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 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

Death Investigation Underway in W Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — A death investigation is underway in west Eugene and police aren’t saying much about their lengthy investigation. Officers taped off a home on the 900 block of Archie Street Monday afternoon. More and more officers continued to arrive including the Mobile Command and Forensics Units. Investigators could be seen going in and … Continue reading »

ODFW Suspends Trapping at Eugene Park

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has suspended its trapping from the Hendricks Park area, after not hearing of any new cougar sightings. ODFW trapped and killed two cougars over the last two weeks, following the reports of the cats attacking livestock near the park. A trail camera discovered a third … Continue reading »

Police Search for Bank Robber

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Newly released surveillance images show a man police say robbed a bank Thursday morning. Officers say he walked into the Wells Fargo Bank on Centennial Boulevard. He presented a note demanding money and then left with cash. He’s described as about 5’7″to 5’10″. He had a thin to medium build. He has … Continue reading »

Oregon Electric Station Has New Owners

EUGENE, Ore. — The new co-owners of the Oregon Electric Station will be making some changes to the iconic restaurant. The Ruggeri family will take over the operations of the restaurant. They’re working with the people who owns the building. The restaurant will undergo renovation but honor the building’s historical roots. “My commitment to this … Continue reading »

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 »

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