Brian Richardson

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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

Sprinklers Douse Fire in Paint Booth

EUGENE, Ore. — A close call at the Coburg Industrial Park. Crews responded to Carry on Trailers a little after seven Thursday night to check a fire alarm. They found smoke inside the building. Luckily the building has sprinklers, and they extinguished the flames. Even so, crews had plenty of work to do. “We had to … Continue reading »

Council Considers Ban at Kesey Square

EUGENE, Ore. — The Broadway Plaza/Kesey Square may soon be off limits for part of the night. The city of Eugene is considering an overnight ban that would restrict people from the popular hangout spot. Councilors will hold a public hearing tomorrow night on the proposal. It calls for the plaza to be closed from … Continue reading »

EPD: Scammers Claim to Shut Off Power

EUGENE, Ore. — A warning from Eugene Police. They say scammers are calling people, claiming to be with EWEB. The caller explains there’s a truck on the way to shut off power and then tries to get the person on the other end of the line to pay them directly. Without a payment, they say the … Continue reading »

Debating Future of S. Willamette St.

EUGENE, Ore. — A big turnout as the city of Eugene continues to debate the future direction of south Willamette Street. Dozens of people signed up to speak at Monday’s Eugene City Council meeting. The city’s mulling over three options for Willamette St. between 24th and 32nd Avenues. A majority of the people at the … Continue reading »

UO Emails Students on Campus Violence

EUGENE, Ore. — Just hours after students rallied and demanded answers from administrators, UO President Michael Gottfredson sent out an email talking about ‘difficult and sensitive’ issues impacting the UO.  The rallies are in response to the MBB rape allegations. Three players were accused, but never charged. They have since been kicked off the team. Here’s … Continue reading »

UO Released Timeline of Rape Allegations

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon has released a timeline of the rape investigation into three former MBB players. The timeline comes just days after administrators announced the players accused, but never never charged, will not play with the team next year. The report uses facts from the Eugene Police Department police report into … Continue reading »

Land Sale May Clear Way For Store

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene City Council gives the green light to redevelop an area in downtown Eugene. The council passed an ordinance Monday night to vacate Mill Alley. Councilor Mike Clark along with five other city councilors have a different vision for how it could look someday. “We’re now taking another part of downtown … Continue reading »

OSP Rebuilding Deadly Crash

UPDATE: Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into the cause of Monday evening’s fatal motorcycle crash in the Veneta. Troopers say around 5:40 p.m. Ross John Stang, 29, of Veneta, was driving his motorcycle westbound on Bolton Hill Road near 8th Street. Stang failed to safely negotiate through a right curve, traveled across the eastbound … Continue reading »

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 »

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