Madison LaBerge

NBC5 News reporter Madison LaBerge graduated Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Madison is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

She is excited to live in the Pacific Northwest. She can't get over "how green everything is!" When Madison is not at work, she looks for new and exciting cooking recipes and explores Southern Oregon.

Feel free to send her story ideas or the address of your favorite Mexican food restaurant!


Madison's most recent stories:

Jackson County finalizes annual budget

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Jackson County Commissioners finalized the county’s annual budget Wednesday morning.  Commissioners first began discussions in April. Commissioner Colleen Roberts says that the budget has some increases. Most notable is the $42 million 911 call center that voters approved last …

ODF: 200 lightning strikes in region

MEDFORD, Ore. — Southern Oregon got some much needed rain in the valley over the weekend, but it brought lightning with it. The Oregon Department of Forestry says there were over 200 lightning strikes in southwest Oregon. ODF said that there was …

Thousands still waiting for unemployment benefits

SALEM, Ore. – During a teleconference Friday morning, the director of Oregon’s Employment Department, Kay Erickson said the agency is taking responsibility for its shortfalls the past few months. Erickson says there are still 38,000 backlogged claims for unemployment, with more coming …

Fallen soldiers honored in Grants Pass ceremony

Normally Memorial Day is the end of the annual Boatnik festival. This year instead of boat races, concerts and a carnival, there was a 30 minute ceremony to honor fallen soldiers. The cancellation was due to social distancing guidelines. Typically, the event …

Body found in the Rogue River near park

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The body of a man was found in the Rogue River in Grants Pass Thursday night. Josephine County Sheriff Dave Daniel said the man was found near Pierce Riffle Park. He wearing only underwear. The man has not …