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

Tracking Child Pornography

EUGENE, Ore. — Child pornography is a massive industry online, in the billions of dollars. According to a Eugene councilor, those who seek out and access child porn share several traits. Sex offender therapist Peter Shannon says through studies he’s found child porn offenders are often stuck in a state called arrested development. That’s when … Continue reading »

Deer Crash Wedding, Stay for Pics

STOCKTON, New Jersey — A newlywed couple is getting a lot of attention for their “Deerly Beloved” wedding pictures. Lauren Ruff and Erick Fix wed on September 20th. During dinner their photographer, Ian Christmann, noticed a herd of deer had wandered to the edge of the nearby woods. Christmann asked the couple if they would … Continue reading »

Renovate or Rebuild? Debate Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — Another round of heated discussion, as the Eugene City Council continues to ponder the future of the City Hall. The council’s debating a rebuild or a renovation at the site. During a work session Monday night, the design team laid out the differences. It included a presentation on cost, energy efficiency an … Continue reading »

4J Seeks Appraisal Following Y Bid

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District calls for an appraisal following a bid from the YMCA to buy a piece of the school district’s property. The YMCA’s looking to lock in a new home at the location where the Roosevelt Middle School sits. The district will soon replace the aging building next next to … Continue reading »

Death Investigation Underway in Linn Co.

NEAR CORVALLIS, Ore. — A death investigation is underway in Linn County following the discovery of a body. The Linn County Major Crime Team says someone discovered the body in the vicinity of Truax Island east of Corvallis. It’s in the Willamette River Greenway off Riverside Drive north of Highway 34. Investigators responded just before … Continue reading »

Fire Chief Responds to Controversy

GOSHEN, Ore. — A fire chief surrounded in controversy is speaking out about the volunteers who are questioning his leadership. Several firefighters have quit the Goshen Rural Fire Protection District over the last few months because of a rift with Chief David Wolting. In letters submitted to the district, they’ve questioned Wolting’s leadership and what they say … Continue reading »

Volunteers Question Goshen Fire Chief

GOSHEN, Ore. — Turmoil continues to divide the Goshen Rural Fire Protection District, as volunteer firefighters question their chief. At a meeting Wednesday night, they talked about the possibility of bringing in mediators to look into the dispute. They never laid out specifics about the rift. However, officials have told KEZI they’ve had a number … Continue reading »

Concerns Boil Over at VA Town Hall

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Tense moments at a town hall meeting that addressed the VA system. An audit revealed wait times at the Roseburg VA were more than 60 days for new patients. About 50 people signed up to express their concerns. Some verbally attacked the director. Others talked about their experiences. “I sit and wait … Continue reading »

Wildfires Spark, Crews Ready for More

EUGENE, Ore. — A busy day for fire crews on Wednesday. Not one, but two brush fires flare up. Crews remained on the scene of a brush fire at Ken Nielson and Cantrell Roads Wednesday night which is just west of Eugene. They were out there several times throughout the day as the fire kept … Continue reading »

LCSO: Man Beat, Doused in Lighter Fluid

YACHATS, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man they say assaulted his roommate and then doused him in lighter fluid. Deputies say the alleged victim, Herbert Purol, told them this happened as he and Buddy Valentine were in their home on the 95-thousand block of Highway 101 in Yachats. Purol said … Continue reading »

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