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. UO Student Wins $100k at Pac-12 Game — December 9, 2014
  2. Local Bell Ringer Making A Difference — December 4, 2014
  3. Viewer Donates Van to Nonprofit — December 1, 2014
  4. Making a Difference: Tasha Roberts — November 24, 2014
  5. Nonprofit Founder Making A Difference — November 17, 2014

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Author's posts listings

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 »

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 »

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