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. Family Suspects Watermelon as Culprit — September 19, 2014
  2. Donations Pour in for Boles Fire Victims — September 19, 2014
  3. Eugene-Springfield Marathon May 2015 — September 18, 2014
  4. Woman Accused of Faking Cancer Arrested — September 13, 2014
  5. Florence Woman Dies in Crash — September 13, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Driver Claims Self-Defense in Shooting — 16 comments
  2. Students Protest Zimmerman Verdict — 12 comments
  3. Friends Remember Train Accident Victim — 12 comments
  4. Elderly Woman Dies in Springfield Crash — 9 comments
  5. Coping with the Stanford Loss — 8 comments

Author's posts listings

Family Suspects Watermelon as Culprit

LEBANON, Ore. — The family of an Oregon girl who died from E. coli believes the infection could be traced back to watermelon. While that hasn’t been confirmed, there are things you can do to protect yourself. Serena Profitt and two other children got sick after they reportedly ate watermelon from a Lebanon Walmart. Health … Continue reading »

Donations Pour in for Boles Fire Victims

EUGENE, Ore. — Sometimes when you watch the news and see destruction in another part of the country, you feel helpless. But Jessica and Will Hammond didn’t let the distance keep them from bringing assistance to Weed, California. Walmart’s overflow parking lot spilled over with something other than cars Friday morning. The Hammonds didn’t even … Continue reading »

Eugene-Springfield Marathon May 2015

EUGENE, Ore. — You can’t have too many races in Eugene. That’s according to a group of experienced runners who are kicking off a new marathon. The Eugene-Springfield Marathon will run through northeast Eugene, Hayden Bridge, along the McKenzie and Willamette River and beyond. The goal is to give Boston Marathon hopefuls a chance to … Continue reading »

Woman Accused of Faking Cancer Arrested

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A Sutherlin woman who was accused of theft last year, after she allegedly lied about having cancer, is back in jail. Roseburg Police took Kendra Fain, 26, into custody on Friday. Officers say she had a warrant out for her arrest. The watch commander Saturday morning didn’t know the details as to … Continue reading »

Florence Woman Dies in Crash

Near WALTON, Ore. — A crash on Highway 126 killed an elderly woman from Florence Friday afternoon. The wreck happened west of Walton at around 3:30 p.m. Oregon State Police say William Calhoun, 64, of Bend drove off the road and hit a tree. He suffered minor injuries. His mother, Beverly Calhoun, 87, was trapped … Continue reading »

Thurston Cell Phone Tower Catches Fire

THURSTON, Ore. — It appears a cell phone tower caught fire near the Thurston High School softball field. Several crews responded to reports of a fire near 62nd Place and A Street. We will update this story with more details as they become available.

Duck Fans Prepare for Early Kickoff

EUGENE, Ore. — Instead of hotdogs and hamburgers, tailgaters will most likely be serving up bacon and eggs for Saturday’s pre-Duck game meal. That’s because kickoff at Autzen is at 11 a.m. The Pac-12 announced this new television slot after fans reportedly complained about 7 p.m. start times. Tailgating parking lots are getting ready for … Continue reading »

UO Modifies Student Code

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is changing its student code when it comes to sexual misconduct. The newly adopted language says consent must be explicit. It also changes the standard of proof in all cases of sexual misconduct to a preponderance of evidence, a lower standard of evidence than before. The UO Coalition, … Continue reading »

Carl’s Jr. Donates Sales to Charity

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Thursday night might be the night to splurge and eat out. All sales at the Springfield Carl’s Jr. on Gateway Street are going to help Springfield and Eugene residents in need. Carl’s Jr. prepared for a potential 80-percent increase from a typical day. That’s after it announced it would give 100 percent … Continue reading »

Boil Water Alert for 117 EWEB Customers

EUGENE, Ore. — EWEB is asking 117 of its customers to boil their water after a water main break Sunday afternoon. Crews are working to fix the problem on West 28th Avenue from Chambers to Garfield by midnight. Due to the loss in positive pressure to pipes, EWEB has issued this boil water notice. EWEB … Continue reading »

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