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. EPD Investigating Possible Stabbing — July 22, 2014
  2. EPD Investigating Possible Hate Crime — July 14, 2014
  3. OSU’s 13th President Passes Away — July 10, 2014
  4. Street Fight Turns into Stabbing — July 2, 2014
  5. 4J Superintendent to Step Down — June 25, 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. OSP Rebuilding Deadly Crash — 13 comments

Author's posts listings

4J Sets Land Aside for New YMCA

EUGENE, Ore. — While we don’t know the exact details of what a new Roosevelt Middle School may look like, it may be sitting right next to a new YMCA. The 4J School Board approved a motion Wednesday night to set aside up to seven acres for Eugene Family YMCA to eventually buy. Design plans of what … Continue reading »

Car Tumbles into River, Woman Escapes

  ROSEBURG, Ore. — A woman escaped her car after it tumbled 30 feet down an embankment and landed upside down in the Umpqua River. The crash was about 7:30 Monday morning, on the 1200 block of Melqua Road. Rescue crews say the car went over the edge and ended up submerged in the river. … Continue reading »

Community Rallies Around Tiny Dancer

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A little girl dealing with two disorders, takes a big step forward and inspires hundreds along the way. This is the fundraiser at the Wildish Theater in Springfield Friday night for little Brielle Crawford. All of the moves by dancers from All That! Dance Company served as a fundraiser for the three-year-old … Continue reading »

Sprinklers Douse Fire in Paint Booth

EUGENE, Ore. — A close call at the Coburg Industrial Park. Crews responded to Carry on Trailers a little after seven Thursday night to check a fire alarm. They found smoke inside the building. Luckily the building has sprinklers, and they extinguished the flames. Even so, crews had plenty of work to do. “We had to … Continue reading »

Council Considers Ban at Kesey Square

EUGENE, Ore. — The Broadway Plaza/Kesey Square may soon be off limits for part of the night. The city of Eugene is considering an overnight ban that would restrict people from the popular hangout spot. Councilors will hold a public hearing tomorrow night on the proposal. It calls for the plaza to be closed from … Continue reading »

EPD: Scammers Claim to Shut Off Power

EUGENE, Ore. — A warning from Eugene Police. They say scammers are calling people, claiming to be with EWEB. The caller explains there’s a truck on the way to shut off power and then tries to get the person on the other end of the line to pay them directly. Without a payment, they say the … Continue reading »

Debating Future of S. Willamette St.

EUGENE, Ore. — A big turnout as the city of Eugene continues to debate the future direction of south Willamette Street. Dozens of people signed up to speak at Monday’s Eugene City Council meeting. The city’s mulling over three options for Willamette St. between 24th and 32nd Avenues. A majority of the people at the … Continue reading »

UO Emails Students on Campus Violence

EUGENE, Ore. — Just hours after students rallied and demanded answers from administrators, UO President Michael Gottfredson sent out an email talking about ‘difficult and sensitive’ issues impacting the UO.  The rallies are in response to the MBB rape allegations. Three players were accused, but never charged. They have since been kicked off the team. Here’s … Continue reading »

UO Released Timeline of Rape Allegations

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon has released a timeline of the rape investigation into three former MBB players. The timeline comes just days after administrators announced the players accused, but never never charged, will not play with the team next year. The report uses facts from the Eugene Police Department police report into … Continue reading »

Land Sale May Clear Way For Store

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene City Council gives the green light to redevelop an area in downtown Eugene. The council passed an ordinance Monday night to vacate Mill Alley. Councilor Mike Clark along with five other city councilors have a different vision for how it could look someday. “We’re now taking another part of downtown … Continue reading »

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