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. Officer Shoots Woman After Pursuit — August 28, 2014
  2. Shop with a Cop — August 21, 2014
  3. Prohibiting Police Profiling — August 14, 2014
  4. Festival of Eugene Donation Retracted — August 8, 2014
  5. Team in Eugene During Hurricane Warning — August 7, 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

Oakshire Public House Shows World Cup

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oakshire Public House in Eugene isn’t typically a sports bar, but it temporarily installed two big screen TVs to kick off the World Cup. It’s all because of the brewery’s partnership with the Lane United Football Club. This is the team’s first season. The semi-pro team is sponsored by Oakshire. Wednesday, … Continue reading »

Two Bulls Fire Threatens Homes

Update: All but 50 residents¬†¬†have been told they can return to their homes. Near BEND, Ore. — Two fires that started ten miles west of Bend Saturday afternoon have charred more than 6,000 acres. The wildfires, together named the Two Bulls Fire, are at zero percent containment. As of Sunday morning mandatory evacuations were still … Continue reading »

Chinese Students Donate to EMU Project

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s not unusual for the University of Oregon to receive large donations from alumni, business owners or large corporations, but they don’t typically come from current students. The EMU, considered the hub of campus, is under construction right now. The project is about to get a big boost in funding thanks to … Continue reading »

Veterans Thank Business for Donation

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of WWII veterans thanked a Eugene business for a very generous donation. CBT Nuggets, a tech company off of Country Club Road, gave $25,000 to the Honor Flight program. It’s a program that takes local veterans for a weekend trip to see the National WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. “The … Continue reading »

UO Sex Assault Victim Releases Statement

EUGENE, Ore. — The woman who claimed three University of Oregon basketball players raped her is finally speaking out in an open letter. The letter, provided by her attorney, was then released by student-run newspaper, The Daily Emerald. “We laud her for her composure, how she handled these incredibly traumatic, awful events that never should … Continue reading »

Senator Wyden Visits Growler Business

EUGENE, Ore. — Two proposed rules that would have affected the beer and wine industry in Oregon have been knocked down. On Thursday, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) visited the Tap and Growler in Eugene to talk about his role in defeating two federal agencies from making these changes. One was a rule that would basically … Continue reading »

Crews Prep Field for Pre Classic

EUGENE, Ore. — Hayward Field was being transformed into a world class track venue Thursday. The Prefontaine Classic starts Friday. Nike was already there setting up, and volunteers put up signs and prepared the field for the three-day event. Some of the best athletes in the world will be competing until Sunday. Many are already … Continue reading »

Softball Fans Cheer on Ducks

EUGENE, Ore. — If a restaurant or bar in the Eugene area had a TV, it was probably turned to the Women’s College World Series on Thursday. The lady Ducks were on every single TV set at the Wild Duck Cafe near campus. We talked to one group who reserved a table in advance to … Continue reading »

WWII Vets Honored with D.C. Trip

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of World War II veterans are going into this holiday weekend with a renewed perspective of what it means to be a war survivor. They just returned from the South Willamette Oregon Honor Flight. KEZI 9 News reporter Jessica Debbas has more on this historic tour.

Flags Fly for World Junior Championships

EUGENE, Ore. — Nearly 200 flags are flying high over the south side of Hayward Field. It’s all to make participants of this year’s IAAF World Junior Championships feel a little more at home. There are 177 flags–one for each country that will be represented come July. Hayward will host thousands of international athletes, the … Continue reading »

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