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. Police Respond to Road Rage Incident — February 27, 2015
  2. Local Volunteers Feeding the Need — February 25, 2015
  3. Community Icon Passes Away — February 23, 2015
  4. A Life That Lit Up the Sky — February 18, 2015
  5. RV Industry Back from the Brink — February 12, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. Sheriffs Speak Out About Gun Control — 16 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

Eugene Concert Choir Wins Grant

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Concert Choir Foundation was just awarded $125,000 to commission a new 30-minute orchestral work–and its focus will be on Alzheimer’s Disease. Famed Oregon composer Joan Szymko will create the work the first year and the ensemble will work on the music the second year. The choir will also work with … Continue reading »

Personal Trainer Hosts CASA Fundraiser

EUGENE, Ore. – There are more than 1,000 children in foster care in Lane County because of abuse or neglect by their parents. Court Appointed Special Advocates, CASA, provides a powerful voice for abused and neglected children in the county. Local trainer Gary Gonzalez with Move Well Personal Training has organized a fundraiser to help … Continue reading »

Making A Difference: Raleigh Perko

EUGENE, Ore. — In less than two weeks kids will be heading back to class for time with their teachers and classmates but this doesn’t mean kids don’t need a little extra mentoring in the off time. All summer KEZI 9 NEWS has been featuring some great matches at the Boys and Girls Club. The waiting … Continue reading »

Mental Health Programs Expand

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — One out of every three people will experience a mental health crisis at some point in their life, according to local behavioral health experts. The good news, Lane County recently received a big boost to help tackle mental illness to a degree previously unseen in the region. PeaceHealth Behavioral Health recently received … Continue reading »

Support for Law Enforcement Spouses

EUGENE, Ore. — There’s a new nonprofit in our area for spouses of those in law enforcement. Being married to someone in law enforcement can be hard, so a couple of ladies recently created the group Sisters in Law. They meet once a month to offer support, and they bring in speakers to talk about … Continue reading »

UO Law Finishes Summer Sports Institute

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon just wrapped up a first of its kind summer institute dedicated to sports law. It’s an effort to marry sports and education in Eugene. Over the last five weeks, students from all over the country from different colleges, got to hear from some of the best in the … Continue reading »

Mentoring at the Boys and Girls Club

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s a beautiful summer day–perfect for some bobble ball. Scott Carney just found out he’s been matched with 10-year-old Damien Gilstrap-Russell. He’ll be mentoring him on school and family issues, coupled with some fun. “I wanted to get involved with mentoring because there are a lot of kids here, but some of … Continue reading »

Goshen Fire Chief Faces Scrutiny

GOSHEN, Ore. — There’s a feud between volunteer firefighters and their chief in Goshen. The Goshen Volunteer Firefighters Association wrote a letter to its board, requesting a third party to mediate and investigate the situation. The special district’s association of Oregon spoke with firefighters this week, but the fire chief in Goshen says he didn’t … Continue reading »

Local Group Collecting School Supplies

EUGENE, Ore. — The list of supplies kids need when they go back to school continues to grow, and for many families it’s money they just don’t have. That’s why the Boys and Girls Club is looking to collect items for its families. Of the 950 kids at the Boys and Girls Club, 84 percent … Continue reading »

$20,000 Raised for Kilcullen Project

EUGENE, Ore. — The final tally is in for this weekend’s fundraisers in honor of fallen Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen. They brought in $20,000. Organizers took a chance by adding a classic car cruise on Saturday. Because the scholarship is fully funded, this money will go to four nonprofits that hold special meaning to … Continue reading »

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