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. Eugene Approves City Hall 4th Floor — October 28, 2014
  2. UO Worker Saves Burning Building — October 23, 2014
  3. Public Provides Boost for Sick Leave Law — October 22, 2014
  4. Fresh Perspective on Goshen Fire Feud — October 8, 2014
  5. Missing, Endangered Man Found Safe — October 8, 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

Prof. Slimebledore is New Slug Queen

EUGENE, Ore. — A night of fun and entertainment ends with a new SLUG Queen. Prof. Bulbus Slimebledore took home the crown in the 32nd annual anti-beauty pageant. He costumed mimicked something you might see in a Harry Potter movie. KEZI 9 News Photojournalist Tim Garner caught some of the highlights of the pageant and … Continue reading »

New Audit Questions Oregon VAs

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A new audit casts an even larger shadow of doubt over the VA system, specifically the facilities in Roseburg and White City. The VA sanctioned the audit. It suggested that employees manipulated patient wait times and kept wait lists secret. Thirty percent of the surveyed employees at the Roseburg VA indicated they … Continue reading »

4th Missing Ethiopian Athlete Found Safe

EUGENE, Ore. — The fourth Ethiopian athlete who went missing at the the World Junior Track and Field Championships is safe. The University of Oregon Police Department says it found Zeyituna Mohammed in Federal Way, Washington. She was at the residence of an acquaintance. She went missing with three other teammates. They were found in … Continue reading »

Fire Crews Quickly Knock Down Brush Fire

CRESWELL, Ore. — Quick action may have helped to save some homes from a brush fire. Flames tore through a field near Dale Kuni Road and Emerald Valley Drive. Crews managed to stop the fire which was burning right next to a residential area. As for a possible cause, one homeowner gave her take after … Continue reading »

Deputy Rescues Man Trapped in Car

NEAR ALSEA, Ore. — An elderly man is safe after spending the night, trapped in his crashed car which was hidden about 90-feet off of Highway 34. 80-year-old Jon Culton of Waldport was reported missing Wednesday. He didn’t show up for his Corvallis doctor’s appointment. On his way, something happened. His car ended up on … Continue reading »

EPD Investigating Possible Stabbing

EUGENE, Ore. — Police say one person is in custody following a possible stabbing at a homeless camp. Police responded to an area near Highway 99 and Roosevelt Boulevard Tuesday night. They say a woman had been stabbed in the abdomen, however her injuries were not considered life-threatening. Officers took another woman in custody. They … Continue reading »

EPD Investigating Possible Hate Crime

EUGENE, Ore. — Nearly a dozen swastikas showed up on mailboxes near the University of Oregon Monday, now Eugene Police are looking into the hate symbols. The mailboxes are opposite the AEPi Fraternity, a national Jewish fraternity. In a statement, the Eugene Human Rights Commissioner Phil Carrascao said, “The City of Eugene Human Rights Commission strongly … Continue reading »

OSU’s 13th President Passes Away

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The man credited for overseeing a period of significant for Oregon State University has passed away. Paul Risser died Thursday in Oklahoma. He served as OSU’s President from 1996 to 2002. Current OSU President Ed Ray says Risser helped re-energize athletic programs, increase enrollment and led the establishment of the Cascades campus … Continue reading »

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 »

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