Brian Richardson

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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. Local Runners Prep to Head to Boston — April 16, 2014
  2. EPD Quickly Catches Suspected Robber — April 9, 2014
  3. 4J Shows off New School Design — April 8, 2014
  4. Tree Topples Near Elementary School — April 4, 2014
  5. Family says Restaurant Receipt ‘Obscene’ — March 27, 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

YMCA Eyes New 4J Property

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School Board initiated a process that could lead to a new YMCA on school property. The YMCA is looking to rebuild and is hoping to secure the land where the Roosevelt Middle School currently sits. The district’s currently planning to rebuild the school. The school board started a discussion Wednesday … Continue reading »

Source: Oregon Electric Station to Close

EUGENE, Ore. — A longtime downtown staple and favorite restaurant for many may soon be closing its doors. Employees at the Oregon Electric Station on 5th Avenue say the restaurant will close before the end of the month. The restaurant has been open for more than 30 years and the building’s history goes back much … Continue reading »

2nd Cougar Trapped, Euthanized in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — For the second time in about a week, wildlife experts trapped a cougar near Hendricks Park. They think there could be more lurking. The trappings came after a cougar killed several goats and chickens. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says both of the large cats were euthanized. Wildlife experts discovered … Continue reading »

On the Move? YMCA Considers 4J Property

EUGENE, Ore. — No Civic Stadium, no problem. The Eugene Family YMCA is moving forward on another 4J property as it continues its search for a new home. The YMCA is working to acquire the land where the Roosevelt Middle School currently sits. The 4J School District will eventually replace the school and could move … Continue reading »

New EPD Policy Remains Work in Progress

EUGENE, Ore. — Discretion and definition, two words of focus Thursday night as the city of Eugene crafts its first bias-based police profiling policy. The Police Commission is tasked with coming up with the policy. It met with a panel that had strong, well informed opinions about bias-based policing and racial profiling among Eugene Police. … Continue reading »

Search Underway for Robbery Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — For the second consecutive night Eugene Police set up a perimeter, searching for a man they say robbed a Eugene business. They say a man walked up to the Albertsons on Coburg Road. He handed an employee at the pharmacy a note, demanding prescription drugs. He claimed to be armed. No one … Continue reading »

Armed Man Robs Adult Shop

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are searching for a man in west Eugene who they say showed a gun and then robbed an adult shop. Police say there was one person working at the Adult Store on Garfield and 7th Avenue. The suspect walked into the door around 9:30 Tuesday night, demanded the employee give him … Continue reading »

Councilors Approve Rest Stop Site

EUGENE, Ore. — With the clock ticking on the illegal campsite known as Whoville at Broadway and Hilyard, those living there may have another option when the city closes the campsite. The Eugene City Council approved a new rest-stop site near the Cuthbert Amphitheater and Science Factory. Those with disabilities would have priority to stay … Continue reading »

Willamette HS Evacuated After Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — A close call at Willamette High School. The stage curtains in the auditorium caught fire. The fire started a little before 7 p.m. Monday night as a band was getting ready to take the stage. Firefighters say a light that was on stage was too close to the curtains. The heat from … Continue reading »

Grand Jury Hands Down Murder Charge

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield man who claimed self-defense after fatally shooting another man following a crash is facing a murder charge. The Springfield Police Department says the grand jury issued a warrant for murder for Gerald Strebendt. Officers arrested Strebendt about six Thursday night. The charge goes back to what happened on January 29, … Continue reading »

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