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 Hate Crime — July 14, 2014
  2. OSU’s 13th President Passes Away — July 10, 2014
  3. Street Fight Turns into Stabbing — July 2, 2014
  4. 4J Superintendent to Step Down — June 25, 2014
  5. Residents Weigh in on 13th Ave Bike Lane — 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

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 »

House Fire Displaces 8 in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A fire ripped through a home, sending one person to the hospital and displacing the eight people who lived there. The fire was on the 800 block of 57th Street. Firefighters say it was a large, active fire by the time they showed up. Even with a quick knockdown, the fire heavily … Continue reading »

Crash Ends with Car Nearly in Delta Pond

EUGENE, Ore. — A crash ends with four people in the hospital and a car nearly into the Delta Ponds. The wreck was just off Delta Highway near Goodpasture Loop. Investigators aren’t sure exactly what happened but say two cars crashed. One ended up hitting the guard rail at the Goodpasture onramp and then flipped. … Continue reading »

Boy Challenges Councilors to Camp

EUGENE, Ore. — A 10-year-old with terminal cancer takes on the Eugene City Council. The homeless advocate’s been meeting and feeding area homeless for the past few months. With a loaded backpack, Keegan Keppner strolled through the streets of downtown. He’s simulating what it might be like to be homeless and living on the streets … Continue reading »

Donor Gives $400K for Homeless Camp

EUGENE, Ore. — A massive donation by a mystery donor, now area homeless have hope for a new home. Someone stepped forward with a $400,000 donation to buy land and establish a permanent homeless camp. Mary Broadhurst is a local attorney. She’s working with the anonymous donor. She says the intent of the donation is … Continue reading »

SUV Crashed into Craft Business

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An SUV came crashing through the front doors of Jo-Ann Fabrics and Craft, taking out the front doors in the process. Police say an elderly woman drove a small SUV right through the front doors about 1:45 Wednesday afternoon and into the store. Officers couldn’t say what caused the wreck, but no … Continue reading »

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