Jennifer Richardson

Author's details

Name: Jennifer Richardson
Date registered: April 16, 2012

Biography

Jennifer Richardson joined the KEZI 9 News Team in January of 2012. She graduated from the Annenberg School of Communication at The University Of Southern California with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Jennifer got her start in Tucson, Arizona as an assignment editor at KOLD. She then moved on to Pittsburg, Kansas where she was a general assignment reporter for three and a half years at KOAM/KFJX Jennifer was then hired on at KOLR/KSFX in Springfield, Missouri as the weekend anchor and general assignment reporter where she remained for another three and a half years. During her time in the Midwest she covered everything from murders and politics to features and most recently the aftermath of an EF5 tornado that hit Joplin. Jennifer recently married KEZI 9 News’ Brian Richardson, on September 3rd in Gilroy, California. They met while reporting together in Missouri. Jennifer grew up in California and they are happy to have found their way to this coast for a brand new adventure.

Latest posts

  1. Nonprofit Founder Making A Difference — November 17, 2014
  2. Mentors Help Local Foster Children — November 10, 2014
  3. Your Voice, Your Vote: Measure 91 — October 30, 2014
  4. Dancers Rise from the Dead — October 10, 2014
  5. Local Woman Makes a Difference with Kids — October 8, 2014

Most commented posts

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Author's posts listings

Nonprofit Founder Making A Difference

EUGENE, Ore. — The founder of a Eugene nonprofit is credited with inspiring thousands of people to take next steps in their lives. The founder of NextStep Recycling even caught the eye of Oprah Winfrey as she was honored in the Toyota Standing Ovation Campaign. Pretty much everywhere Lorraine Kerwood McKenzie goes she’s met with … Continue reading »

Mentors Help Local Foster Children

EUGENE, Ore. — There are dozens of kids from Lane County living in foster homes. The young adults are getting great care, but that doesn’t mean they don’t need a little more positive influences in their lives. That’s where A Family For Every Child’s mentor program comes in. It serves at risk children in need of permanent … Continue reading »

Your Voice, Your Vote: Measure 91

EUGENE, Ore. — One of the biggest issue on the November ballots in Oregon is Measure 91 and the vote to legalize recreational marijuana. We traveled Vancouver, Washington to hear how decriminalization has been handled there. We also spent time talking with city officials, law enforcement, and residents to hear how the community is handling … Continue reading »

Dancers Rise from the Dead

EUGENE, Ore. — Halloween is just three weeks away, but KEZI 9 News caught some zombies already rising from the grave Dozens of local residents geared up for the massive thriller dance put on by Thrill the World. The zombies have been practicing for months at the Downtown Athletic Club. Dancers say it’s a tough … Continue reading »

Local Woman Makes a Difference with Kids

EUGENE, Ore. — A number of people work jobs that don’t end when the time clock stops. That’s the case for one local woman, who’s going above and beyond to put kids first in our community. Our community champion this week is a mom, a boasted-about boss and an advocate for kids. KEZI 9 News … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Uber Contacts City of Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene says Uber has now contacted them about the licensing issue, and it’s begun providing requested information. As we were first to report, the city said Uber was not responding to emails or phone calls. In the meantime, the city of Eugene says it wants to do what it … Continue reading »

Uber Drivers Need Certification

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene says Uber, a new online ride-sharing program, is operating illegally in the city. City officials say Uber must become licensed and all the drivers need to be certified. Uber isn’t a traditional taxi service. It’s a smartphone app that allows people to hail a ride from drivers who … Continue reading »

Anchor Mom: Baby Travels

Before baby: Wake up, get ready, head to airport and we are on our way. After baby: Wake up, get baby ready, try to shower, change diaper, load up car, feed baby, make sure you have all 1,000 baby items, drive to airport, change baby, feed baby, hope for priority boarding, find baby changing room, … Continue reading »

Woman Raises Awareness for New Moms

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene woman is trying to make it easier on new moms and show them the resources available to them. Lillian Shoupe pounds the pavement with pamphlets, taking them to local doctors’ offices to educate them on the services local nonprofit WellMama has to offer. The director, Tatiana Efremova, nominated her as a community … Continue reading »

Shop Holds Kids Consignment Sale

  EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of Lane County parents are getting ready to race through the racks at a massive consignment sale. Volunteers are putting the finishing touches on the Itty Bitty Boutique Sale set to open Wednesday night at Camp Harlow. You’ll find hundreds of consigners selling their merchandise. There are 20,000 pieces of … Continue reading »

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