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, weather forecaster 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:

Medford/JaCo Chamber aims to boost local businesses

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — The Chamber of Medford & Jackson County is looking to kickstart southern Oregon businesses with a new campaign. “Kickstart Southern Oregon” is a county-wide sale looking to jumpstart the Rogue Vally economy. Starting June 15, businesses that join …

Ashland restaurants awarded for COVID-19 outreach

ASHLAND, Ore. — An Oregon nonprofit is rewarding 10 restaurants for their response to the COVID-19 pandemic, two are in southern Oregon. Falafel Republic and Northwest Pizza & Pasta Company in Ashland were awarded grants from the Oregon Hospitality Foundation. The foundation …

SOU to open campus for fall term

ASHLAND, Ore. — Southern Oregon University plans to open its campus for the fall term, a university spokesman said. SOU closed its campus in March due to COVID-19 and classes transitioned to online. The university said it will start to bring back …

Future COVID-19 testing in southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. — As Southern Oregon counties enter phase two of reopening, public health officials are looking at the current state of COVID-19 testing. “We’ve really shifted our strategy from prevention to mitigation,” said Jackson County Public Health Officer Dr. Jim Shames. …

Medford graduates drive down memory lane

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford graduates got to take a drive down memory lane Friday. Medford School District seniors showed up donning their cap and gowns at their former elementary schools Friday afternoon. They put their yearbook pictures on banners, which were hung …

Fire crews prep for weekend lightning

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — This weekend’s increased risk of lightning storms has the Oregon Department of Forestry on high alert. The agency’s Southwest Oregon District said its staff is on board and their mountaintop detection cameras are up and running. ODF said …