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. Local Runners Prep to Head to Boston — April 16, 2014
  2. EPD Quickly Catches Suspected Robber — April 9, 2014
  3. 4J Shows off New School Design — April 8, 2014
  4. Tree Topples Near Elementary School — April 4, 2014
  5. Family says Restaurant Receipt ‘Obscene’ — March 27, 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. Linn Co. Sheriff Defies Gun Proposals — 12 comments

Author's posts listings

EPD Releases Robber Surveillance Images

EUGENE, Ore. — EPD is looking for the man they say robbed a U.S. Bank around five Wednesday afternoon. The surveillance images show the man police say walked into the bank at West 7th and Chambers and handed a teller a note. He left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. Officers describe the … Continue reading »

Lowell Teen Hit by Car, Killed

LOWELL, Ore. — Oregon State Police are investigating a crash that killed a 15-year-old. Troopers say a driver saw three teens walking along the shoulder of Pioneer St. Wednesday night. He steered to miss the teens. He didn’t see the fourth person, a 15-year-old Lowell girl, who was walking in the middle of the street. … Continue reading »

Failed Bond Measure Focus of Forum

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield School District heard valuable feedback as it continues to search for answers following last year’s failed bond measure. The district held an open forum Tuesday at Hamlin Middle School. They asked people to share their thoughts about the failed bond measure. The $62.5 million bond would have helped rebuild Hamlin … Continue reading »

Fire Leads to Water Damage at UO

EUGENE, Ore. — A small fire forces the evacuation of Esslinger Hall and the adjoining UO Student Recreation Center. The UO says the fire likely started in the hallway. While limited, the flames triggered the building’s alarms and sprinkler system. The sprinklers extinguished the fire, but there was water damage. Students were also forced to … Continue reading »

4J Has Final Civic Stadium Proposals

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J Superintendent has delayed his Civic Stadium recommendation by a few days, but the district says it’s still on schedule to make a final decision on potentially selling the historic stadium next month. The district set a deadline for four Wednesday for the three players who are still interested in acquiring … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Deadly Shooting in Springfield

UPDATE: Springfield police say the man who was found dead of a gunshot wound after a crash on South 57th and Bob Straub Parkway Wednesday night was 53-year-old David Paul Crofut. They also found the other driver involved, Gerald Strebendt, at the location. According to investigators, Strebendt was driving a new, unlicensed black GMC Denali … Continue reading »

Support Grows to Save Libraries

EUGENE, Ore. — Another packed house as the city of Eugene talked budget cuts. The city held the second of two public hearings Tuesday night for the Eugene Budget Committee. Several signs calling for the saving of branch libraries littered the crowd. The budget committee has six different proposals on the table as it works … Continue reading »

Rest Stop Ordinance May be Extended

EUGENE, Ore. — With the illegal homeless camp known as Whoville on the brink of closing, the Eugene City Council may soon change the Overnight Sleeping Pilot Program Ordinance. Citing the length of time it took to get the first rest-stop running, the city may extend the pilot program until October 31. The city has … Continue reading »

Fire Damages Springfield Mobile Home

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A fire caused extensive damage to part of a Springfield mobile home. Eugene Springfield fire crews were out late Thursday night trying to put out the flames at a home on Deadmond Ferry Road. At least one person was home when the fire started, but everyone made it out okay. Investigators say … Continue reading »

Police Search for Man Who Robbed Safeway

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police need help finding a man they say robbed the Thurston area Safeway at gunpoint. Officers say a man walked into the Safeway on Main Street a little before 8 p.m. Wednesday. He leveled a gun at an employee and demanded cash. Police say he ran out, but that’s where the trail … Continue reading »

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