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. Fire Destroys Garage, Residents Escape — November 12, 2014
  2. SPD: Fleeing Thief Hits Gate, Kids Run — November 7, 2014
  3. Toys For Tots Drive Begins — November 7, 2014
  4. EPUD’s GM Resigns, Turmoil Continues — November 7, 2014
  5. LCSO Finds Missing Man — November 5, 2014

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

Author's posts listings

Fire Destroys Garage, Residents Escape

EUGENE, Ore. — A Bethel-area family is without a home after a fire destroyed their garage and caused extensive smoke damage throughout the home. It happened just before 5:30 p.m., in the 59-hundred block of Latour Lane. Crews say they managed to keep most of the fire inside the garage. The garage was packed with … Continue reading »

SPD: Fleeing Thief Hits Gate, Kids Run

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Veneta man is accused of stealing from a Springfield warehouse Friday morning, then nearly hitting several people as he made his getaway. Police say an employee at a warehouse near 41st and Commercial Street noticed Timothy Blodgett stealing property. That employee confronted Blodgett, who then jumped in his truck and drove … Continue reading »

Toys For Tots Drive Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — Familiar signs are popping up as we near the holidays. Toys For Tots kicked off its drive Thursday night at Toys R Us and the bins quickly started filling up. Through the generous donations of the community, the program was able to help provide gifts for about 900 local families last year. … Continue reading »

EPUD’s GM Resigns, Turmoil Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — The Emerald People’s Utility District is again looking for a new EPUD accepted the resignation of its General Manager Scott Coe. Two people on the five person board say they didn’t want the general manager to go saying he had earned the trust of employees and the utility company was in sound … Continue reading »

LCSO Finds Missing Man

UPDATE: The Lane County Sheriff’s Office has located Justin Deloge, a 24-year-old male who went missing in the Thurston area on Monday.  The man’s vehicle had been stolen, leaving him stranded in the Elmira Road area in west Eugene. His vehicle has since been recovered. SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office needs help finding a man they … Continue reading »

Eugene Approves City Hall 4th Floor

EUGENE, Ore. — A new direction for the proposed Eugene City Hall. City councilors have approved the construction of a fourth floor. Councilors gave the go ahead at Monday’s work session. They were also considering the construction of an underground parking garage, but scrapped those plans. While councilors say this will add to the cost, it … Continue reading »

UO Worker Saves Burning Building

EUGENE, Ore. — High praise from Eugene Springfield Fire. A woman who was taking a break, may have saved the Wesley Center from extensive fire damage. A fire started Wednesday afternoon in the kitchen of the center. Sarah Anderson works at the neighboring Duck Store. The fire department says she noticed the fire, grabbed the … Continue reading »

Public Provides Boost for Sick Leave Law

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene got a bit of guidance as it drafted rules for its new mandatory sick leave law. The city invited the community for a public discussion Tuesday night regarding the creation of administrative rules for the law that goes into effect next summer. Some of the suggestions from the … Continue reading »

Fresh Perspective on Goshen Fire Feud

GOSHEN, Ore. — A new direction for a fire district enveloped in a feud. The Goshen Rural Fire District brought in a mediator to help patch the rift between volunteer firefighters and the chief. Over the last several weeks the mediator interviewed many of the people involved in the feud. Volunteers say the chief uses … Continue reading »

Missing, Endangered Man Found Safe

EUGENE, Ore. — A frantic search to find a missing elderly man in ends in success. The 75-year-old Thomas Shea went missing just after six Tuesday evening, while on a walk with his family near the 11-hundred block of west 15th Avenue. He has advanced dementia and is not from the area. Police put out … Continue reading »

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