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. Making a Difference: Feeding the Hungry — January 30, 2015
  2. Board Votes to Put Measure on Ballot — January 23, 2015
  3. UO Document Deadline Passes — January 23, 2015
  4. Anchor Moms: The First Birthday — January 21, 2015
  5. Making a Difference: Life-Saving Lessons — January 19, 2015

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Author's posts listings

Making a Difference: Feeding the Hungry

EUGENE, Ore. — There are a number of people who go hungry every day in our community, but it would seem some people are trying to stop that problem. A local restaurant owner is doing her part to help those down on their luck. She caught our eye and is this week’s difference maker. Don … Continue reading »

Board Votes to Put Measure on Ballot

YONCALLA, Ore. — The Yoncalla School District voted to put a school bond measure on the November ballot. The school district says that would help to fund the rebuilding of a new high school to the tune of $12 million. At this point the board is looking at a 30-year bond. That’s $2.98 per thousand … Continue reading »

UO Document Deadline Passes

EUGENE, Ore. — The deadline has passed and the University of Oregon says the professor who received the documents has not returned them. To recap, two UO staff members were put on administrative leave after those employees released 22,000 pages of uncensored documents to that professor. The university says it doesn’t have a reason to … Continue reading »

Anchor Moms: The First Birthday

EUGENE, Ore. — Man, how first birthday parties have changed over the years. “It’s all about the tutus and smash cakes,” said my mom Julie Denman. Yes, it would seem our need to celebrate that iconic first birthday has grown over the years. I think for most parents it is a celebration of something bigger, basically the … Continue reading »

Making a Difference: Life-Saving Lessons

EUGENE, Ore. — One look at Sean Mondragon, a 44-year-old PE instructor at Lane Community College, and you’d probably say he’s in good health. But about two weeks ago, his relationship with his daughter was put to the ultimate test. “It was pretty scary,” said Sean’s daughter Sophia Mondragon. Just after Christmas, Mondragon’s wife awoke … Continue reading »

Local Man Donates Medical Supplies

EUGENE, Ore. — If you recall back in 2013, the ABC show “Secret Millionaire” surprised residents of Oakridge with much needed donations. Since then some of the people who watched the show have remained in the giving spirit. A Eugene man and his Rotary Club are making it their mission to collect and send medical … Continue reading »

UO Student Wins $100k at Pac-12 Game

EUGENE, Ore. — All eyes were fixed on the Ducks at the Pac-12 National Championship, but you probably also caught the great half-time show where a University of Oregon student won $100,000. The road to her half-time win is actually pretty amazing. Sarah Roundtree is like most college freshman. She loves football, going to class … Continue reading »

Local Bell Ringer Making A Difference

EUGENE, Ore. — This holiday season wouldn’t be complete without the sounds of bells ringing and red kettles welcoming donations. KEZI 9 News spent some time with a local Salvation Army volunteer who is making a difference. It’s the sounds of the season coupled with a little holiday cheer. Jim Bandy, 71, is one of … Continue reading »

Viewer Donates Van to Nonprofit

EUGENE, Ore. — KEZI 9 News recently brought you the story of Life 9 Rescue as part of our making a difference segment. We told you about how Tasha Roberts who rescues feral and stray cats and helps them get spayed and neutered. We also showed images of how she uses her own car to … Continue reading »

Making a Difference: Tasha Roberts

EUGENE, Ore. — At about 7 a.m. every day, Tasha Roberts, the founder of Life 9 Rescue, begins her heart’s work. Usually that starts with trapping feral cats. “There is always a different colony that can take anywhere from four to eight hours,” Roberts said. She’s currently working on a colony at an undisclosed Eugene … Continue reading »

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