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. New Audit Questions Oregon VAs — July 31, 2014
  2. 4th Missing Ethiopian Athlete Found Safe — July 29, 2014
  3. Fire Crews Quickly Knock Down Brush Fire — July 28, 2014
  4. Deputy Rescues Man Trapped in Car — July 25, 2014
  5. EPD Investigating Possible Stabbing — July 22, 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

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 »

OSP Rebuilding Deadly Crash

UPDATE: Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into the cause of Monday evening’s fatal motorcycle crash in the Veneta. Troopers say around 5:40 p.m. Ross John Stang, 29, of Veneta, was driving his motorcycle westbound on Bolton Hill Road near 8th Street. Stang failed to safely negotiate through a right curve, traveled across the eastbound … Continue reading »

Sweet Home Man Faces Murder Charge

SWEET HOME, Ore. — Sweet Home man facing murder charges, accused of stabbing a man and then trying to hide the victim’s body. Detectives found the body of Tim Miller on Wednesday, in a pond near Sweet Home. They say Donald Matzke killed Miller, seen right and then tried to conceal the body. They say … Continue reading »

DNA Led Deputies to Burglary Suspect

LEBANON, Ore. — Linn County deputies arrested a Lebanon man, almost a year to the day after he’s accused of stealing more than $67,000 worth of goods from a Lebanon home. William Driskill, 35, faces a long list of charges including burglary. Last May, someone reported a burglary at a home on Stoltz Hill Road. … Continue reading »

Roseburg Police Investigate Shooting

ROSEBURG, Ore. — One woman is fighting for her life, another injured following a Tuesday night shooting. The shooting was on the 1700 block of NE Jacobson Street. Police say a 19-year-old man shot two women, with one suffering life-threatening injuries. Police say they caught the suspect inside a home near the shooting. Officers say … Continue reading »

Police: Man Attacks Women with Pick Ax

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A 34-year-old man is in jail, accused of trying to kill two women who were walking in front of his home Tuesday afternoon. Springfield police say Thomas Murphy charged two women outside of his home at 920 L St. He was armed with a hammer and pick ax. He swung the pick … Continue reading »

Death Toll From Twisters Climbs to 26

TUPELO, Miss. — At least 26 people are dead from Oklahoma to Alabama after a two day storm pummeled the south. Monday’s twisters destroyed homes, flipped cars and trucks and left tens of thousands of customers without power. At least nine people were killed Monday in Alabama and Mississippi. Search and rescue crews were working … Continue reading »

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