Brian Richardson

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Name: Brian Richardson
Date registered: April 16, 2012


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

Local Runners Prep to Head to Boston

EUGENE, Ore. — TrackTown will be well represented when the Boston Marathon gets underway next week. According to the race website, there are nearly 40 runners from the Eugene-Springfield area taking part in the race. KEZI 9 News caught up with two of those athletes at the Eugene Running Company. They say they’re honored to … Continue reading »

EPD Quickly Catches Suspected Robber

EUGENE, Ore. — A quick response and a little assistance helped Eugene Police catch a suspected robber. Police say Alexander Watson walked up to the exterior pharmacy window at the Bi-Mart on Willakenzie Rd. and handed the worker a note. He threatened to blow up the building. Officers say the 25-year-old then ran. Witnesses provided … Continue reading »

4J Shows off New School Design

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School District rolled out its plans for the new Howard Elementary School. The design came with some criticism from parents. Architects stood before parents and community members Tuesday night explaining the design progress. The new building will serve 600 students, about twice as many as it does now. Technology in … Continue reading »

Tree Topples Near Elementary School

EUGENE, Ore. — It was a chorus of chainsaws on Silver Lane Thursday night, right in front of the Yujin Gakuen Japanese Immersion Elementary School. A big tree came crashing down and blocked the road. Because there was another tree that looked like it could also come down, EWEB called in a tree trimming company … Continue reading »

Family says Restaurant Receipt ‘Obscene’

EUGENE, Ore. — A family is upset at a local business about a phrase that ended up on their receipt and had their daughter asking questions. Shannon Wood showed KEZI 9 News the receipt he says he got Tuesday night at Track Town Pizza on Franklin Boulevard. On the bottom of the receipt was a … Continue reading »

EPD to Help Honor Fallen CA Deputy

FT. BRAGG, Ca. — The California deputy killed in a lengthy crime spree that started in Eugene will be remembered Wednesday. Eugene police will be there paying their respects. The memorial service for Deputy Sheriff Ricky Del Fiorentino is scheduled for Wednesday at 10 a.m. That service will be in Fort Bragg, California. Police say … Continue reading »

Death Investigation Underway in W Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — A death investigation is underway in west Eugene and police aren’t saying much about their lengthy investigation. Officers taped off a home on the 900 block of Archie Street Monday afternoon. More and more officers continued to arrive including the Mobile Command and Forensics Units. Investigators could be seen going in and … Continue reading »

ODFW Suspends Trapping at Eugene Park

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has suspended its trapping from the Hendricks Park area, after not hearing of any new cougar sightings. ODFW trapped and killed two cougars over the last two weeks, following the reports of the cats attacking livestock near the park. A trail camera discovered a third … Continue reading »

Police Search for Bank Robber

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Newly released surveillance images show a man police say robbed a bank Thursday morning. Officers say he walked into the Wells Fargo Bank on Centennial Boulevard. He presented a note demanding money and then left with cash. He’s described as about 5’7″to 5’10″. He had a thin to medium build. He has … Continue reading »

Oregon Electric Station Has New Owners

EUGENE, Ore. — The new co-owners of the Oregon Electric Station will be making some changes to the iconic restaurant. The Ruggeri family will take over the operations of the restaurant. They’re working with the people who owns the building. The restaurant will undergo renovation but honor the building’s historical roots. “My commitment to this … Continue reading »

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