Jessica Debbas

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Name: Jessica Debbas
Date registered: April 16, 2012


Jessica joined the KEZI 9 evening news team as a reporter in February 2011. Jessica comes to Eugene from Bozeman, Montana where she was a reporter and anchor for KTVM/NBC Montana. She received her B.A. in Journalism from San Diego State University in 2008. In San Diego she interned at KUSI News. After graduation she moved to Seattle and worked as a news assistant for CBS affiliate KIRO 7, where she fell in love with the Northwest and is thrilled to be back. Jessica grew up in Carlsbad, California. Even though San Diego will always be home, she is excited for new adventures in Oregon.

Latest posts

  1. WWII Veteran Receives Top Honor — April 11, 2014
  2. Riverkeepers Look to Improve Waterways — April 11, 2014
  3. Your Common Questions About Allergies — April 10, 2014
  4. New Garment Production House Opens — April 4, 2014
  5. IHS Students Take on Global Issues — April 4, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Driver Claims Self-Defense in Shooting — 16 comments
  2. Friends Remember Train Accident Victim — 12 comments
  3. Students Protest Zimmerman Verdict — 12 comments
  4. Coping with the Stanford Loss — 8 comments
  5. Two Dead Bodies Found in Springfield — 6 comments

Author's posts listings

WWII Veteran Receives Top Honor

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene World War II veteran received a very special honor for his service Friday–one that the French consul says is overdue. There wasn’t a dry eye in the room as 94-year-old Fred Selko was awarded the Chevalier Legion of Honor. It’s the highest honor given by the French government for military … Continue reading »

Riverkeepers Look to Improve Waterways

EUGENE, Ore. — A team of riverkeepers will spend the next few days on the water looking to improve the health of our local waterways. A group of five canoeists left from Whitely Landing in Santa Clara Friday morning on a 120-plus mile trip. The Willamette Riverkeepers are calling the four-day trip “The Willamette River … Continue reading »

Your Common Questions About Allergies

EUGENE, Ore. — A lot of people are itching to get outside and enjoy the spring weather, but if you’re one of the many who suffers from allergies, that may leave you itching even more. Tree pollen is in high gear and many allergy sufferers are sniffling and sneezing because of it. We asked our … Continue reading »

New Garment Production House Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — There’s a new company that’s bridging the gap between local designers and seamstresses. It’s the only garment manufacturing facility of its kind in Eugene. KEZI 9 News reporter Jessica Debbas gives us an inside look at Silver Lining Production House.

IHS Students Take on Global Issues

EUGENE, Ore. — Future international leaders are in Eugene tackling global issues. They are students part of Eugene’s International High School through the 4J School District. Each year, sophomores from three different schools each receive a country to research and represent, complete with traditional attire. Then they simulate a United Nations summit and vote on … Continue reading »

Federal Rules Threaten Wine Growlers

EUGENE, Ore. — Federal regulations could threaten a growing trend in Eugene–wine growlers. Oregon passed a law last year making it legal to fill up reusable containers with wine. Since then, growler fill-up stations have been popping up all over the area. Now the U.S. government is asking Oregon to overturn that ruling, saying retailers … Continue reading »

Veneta Caregiver Arrested for Stealing

VENETA, Ore. — A Veneta couple is facing charges after being accused of stealing a significant amount of cash from an elderly man in the woman’s care. Investigators say the couple, Jason and Eva Cagle, took advantage of an elderly man in poor health, stealing nearly $100,000 in cash. Eva was a caregiver for the … Continue reading »

Iconic Oregon Bridge Railings For Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon is known for its many iconic bridges and now a piece of one can be yours. Sections of the historic Cape Creek Bridge north of Florence are for sale. Hamilton Construction of Springfield is renovating the bridge because it has been deemed structurally unsafe. Managers decided to donate thirty 20-foot sections … Continue reading »

911 Call Preceded Basketball Suspensions

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — On the morning a group of Jefferson High School boys basketball players reportedly were suspended from Saturday night’s state championship game against Churchill High School, Springfield Police responded to a report of “menacing” involving players. Sgt. Russ Boring said an employee at the Hilton Garden Inn on Gateway St. thought one of … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Missing Teen Found

UPDATE: Shai Jackson was found Saturday night. Eugene Police say Springfield Police notified them the boy had been found. Shai’s parents say a woman saw Shai at the IHOP on Gateway after seeing his picture on the news and called police. The family wants to thank everyone involved in the search. EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene … Continue reading »

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