Meet the KTVL News Team
Jessica De Nova - Reporter
Jessica was raised in Southern California and quickly fell in love with the natural beauty and help-thy-neighbor attitude of the Pacific Northwest, when she moved to Klamath Falls in 2009 after her husband accepted a position as a firefighter.
Mexican by birth and American at heart, her parents always instilled in her the belief that with hard work, dedication and integrity, she could achieve her dreams and overcome any obstacles placed before her.
If asked just a few years ago, she would've sworn she was well on her way to a career in the medical field. Always focused on that goal, she graduated with a B.S. in Biology, Minor in Chemistry and a Certificate in Health Care Administration from California State University, Long Beach in 2009.
During her free time, Jessica enjoys running to unwind, hiking to feed her fascination with nature, dining out to explore new flavors, dancing to the rhythmic beats of her Latin roots, giving back to her community through volunteer work, going on pack-enough-food-and-warm-clothes-in-case-we-end-up-stranded adventures through the Pacific Northwest with her husband and of course, playing with her 10-pound we-think-shes-a-Chihuahua-mix-but-she-thinks-shes-a-German-Shepherd obsession, Roxy.
Jessica came to a crossroads in 2012, where she had to choose between going away to school to fulfill her life's plan of studying medicine, or taking a once-in-a-lifetime chance as a reporter. She examined her life -- class president, recognized often in school and her community as a leader, interning, volunteering and organizing grass-roots efforts to keep her community informed and educated on issues that affect them, and always known as the person who can turn a five second comment into a five hour, detail-riddled novel -- she knew there was too much that intrigued her in the world, too many stories to tell and millions in need of a liaison through which to voice their opinions, for her to let this opportunity pass her by.
She was thrilled to accept her position with KTVL in October 2012 and plans to pursue her graduate education in the field after a few years of experience.
Though she misses her family in Southern California, she always carries with her the morals and values with which she was raised and is excited to continue making use of them in her new home.
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Molly Trotter - Reporter
Molly Trotter joined the News10 team in August 2012.
Molly Trotter was born in Newport Beach, Calif. and moved to Hillsboro, Oregon shortly after, where she grew up and went to Liberty High School.
At Liberty, Molly was heavily involved in LTV, which was the daily newscast, where she learned how to anchor, direct and produce and morning show. She says, this is where she first was interested in becoming a reporter; she was only 15 years old.
She graduated from Pacific University- Oregon with a B.A. in Journalism with an emphasis in broadcasting. While at Pacific, Molly anchored on Boxercast, which was a daily newscast everyday. She also was the creator of Boxercast Sports, where she did wrap up highlights for each of the 22 athletic teams at Pacific. She also interned for KOIN Local 6 in Portland.
At Pacific, Molly was heavily involved in sports. She played on the varsity volleyball team, as well as participating in intramural volleyball and basketball. She has played sports since a young age and has tried just about everything. Volleyball is her true passion though. She started playing in the sixth grade and has not stopped since. She says, there is nothing better then being the small man on the court and showing those 6-feet-3-inch girls that she can battle at the net.
When Molly isn't playing sports, she is usually in the weight room keeping in shape, enjoying her free time relaxing or hanging out with friends.
Molly loves being a reporter, especially getting to know new people everyday around the community.
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Rick Tillery - Evening Anchor
Rick Tillery is very excited to join the News 10 team here in southern Oregon and Northern California. He comes to the Rogue Valley from the Washington, D.C. area. He says the valley has so much to offer he's not sure where to start first, from cycling to skiing and hiking there's so much to do.
Rick took a break from TV news and spent the past couple of years working in the pro cycling industry, traveling to races in all corners of the U.S. His most recent TV news job was as morning and noon anchor at KAUZ in Wichita Falls, Texas. Before the Lone Star state he spent time at KJRH in Tulsa where he was a reporter and filled in on the anchor desk. While in Tulsa, he covered major flooding in Coffeyville, Kan. It was one story that he says continues to remind him how quickly things can turn dangerous.
He's also worked at KLFY in Lafayette, La., WXII in Winston-Salem, N.C., KCEN in Waco, Texas, a production house in Sacramento, and The Washington Bureau in Washington, DC. He's labored in just about every position in the newsroom, from editor to producer to reporter and as an anchor.
Before moving into the news business full-time He served eight years in the United States Air Force, and deployed to the Persian Gulf Region twice in the 1990s. While stationed at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland he worked part time on Capitol Hill at The Washington Bureau and studied at the University of Maryland, University College.
Rick is joined in southern Oregon by his wife Catherine and their dog River. You'll often find him out on the roads riding his bike or running, say hello if you see him.
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Caitlin Conrad - Reporter
Caitlin is an Oregon native, born and raised in Salem. She traveled south for college, attending the University of Oregon and graduating from the School of Journalism and Communication with an emphasis in both electronic media and public relations.
While attending Oregon she was a reporter for Oregon News and DuckU, both are student run broadcasts at the U of O.
She also worked as the seminar coordinator for the Substance Abuse Prevention Program and was a co-director of Students for Global Health.
Caitlin is passionate about family, friends and the Ducks!
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Whitney Clark - Reporter
Whitney Clark is excited to be a part of the News10 family and can't wait to get to know the people of Southern Oregon and Northern California. She joined the team in January 2011.
Born and raised in Claremont, Calif., Whitney fell in love with journalism at an early age. Waking up and watching the morning news has been her daily routine since she was ten. She got her start as a reporter for her high school newspaper, and has been reporting ever since.
After attending four colleges in four years, she finally graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State University with a degree in broadcast journalism. While at ASU, she was a reporter and producer for Cronkite NewsWatch, the Cronkite School's award-winning student newscast. Her reporting took her all over the state, including the Hoover Dam and the U.S.-Mexican border. One of the highlights of NewsWatch for Whitney was reporting at the Republican Party headquarters for a live, three-hour newscast on election night. She loves the adrenaline rush she gets from live reporting!
At ASU Whitney completed a number of internships, including one at ABC 15 in Phoenix, Good Morning Arizona at Channel 3 in Phoenix, and at TMZ in Los Angeles. She also worked as a production coordinator for Channel 8/KAET-TV, the PBS affiliate in Phoenix, for two years.
When Whitney isn't busy with the news, she loves having as much fun as she can with her family and best friends. She is the oldest of three siblings, with one younger sister and a seven-year-old brother. Although she loves Oregon, Whitney misses her loved ones living in California, Arizona, and all over the country.
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Kevin Lollis - Chief Meteorologist
Kevin is an Oregon native and has spent most of his life on the West Coast. His first job in television was at the age of 16, following around a camera operator covering sporting events for KING-TV in Seattle. Kevin began working in front of the camera as KTVL News10s morning weather anchor and co-news anchor. After returning to college he earned his degree from Mississippi State in Broadcast Meteorology and is now Chief Meteorologist and Environmental Reporter Monday through Friday on the 5, 6 and 11 PM shows.
Kevin is happily married to Karen, his high-school sweetheart. Together, theyre raising two boys with lots of help from extended family on both sides. Kevin developed an interest in the martial arts while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. Currently ranked as a Nidan or second-degree black belt in Danzan Ryu Jujitsu by both the American Jujitsu Federation as well as the Pacific Jujitsu Alliance, Kevin hopes to earn his third-degree black belt within the next two years.
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Krystle Henderson - Meteorologist
Krystle Henderson joined KTVL in June 2009. She graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University in Phoenix, Ariz., with a degree in broadcast journalism. She also minored in business at the W.P. Carey School at ASU.
Krystle graduated as a junior in college in the top 10 percent of her class and was admitted into the National Honor Society of Journalists. She graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Krystle interned with ABC 15 in Phoenix. She was also a weather anchor and news reporter for ASU's Cronkite NewsWatch and did weather for AZ-TV cut-ins in Phoenix. She also worked as an intern for the town of Gilbert, Ariz., Government Channel 11, in Public Service Announcements.
Krystle has been dancing and performing since she was 2 years old. She also has a special place in her heart for all animals.
Krystle is excited to call Medford her new home and give a voice to people that otherwise would have none. She also loves to meet new people and put a smile on their face.
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David De Rurange - Morning Anchor
Wake up with Dave De Rurange (DAY-ROO-RONJ) every weekday on News 10 Good Morning! Along with Katie and Liz, Dave wants your morning's headlines fresh, relevant, and able to get you out the door with a smirk. He says it's all part of your complete breakfast.
During football and basketball seasons, Dave highlights your local teams on Friday nights. On the show, he joins a Rogue Valley sports analyst veteran, Joe Brett. Expect Dave and Joe to have the best insight from hometown players and coaches.
When Dave's not in the stadium or at the anchor desk, he goes to the streets for Rogue Gangs. It's a series working with police to prevent gangs from taking over your neighborhood. Be sure to visit the Rogue Gangs tab on this website for his latest stories.
Before Medford, Dave anchored and reported at WLIO in Ohio. The Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters awarded Dave 1st place in enterprise reporting. His story focused on the developmentally disabled, shedding light on their contributions and desire for respect.
After serving a two year LDS mission, he graduated from Brigham Young University, with an emphasis in broadcast journalism. He anchored, produced, and reported for the BYU Daily News and BYU Weekly. He also interned at KTVX in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dave enjoys the Rogue Valley with his wife and two sons. He is a huge soccer fan and he loves food. It's pretty easy to find "David De Rurange" on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Be sure to add him!
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Katie Conner - Morning Anchor
Katie Conner comes to News10 and the Medford area from San Diego, Calif. She has always loved the news because it is different every day, making every day a new experience.
Katie just graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego with a BA in Media Communications. During her college career, she had the experience and opportunity of running her campus news station, where she produced a biweekly newscast, Coastline News. She has also participated in three internships, one with KNSD-NBC 7/39 in San Diego and two with KSAZ-Fox 10 in Phoenix.
Also during college, Katie hosted a college cooking show called Katies Kitchen that taught the basics of cooking. She is very passionate about cooking and food. She loves to try new restaurants.
Katie is the youngest of three children. She has two older brothers who live back home in Phoenix, Ariz. Her family is very close and she hopes to get back to Arizona one day to be closer to them.
In her spare time, Katie enjoys being with her family, traveling, running, and trying new restaurants.
Telling people's stories is what attracted Katie to the news and she looks forward to learning your story.
If you have any questions or story ideas, e-mail her!
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Trish Glose - Evening Anchor
From the South to the West Coast, Trish Glose grew up in Aiken, S.C., but moved when she was a teen to Las Vegas, where she graduated from Cimmaron-Memorial High School. She received a Broadcast Journalism degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, and was recognized as the "Most Outstanding Broadcast Student" when she graduated.
Trish completed three internships with KRNV-TV and KTVN-TV in Reno before coming to KTVL, and spent a summer with KTNV-TV in Las Vegas.
When she's not anchoring the morning news, or working on story ideas for her weekly "Methwatch" segments, you can find her in the kitchen, cooking away, learning new recipes, and dancing to Cuban music. She's at her happiest when she's eating, laughing and hanging out with the people she loves. During the summer, you can usually find her enjoying a Britt show, rafting the river or visiting a vineyard.
Although she misses her family in South Carolina, Trish has made Medford her home.
Watch Trish on NEWS 10 weekday evenings at 5 PM, 6 PM and 11 PM.
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Libby Dowsett - Noon Anchor
Libby Dowsett is an Oregonian at heart. She has lived and worked all around the state, but now calls Southern Oregon home. She and her family have lived in Medford since 1998.
Libby graduated from Forest Grove High School outside Portland and moved to Eugene to major in Journalism at the University of Oregon. After her college graduation, she moved to Klamath Falls and then Medford to work for KOBI-TV.
The next stop on the ride was KRNV in Reno, Nevada. It was during this time she became engaged and moved back to Medford to get married. She began anchoring the news at Channel 10 in 1999.
You may have noticed she disappeared from set for a couple years. Libby took time-off for mommy time in June of 2008. You can now watch her on her new family-friendly shiftNews Ten at Noon.
Libbys interests include traveling, skiing, dancing, Zumba, cooking, shopping and walking her dog in the beautiful hills of Medford and Ashland. She is always looking for the next great story, so please email her all your great ideas (especially extra-ordinary stories about ordinary people!)
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