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. 4J Seeks Appraisal Following Y Bid — September 18, 2014
  2. Death Investigation Underway in Linn Co. — September 17, 2014
  3. Fire Chief Responds to Controversy — September 12, 2014
  4. Volunteers Question Goshen Fire Chief — September 11, 2014
  5. Concerns Boil Over at VA Town Hall — September 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

Street Fight Turns into Stabbing

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — What started as an argument between strangers, quickly turned violent. Springfield police arrested Chabelo Contreras, accusing him of stabbing another man multiple times. Detectives say early Tuesday morning, Contreras and another man started arguing in the middle of the 300 block of 30th Street. It quickly turned into a shoving match. That’s … Continue reading »

4J Superintendent to Step Down

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District will soon have to search for a new superintendent. Dr. Sheldon Berman delivered a letter to the school board Wednesday night requesting that he be let out of his contract a year early. The board unanimously accepted his request. Next year, the 2014-2015 school year, will be his … Continue reading »

Residents Weigh in on 13th Ave Bike Lane

EUGENE, Ore. — The future of a bicycle connection between downtown Eugene and the University of Oregon is starting to take shape. Dozens of people gathered Tuesday night to share their thoughts and concerns over a proposed campus to downtown bike connection. The city started this discussion because of the student housing on Olive Street. … Continue reading »

Eugene Celebration Parade Back On

EUGENE, Ore. — Not all is lost when it comes to the Eugene Celebration. Kesey Enterprises says there will be a parade and concert on August 23 at 11 a.m. It decided to reinstate the events following overwhelming public input and encouragement. The parade details will be made available on June 23. The concert will … Continue reading »

Motorcycle Crash Kills Sheridan Man

Springfield, Ore. — A crash on Main Street killed a 65-year-old motorcyclist. The crash was at the intersection of 35th and Main St. Police closed the west bound lanes as they tried to piece together just what happened. They say the motorcycle driven by Joseph Kendall was in the right hand lane. At some point … Continue reading »

Athletes Inspire with Experience, Faith

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Some of the area’s most respected sports figures will draw on their experiences on the field to help people at home. The Willamette Valley Fellowship of Christian Athletes is hosting Difference Makers 2014. It’s a follow up to last year’s Man Cave event in Eugene. On Monday night, former athletes and coaches … Continue reading »

Man Arrested Following Hit-and-Run

EUGENE, Ore. — What sounded like a plane crash to a west Eugene man, turned out to be a car crashing through his front yard on the 48-hundred block of Avalon St. He woke up Wednesday night to find his truck, boat, trailer and had been hit. “Just a ding inside my truck and sent … Continue reading »

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 »

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