Jennifer Richardson

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Name: Jennifer Richardson
Date registered: April 16, 2012


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. Local Students to Hike with Top Official — April 18, 2014
  2. IRS Investigates Tax Identity Fraud — April 17, 2014
  3. Sheriff Turner Applies for Police Chief — April 16, 2014
  4. Whoville Campers at Federal Building — April 14, 2014
  5. Lane County Holds Public Health Fair — April 11, 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. Sen. Merkley Comments on Govt. Shutdown — 8 comments

Author's posts listings

“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 »

A Look at Sexual Assault in the Military

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of female veterans are in town connecting with their comrades, trading service stories, and learning about crucial services available to them. Oregon has an estimated 28,000-thousand veterans, and many of them were in Eugene for the Oregon Women Veterans Conference. The badges of honor, service and sacrifice filled the Eugene Hilton … Continue reading »

Eugene Man Remembers Alaska Quake

EUGENE, Ore. — Fifty years ago Thursday, the largest earthquake in U.S. history shook Alaska. The 9.2 earthquake and tsunami claimed 131 lives, some here in Oregon. A Eugene resident who survived the quake shared his story of that scary day. ‘It was almost a demonic roar was the sound that was coming up out … Continue reading »

Starbucks Eyes New Eugene Location

EUGENE, Ore. – Coffee giant Starbucks is exploring a new location in northeast Eugene. The city of Eugene says it plans to meet with project representatives Thursday to discuss a proposed stand alone drive-thru Starbucks on Chad Drive. The city says it has a map of the site which would be about 33,000 square feet. It says … Continue reading »

Marijuana Dispensaries Await Licenses

EUGENE, Ore. — The deadline for cities in Lane County to decide whether to implement medical marijuana moratoriums is inching closer. In the meantime, licenses to operate are now being issued. One Eugene businessman is ready to re-open his shop once that license arrives in the mail. Emerald City Medicinal, a Eugene marijuana dispensary is closed, … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Complaints Up

EUGENE, Ore. — Complaints against the Eugene Police Department are on the rise. The Eugene police auditor is tasked with taking these complaints. “Eugene has a population that is very vigorous about speaking about their government,” said Mark Gissiner, Eugene Police Auditor. Gissiner says his office has been busy this year. “The allegations that we’ve … Continue reading »

No Plea Deal Reached in Schley Case

EUGENE, Ore. — The case against a former Willamette High School athletic trainer accused of sexually abusing a student is apparently going to trial. Timothy Schley met with a judge Monday to see if the two sides could work out a plea deal. They didn’t work out a settlement. He’s facing three counts of sexual … Continue reading »

Traffic Citation in Kaleb Oyervides Case

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police say that Kimberly Ames, the woman who hit Kaleb Oyervides in a crosswalk last September, has been cited with careless driving. Because the crash caused serious physical injury to Kaleb, Police Sergeant Mike McCarthy says Ames will have to appear in municipal court in person. Ames could face some community … Continue reading »

Bone Marrow Match For Baby Harlow

EUGENE, Ore. — A Christmas blessing comes to a Eugene family in search of a life-saving bone marrow match for their little baby. KEZI 9 news told you about baby Harlow’s need for a bone marrow match. Hundreds of community members poured into local bank branches over the last week to test to see if … Continue reading »

Overwhelming Support for Baby in Need

EUGENE, Ore. — We put out the call and you responded in an overwhelming way. More than two hundred people came out to the Umpqua Bank in the Oakway Center Wednesday evening for a special bone marrow drive. The drive was organized to help Eugene baby Harlow Powers. Folks filled the lobby and the bank … Continue reading »

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