Katie Streit

NBC5 News reporter Katie Streit comes from her hometown, Las Vegas. Katie went to the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism & Media Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

While in Las Vegas, Katie won a Student Emmy for her coverage of the Las Vegas Shooting Anniversary. She also hosted and produced the university's political news show, where she interviewed Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak and Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-1). Her passion for politics turned into a coveted internship at the US Capitol in Washington D.C. In her final months working in the Las Vegas area, she was recognized for her journalism achievements by the Nevada Broadcaster's Foundation.

Katie is excited to tell the stories of local Southern Oregonians and Northern Californians. Feel free to contact her at [email protected]


Katie's most recent stories:

JaCo. delivering 150 meals a day to Greenway

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Jackson County is in it’s second week operating it’s ‘Bear Creek Greenway Food Assistance Program,’ and they are going strong. The program delivers food to the homeless living on the Greenway. Though government officials don’t promote people living …

Homeless shelters adjust during global pandemic

MEDFORD, Ore. – Homeless shelters around the Rogue Valley remain open during the global pandemic with new precautions in place. The Medford Gospel Mission says they have all their clients sheltering in place. They also have their their temperature checked everyday and …

‘Zoom-over,’ a new way of celebrating Passover

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Jewish holiday, Passover, starts Wednesday. The week-long holiday usually brings people together, but is now difficult in light of social distancing. Rabbi David Zaslow of Havurah Synagogue says many synagogues around the country are turning toward Zoom. Some …

Asante receives 300 homemade scrub hats

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Asante Operation Room now has 300 more scrub hats than it did earlier this week. An operating room nurse reached out to the community, telling people they were running low on scrub hats for surgery. Rogue Valley woman …

SOU giving discounts to some student fees

ASHLAND, Ore. – While Southern Oregon University students aren’t physically on campus, they still have to pay some student fees. SOU Spokesperson, Joe Mosley says the Board of Trustees and the student government agreed to reduce some student fees. Many fees for …

Free oil change for first responders

ROGUE VALLEY, Ore. – First responders can now get free standard oil changes at some Rogue Valley businesses. Ashland Automotive is offering the deal. In addition to Kelly’s Automotive says the service at both it’s Grants Pass and Medford locations. “We are …

Teachers put on a parade for students

MEDFORD, Ore. – Schools may be shut down for at least the rest of the month, but some local teachers are doing something special for their kids. Friday afteroon, teachers got with each other at East Medford’s Lone Pine Elementary to put …