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. UO Students Remember Instructor — December 9, 2014
  2. ER Nurse Saves UO Coach’s Life — December 5, 2014
  3. EWEB Approves Water Rate Increase — December 2, 2014
  4. Head-On Crash Kills Two — November 28, 2014
  5. Investigation into Tree-Trimmer’s Death — November 27, 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

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 »

UO Worker Saves Burning Building

EUGENE, Ore. — High praise from Eugene Springfield Fire. A woman who was taking a break, may have saved the Wesley Center from extensive fire damage. A fire started Wednesday afternoon in the kitchen of the center. Sarah Anderson works at the neighboring Duck Store. The fire department says she noticed the fire, grabbed the … Continue reading »

Public Provides Boost for Sick Leave Law

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene got a bit of guidance as it drafted rules for its new mandatory sick leave law. The city invited the community for a public discussion Tuesday night regarding the creation of administrative rules for the law that goes into effect next summer. Some of the suggestions from the … Continue reading »

Fresh Perspective on Goshen Fire Feud

GOSHEN, Ore. — A new direction for a fire district enveloped in a feud. The Goshen Rural Fire District brought in a mediator to help patch the rift between volunteer firefighters and the chief. Over the last several weeks the mediator interviewed many of the people involved in the feud. Volunteers say the chief uses … Continue reading »

Missing, Endangered Man Found Safe

EUGENE, Ore. — A frantic search to find a missing elderly man in ends in success. The 75-year-old Thomas Shea went missing just after six Tuesday evening, while on a walk with his family near the 11-hundred block of west 15th Avenue. He has advanced dementia and is not from the area. Police put out … Continue reading »

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 »

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