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. Fresh Perspective on Goshen Fire Feud — October 8, 2014
  2. Missing, Endangered Man Found Safe — October 8, 2014
  3. Tracking Child Pornography — October 7, 2014
  4. Deer Crash Wedding, Stay for Pics — October 1, 2014
  5. Renovate or Rebuild? Debate Continues — September 23, 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

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 »

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 »

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