Nicole Costantino

Nicole Costantino is a reporter and weather forecaster for NBC5 News. She comes to us from Phoenix, Arizona where she graduated from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She also received a minor in Meteorology. Before coming to NBC5 News Nicole was an anchor, weathercaster and reporter at KAET in Phoenix, AZ. In college, she interned for CBS Evening News in New York City and the NBC4 Investigative Team in Los Angeles. In her free time, you can find Nicole cheering on her Sun Devils and exploring the Pacific Northwest. Feel free to send story ideas and chocolate chip cookie recipes to her on Facebook (@NicoleCostantino) or Twitter (@NicCostantino).


Nicole's most recent stories:

Motorcyclist injured in freeway crash

TALENT, Ore. — Police were investigating a motorcycle crash on Interstate 5 at the northbound offramp in Talent. Oregon State Police said a motorcyclist struck a road sign Monday night and was sent to the hospital with unknown injuries. OSP said the …

Vape ban worries local businesses

MEDFORD, Ore. — One week after Gov. Kate Brown took executive action against flavored vaping products, all forms of it will be banned statewide starting next week. On October 15, flavored vaping products will be pulled off the shelves across Oregon. The …

Cold weather ramps-up fall harvesting

MEDFORD, Ore. — Farmers are breathing a sigh of relief with the first freeze of the season behind them. While the cold weather doesn’t affect produce too much, it’s around the time most farms start wrapping up for the season. Farmers said …

Ashland man growls at intruding backyard bears

ASHLAND, Ore. — An Ashland resident woke up to some expected guests Wednesday night. A black bear and their baby cub wandered on to the backyard of a home near Southern Oregon University’s campus. Residents thought it was just raccoons but couldn’t …

New data shows STDs at an all-time high in JaCo

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise across the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its latest report shows the highest increase in the three most commonly reported cases the CDC has ever seen. Jackson …

Protecting plants from the cold

MEDFORD, Ore. — The freezing temperatures can be dangerous for plants, so you’ll want to take steps to protect them. Sub-freezing temperatures can kill crops, sensitive vegetation and damage unprotected outdoor plumbing. Four Seasons Nursery said summer annual plants like marigolds and …