Brian Richardson

Author's details

Name: Brian Richardson
Date registered: April 16, 2012

Biography

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 Ends with Car Nearly in Delta Pond — April 23, 2014
  2. Boy Challenges Councilors to Camp — April 18, 2014
  3. Donor Gives $400K for Homeless Camp — April 18, 2014
  4. SUV Crashed into Craft Business — April 16, 2014
  5. Local Runners Prep to Head to Boston — April 16, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. UPDATE: Deadly Shooting in Springfield — 39 comments
  2. Emotions High as Council Returns — 35 comments
  3. Witnesses Describe Shooting Scene — 25 comments
  4. SLEEPS Responds to County Allegations — 15 comments
  5. Linn Co. Sheriff Defies Gun Proposals — 12 comments

Author's posts listings

Crash Ends with Car Nearly in Delta Pond

EUGENE, Ore. — A crash ends with four people in the hospital and a car nearly into the Delta Ponds. The wreck was just off Delta Highway near Goodpasture Loop. Investigators aren’t sure exactly what happened but say two cars crashed. One ended up hitting the guard rail at the Goodpasture onramp and then flipped. … Continue reading »

Boy Challenges Councilors to Camp

EUGENE, Ore. — A 10-year-old with terminal cancer takes on the Eugene City Council. The homeless advocate’s been meeting and feeding area homeless for the past few months. With a loaded backpack, Keegan Keppner strolled through the streets of downtown. He’s simulating what it might be like to be homeless and living on the streets … Continue reading »

Donor Gives $400K for Homeless Camp

EUGENE, Ore. — A massive donation by a mystery donor, now area homeless have hope for a new home. Someone stepped forward with a $400,000 donation to buy land and establish a permanent homeless camp. Mary Broadhurst is a local attorney. She’s working with the anonymous donor. She says the intent of the donation is … Continue reading »

SUV Crashed into Craft Business

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An SUV came crashing through the front doors of Jo-Ann Fabrics and Craft, taking out the front doors in the process. Police say an elderly woman drove a small SUV right through the front doors about 1:45 Wednesday afternoon and into the store. Officers couldn’t say what caused the wreck, but no … Continue reading »

Local Runners Prep to Head to Boston

EUGENE, Ore. — TrackTown will be well represented when the Boston Marathon gets underway next week. According to the race website, there are nearly 40 runners from the Eugene-Springfield area taking part in the race. KEZI 9 News caught up with two of those athletes at the Eugene Running Company. They say they’re honored to … Continue reading »

EPD Quickly Catches Suspected Robber

EUGENE, Ore. — A quick response and a little assistance helped Eugene Police catch a suspected robber. Police say Alexander Watson walked up to the exterior pharmacy window at the Bi-Mart on Willakenzie Rd. and handed the worker a note. He threatened to blow up the building. Officers say the 25-year-old then ran. Witnesses provided … Continue reading »

4J Shows off New School Design

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District rolled out its plans for the new Howard Elementary School. The design came with some criticism from parents. Architects stood before parents and community members Tuesday night explaining the design progress. The new building will serve 600 students, about twice as many as it does now. Technology in … Continue reading »

Tree Topples Near Elementary School

EUGENE, Ore. — It was a chorus of chainsaws on Silver Lane Thursday night, right in front of the Yujin Gakuen Japanese Immersion Elementary School. A big tree came crashing down and blocked the road. Because there was another tree that looked like it could also come down, EWEB called in a tree trimming company … Continue reading »

Family says Restaurant Receipt ‘Obscene’

EUGENE, Ore. — A family is upset at a local business about a phrase that ended up on their receipt and had their daughter asking questions. Shannon Wood showed KEZI 9 News the receipt he says he got Tuesday night at Track Town Pizza on Franklin Boulevard. On the bottom of the receipt was a … Continue reading »

EPD to Help Honor Fallen CA Deputy

FT. BRAGG, Ca. — The California deputy killed in a lengthy crime spree that started in Eugene will be remembered Wednesday. Eugene police will be there paying their respects. The memorial service for Deputy Sheriff Ricky Del Fiorentino is scheduled for Wednesday at 10 a.m. That service will be in Fort Bragg, California. Police say … Continue reading »

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