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

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. Family Navigates Russian Adoption Ban — 8 comments

Author's posts listings

Residents React to Evacuations

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Some home and business owners near the Springfield mill fire were placed under a mandatory evacuation for about two hours as fire crews battled the fire. Most got a call on their phones telling them to evacuate. Others had police officers come to their doors. And all would agree it was a … Continue reading »

Service Dog Complaint to go Before Judge

EUGENE, Ore. —  A local woman says she was asked to leave a local business because her service dogs were not allowed inside. Now, more than a year later, her complaint will go before a judge. Michel Hilt-Hayden says she is a person with disabilities whose rights to public access were denied. The complaint says … Continue reading »

Bohemia Mining Days Gets Ready to Open

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — If you’re looking to take a trip back in time, there’s a living history festival taking shape in Lane County. Organizers are putting the final touches on Bohemia Mining Days in Cottage Grove. It starts Thursday at 4 p.m. The theme this year is Swindlers, Scoundrels, Liars and Cheats. Organizers were … Continue reading »

Chris Kilcullen Fundraising Weekend

EUGENE, Ore. — The wife of a fallen Eugene police officer is gearing up for a major fundraiser in honor of her husband. And this year, the one-day event has turned into two. This will be the fourth year for the motorcycle ride, scheduled for the weekend of July 26. Because the Chris Kilcullen Memorial … Continue reading »

EPD Cites Postal Employee for Mail Theft

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department says a postal employee was cited in lieu of custody for mail theft. EPD says that man is Alex Douma. EPD says Douma was cited in the 3800 block of Elmira Road for allegedly stealing pamphlets. It’s unclear what type of pamphlets they were. KEZI 9 News contacted … Continue reading »

Lawyer Launches Website for Witnesses

EUGENE, Ore. — A law firm in Eugene is turning to the Internet to help in its defense of a man charged with murder. Gerald Strebendt is accused of shooting David Crofut in Springfield in January after a crash. Now, Arnold Law is looking for witnesses. Gerald Strebendt is claiming self-defense. Police say after the … Continue reading »

Making a Difference: Emerenciana Reyes

EUGENE, Ore. — With school out, the Boys & Girls Club of Emerald Valley is finding itself with an influx of kids, and they all need mentors. Because school is out, but parents still work that waiting list for mentees needing a mentor is up to about 30. The Boys & Girls Club hopes people … Continue reading »

ODOT Updates Council on Beltline Plan

EUGENE, Ore. — Part of the Beltline in Eugene is labeled as one of the worst roadways in the state, but improvements are still years away. ODOT is looking to improve the area. It’s now six years into a major road facility plan. The two big things to note–drivers won’t see any improvements for another … Continue reading »

Sister Monica Heeran Moving

EUGENE, Ore. — Mention her name, and the immediate response–a smile and a comment of how she has made our community a better place. From her time as the head of PeaceHealth to her clinic, Volunteers in Medicine. Most will tell you Sister Monica Heeran has been a moral force in this community and will … Continue reading »

Baby Reading Recommendations

EUGENE, Ore. — Babies may not seem interested in bedtime book reading, but a new study backs up what most of us probably figured. Reading to newborns is highly recommended. The American Academy of Pediatrics is now weighing in on literacy. AAP will now recommend that pediatricians across the country tell parents to read out … Continue reading »

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