Brian Richardson

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Name: Brian Richardson
Date registered: April 16, 2012


Brian Richardson joined the KEZI in January of 2012. He earned his Broadcast Journalism degree from Missouri State University. Brian got his start at KODE in Joplin, Missouri. He was hired as a general assignment reporter and quickly moved to weekend anchor. In the winter of 2008, he moved to Springfield, MO to work for KOLR/KSFX. Brian anchored and reported for both stations. During his more than five years covering southwest Missouri, Brian covered high-profile murder cases and some of the worst natural disasters to hit the “Show Me” state in recent memory. The Weather Channel featured some of Brian’s work on Storm Stories episode. Brian is married to KEZI reporter Jennifer Richardson. The two met while working in Joplin. They married in Jennifer’s California hometown in the summer of 2011. Brian is a Missouri native and huge sports fan. He loves all teams St. Louis (especially the Cardinals and Blues). When he’s not in the newsroom or catching a game, you might be able to find him roaming the wilderness. He enjoys the outdoors and is excited to explore the Oregon wilderness.

Latest posts

  1. Crash Kills Pleasant Hill Man — February 27, 2015
  2. Emotional Vigil Honors 3 Children — February 26, 2015
  3. Bicyclist Hit By Car, Taken to Hospital — February 20, 2015
  4. Special Report: Shift in Student Housing — February 18, 2015
  5. Police Search for Hit-and-Run Suspect — February 10, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. Officer Shoots Dog, Residents Furious — 49 comments
  2. UPDATE: Deadly Shooting in Springfield — 39 comments
  3. Emotions High as Council Returns — 35 comments
  4. Witnesses Describe Shooting Scene — 25 comments
  5. SLEEPS Responds to County Allegations — 15 comments

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Crash Kills Pleasant Hill Man

PLEASANT HILL, Ore. — A Pleasant Hill man is dead following a head-on crash on Highway 58. The crash was about 6:15 p.m. Thursday night. Troopers say the truck driven by 66-year-old Glen Prater went into oncoming traffic, hitting another truck. Prater died at the scene. There were three people in the other truck, they … Continue reading »

Emotional Vigil Honors 3 Children

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — It was an emotional night along Main Street Wednesday as hundreds of people honored three children at a roadside vigil. Four-year-old Tyler Hudson, 5-year-old Mckenzie Hudson, and 8-year-old John Day were all killed as they tried to cross Main Street with their mother. Her recovery continues. Parents held tight to their children … Continue reading »

Bicyclist Hit By Car, Taken to Hospital

EUGENE, Ore. — A bicyclist is recovering after he was hit by a car in south Eugene. The crash was near the intersection of 24th Avenue and Amazon Parkway. Police say the bicyclist was on the path which crosses 24th when he was hit. Emergency crews took him to the hospital, but his injuries do … Continue reading »

Special Report: Shift in Student Housing

EUGENE, Ore. — A recent boom in construction has shifted the dynamics of student housing around the University of Oregon. Over the last five years developers have added more than 600 housing units to the downtown area, most coming with the completion of 13th and Olive on south Willamette Street. Those units could bring thousands … Continue reading »

Police Search for Hit-and-Run Suspect

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police are searching for the person accused of hitting a man with his car, then driving off. Officers say it happened at about 8:30 p.m. Monday. A man was hit as he was walking across 10th Street on the south side of Main Street. The driver of the car briefly stopped, but … Continue reading »

DCSO: Homicide Investigation Underway

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — A homicide investigation is underway, about two miles north of Myrtle Creek. Information remains limited, but the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office had set up a perimeter around a home on Dole Road. A mobile command center was on scene and the Major Crimes Team is investigating. Investigators were not releasing much … Continue reading »

3rd Student Tested for Meningococcemia

EUGENE, Ore. — Two University of Oregon students are hospitalized because of a potentially deadly bacterial infection. Test results confirm one of those students has the infection and the other is waiting for test results to be returned. The second confirmed case of meningococcemia was a student living in Earl Hall. It prompted a quick … Continue reading »

Fire Significantly Damages Home

WALTERVILLE, Ore. — A family is without a home after flames caused significant damage at their house. The fire was Tuesday evening on the 39-thousand block of Easton Lane, east of Springfield. Crews say it appears the home is a total loss. The American Red Cross is working with the family. No one was hurt and … Continue reading »

At Least One Dead in Hwy 99E Crash

HALSEY, Ore. — Troopers are investigating a deadly crash on Highway 99E, about a mile south of Halsey. The wreck was Monday night and included three cars. Troopers say it started as a head-on crash. That’s when the driver of the third car smashed into one of the involved cars. One person was killed, four … Continue reading »

LCSO Investigates Deadly Crash

DORENA, Ore. — A deadly discovery Thursday night. A driver in a large truck on Row River Road noticed a car just off the road at MP 19. When emergency crews showed up, they found a man dead inside the car. They’re not sure exactly when it went down the 20 foot embankment, but they … Continue reading »

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