Nicole Stein

NBC5 News Weekend anchor and reporter Nicole Stein was born and raised in Orange County, California.

She graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Mass Communications. While at Arizona State, Nicole was a reporter for Cronkite News on Arizona PBS8 and interned for three local radio stations.

When she isn't reporting, Nicole enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as dancing, reading and traveling.


Nicole's most recent stories:

Water levels higher than normal

Medford, Ore., — The National Weather Service says water levels are above normal for this time of year. Because of all the rain and snow, reservoir levels around the Rogue Valley are 120 to 150 percent higher than last year. That’s good …

Semi truck blocks lanes

Ashland, Ore., — “We pushed them over to the, we straightened them up and closed the slow lane.” said ODOT spokesman, Gary Leaming. Traffic on I-5 was affected this afternoon — when a semi truck jack knifed, blocking both northbound lanes. It …

ODOT preparations on the roads

Ashland, Ore., — When the weather starts to change and storms start to roll in the Rogue Valley, Oregon Department of Transportation is on it. Working with the National Weather Service., ODOT says they’re always prepared for snow this time of year. …

Health care rally

Ashland, Ore., — While the All Care public forum was happening – dozens of people gathered outside Pioneer Hall for a separate health care rally. Turns out the timing was just a coincidence, but many people inside the meeting actually came to …

OSF private event for opening weekend

Ashland, Ore., — Some of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s closest friends and family get an inside look at the new season, that kicks off this weekend. The festival’s artistic director — Bill Rauch gave a talk this morning at the old Ashland …

All Care Health public forum

Ashland, Ore., — All Care Health held a public forum in Ashland this afternoon to answer questions about mental health care in Jackson County. A four person panel of All Care Health and Options For Southern Oregon executives lead the discussion at …

Suspicious car fire in Josephine County

Josephine County, Ore,. — The Rural Metro Fire Department responded to another suspicious car fire over night. Fire fighters responded to the 300 block of Riverbanks Road around 4:30 this morning. When they arrived they found a Ford Expedition fully engulfed. Rural …

911 Outage in Myrtle Creek

UPDATE: Power has been restored. _________________________ Myrtle Creek, Ore., — A 911 outage in Douglas County is preventing Myrtle Creek residents from calling the emergency number from land lines. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says they don’t know when it will be …

So. Oregon Music Festival looking for help

Medford, Ore., — The Southern Oregon Music Festival is asking for community support tonight. The festival has been around for 28 years, but it’s in danger of coming to an end. The non-profit recently lost several major sponsors, now it needs $50,000 …

Oregon State Revenue Forecast looking good

Medford, Ore., — “It’s every money we can find is revenue.” said State Senator, Alan Deboer. The Oregon Revenue Forecast is out, and the news is good. The forecast shows the state bringing in more taxes than expected, which means the budget …
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