Jennifer Richardson

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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. IRS Investigates Tax Identity Fraud — April 17, 2014
  2. Sheriff Turner Applies for Police Chief — April 16, 2014
  3. Whoville Campers at Federal Building — April 14, 2014
  4. Lane County Holds Public Health Fair — April 11, 2014
  5. “Something Wicked” Premiers in Eugene — April 4, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Sheriffs Speak Out About Gun Control — 14 comments
  2. Family Seeking Bone Marrow Donor — 13 comments
  3. Tri-City Man Accused in Murders — 12 comments
  4. 35 Jail Beds Cut — 8 comments

Author's posts listings

IRS Investigates Tax Identity Fraud

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of local Catholics are finding themselves the victims of identity theft. The Archdiocese of Portland says Social Security numbers were stolen and used to file fraudulent federal tax returns. The fraud is widespread, and the archdiocese says it doesn’t yet have an exact count on those affected, but it estimates there … Continue reading »

Sheriff Turner Applies for Police Chief

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County could be in need of a new sheriff soon if Sheriff Tom Turner lands the Florence police chief job. Sheriff Turner is in Florence going before a panel as part of the interview process. He didn’t want to talk on camera as to not jeopardize the process, so we talked … Continue reading »

Whoville Campers at Federal Building

EUGENE, Ore. — Homeless campers are back at the old federal building plaza after a week-long cleaning closure. A camper said the majority of those who are camping at the old federal building are members of Whoville. Back on April 1, the Eugene Police Department shut down the Whoville camp at Broadway and Hilyard. One … Continue reading »

Lane County Holds Public Health Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County residents popped into the health department Friday to get some questions answered on a wide range of health topics. It was all part of National Public Health Week, the Lane County Health Department held this health fair downtown. There were booths with info on communicable disease. People could even get … Continue reading »

“Something Wicked” Premiers in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s taken years to hit the big screen, and now a local labor of love is finally premiering. Something Wicked opened Friday in Eugene. The movie was filmed at 29 locations all around the Willamette Valley. It’s a psychological thriller, and sadly the last movie the late Brittney Murphy made. Her death … Continue reading »

Merkley Speaks Out on Women’s Health

EUGENE, Ore. — Your personal and private health decisions are not your boss’s business–that was the message Senator Jeff Merkley was trying to get out Friday. A current court case could allow “for profit” companies to deny insurance coverage to women for birth control and other preventive services if they have a moral objection. On … Continue reading »

Hotel Proposed for Glenwood

GLENWOOD, Ore. — More jobs could be coming to Lane County, thanks to a proposed hotel and conference center. The vision is for a hotel and conference center along the riverbank in Glenwood. The multi-million dollar center could come with hundreds of jobs and improve both Eugene and Springfield’s economies. Four local developers are swooping … Continue reading »

Pinwheels for Prevention

EUGENE, Ore. — Child abuse and neglect continues to plague our state and nation, and one local nonprofit is using pinwheels to try to raise awareness about the problem as a part of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Driving by Parenting Now in Eugene, you can’t miss the bright blue pinwheels.  Dozens are now planted outside, … Continue reading »

Lane Tables Medical Marijuana Moratorium

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Board of Commissioners voted not to move forward with a moratorium on medical marijuana facilities. Nearly two dozen people addressed Lane County commissioners Tuesday. Not one was for the moratorium. The common theme was if you put a moratorium in place you’re forcing people to turn to the black … Continue reading »

“Something Wicked” to Debut in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Four years ago, locations all over the Willamette Valley were being used as backdrops on the silver screen. The movie Something Wicked opens this Friday and debuts in Eugene to honor the locations where it was filmed. Something Wicked is a psychological thriller. Sadly, it is also the last movie Brittany Murphy … Continue reading »

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