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. At Least One Dead in Hwy 99E Crash — January 27, 2015
  2. LCSO Investigates Deadly Crash — January 23, 2015
  3. 4J Returns Days to This Year’s Calendar — January 21, 2015
  4. Woman hit on Hwy 58, Driver Arrested — January 6, 2015
  5. Sen. Wyden Shares Focus for 2015 Session — January 6, 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

Author's posts listings

EWEB Approves Water Rate Increase

EUGENE, Ore. — EWEB customers should expect to pay more for next year’s water bill. Commissioners approved the 2015 budget Tuesday night. The water rate hike will add about $1.70 to the monthly bill for the average household. It will be less for those living in an apartment. EWEB said electric rates will not be … Continue reading »

Head-On Crash Kills Two

ALBANY, Ore. — Highway 20 near Albany is back open, but not before a lengthy closure as investigators try to piece together the moments before a crash that killed two people. The wreck was just east of Albany, around 6:30 p.m Friday. Troopers say a truck rear-ended a Nissan that was either stopped or coming … Continue reading »

Investigation into Tree-Trimmer’s Death

SWEET HOME, Ore. — Linn County deputies are looking into the death of a man who fell while trimming a tree. The apparent accident happened Wednesday morning at R and L Excavating in Sweet Home. Deputies say 59-year-old Raymond Launder fell about 50 feet from a fir tree. A friend at the scene says he … Continue reading »

City Approves Funds for Fire Victims

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Help is on the way for those forced from their apartments after it was deemed unfit to live. During Monday’s council meeting, councilors talked about dipping into the general fund to help those who can longer live at the Main Street building because it doesn’t meet fire and other city codes. The … Continue reading »

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 »

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