (especially if it's the Chicago Bears) or attempting a new recipe as she learns to cook.

Grace's most recent stories:

Medford AAA center undergoing major renovation

MEDFORD, Ore.- Medford’s AAA is getting a facelift! The AAA service center on Barnett Road is undergoing a major renovation. The upgrades will include a copy shop, electric vehicle station, and several environmentally-conscious energy and water solutions. AAA’s Scott Thompson says they …