Jake Zivin

Author's details

Name: Jake Zivin
Date registered: April 16, 2012

Biography

Jake Zivin is the Sports Director of KEZI 9 News. He has been with KEZI 9 News since 2010, originally as a Sports Anchor/Reporter, before becoming the Sports Director in April 2012. Before coming to Western Oregon, Jake was the Sports Director at KECI-TV in Missoula, Montana. He spent three years with the NBC group of stations in Western Montana, starting his career in Butte, Montana, as a Sports/News Reporter for KTVM-TV. After nine months in the Mining City, he became the interim news anchor for KTVM in Bozeman before moving to Missoula to become the Sports Director of KECI and NBC Montana. Jake was born and raised in Evanston, Illinois, and graduated from Carleton College in 2007 with a degree in Mathematics. While at Carleton, he was the play-by-play voice of the Knights for four years, worked in the sports information department, and was the Editor-in-Chief of The Carletonian -- the school's student newspaper. Also during his college years, Jake interned in the broadcasting department of Major League Soccer, becoming the Clock & Score Operator for ABC/ESPN's broadcasts of MLS and the U.S. National Team. During his junior and senior years he worked on many soccer game broadcasts by ESPN, including two MLS All-Star games, an MLS Cup, and a World Cup qualifier. Jake loves covering sports in Western Oregon, and thinks it's pretty special being able to cover two Pac-12 teams at the same time. He is a die-hard Chicago sports fan, and when he's not working you can probably find him managing his fantasy MLS team.

Latest posts

  1. SSE: 1-on-1 with Oregon’s Jim Moore — September 28, 2014
  2. Web Extra: Mannion, Ward, Wynn, More — September 23, 2014
  3. SSE: Oregonian’s Andrew Greif on Ducks — September 21, 2014
  4. Web Extra: Catching Up With Ernie Kent — September 21, 2014
  5. Web Extra: Mark Helfrich Sunday Presser — September 21, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Chip Kelly Speaks At Eugene Airport — 3 comments
  2. Web Extra: Kelly, Buckner, Hart (9/5/12) — 2 comments
  3. Web Extra: Ducks at Pac-12 Media Days — 2 comments
  4. Web Extra: Helfrich and Jackson — 1 comment
  5. Shakeup At Top Of Oregon Track & Field — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Web Extra: Ducks Before Civil War

Oregon Head Coach Dana Altman: Oregon Guard Johnathan Loyd: Oregon Guard Damyean Dotson: Oregon Forward Mike Moser:

Beavers Beat Ducks For 6th Straight Time

Courtesy: Oregon State Sports Information EUGENE, Ore. – Ruth Hamblin posted her second career double-double with game-highs of 27 points and 16 rebounds, freshman point guard Sydney Wiese added career-highs of 24 points and nine assists and the Oregon State women’s basketball team shot over 56 percent in the second half to win its sixth consecutive Civil … Continue reading »

Cal Beats Ducks For 12th Straight Time

Oregon Head Coach Dana Altman: Oregon Forward Mike Moser and Guard Joseph Young: EUGENE — California beat #17 Oregon 96-83 on Thursday night, the 12th straight time that the Bears have beaten the Ducks. The loss was Oregon’s second straight this season, dropping its record to 13-2 overall, 1-2 in the Pac-12. California’s head coach, … Continue reading »

SSE: Symmonds On Signing With Brooks

EUGENE — Nick Symmonds, the reigning World Championships silver medalist in the 800 meters, is leaving Nike/Oregon Track Club Elite to sign with Brooks to train with the Brooks Beasts. Symmonds joined KEZI 9 Sports’ Sunday Sports Extra to discuss his move, and his future in track & field.

Ducks Arrive In San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO — The Oregon Ducks arrived in San Antonio on Christmas Day, ahead of Monday’s Alamo Bowl. KEZI 9 Sports was the only Oregon TV station in San Antonio, and brings you to Oregon’s arrival.

Web Extra: Ducks After Arriving In Texas

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Center Hroniss Grasu: Oregon Safety Brian Jackson:

Saint Louis: Hawaiian Football Pipeline

HONOLULU — The Saint Louis School in Honolulu, Hawai’i has produced many prominent and talented football players. The latest, is Oregon’s Marcus Mariota. KEZI 9 News sports reporter Stephen Nelson went to the school, to find out what makes it such a football factory.

Aloha! Beavers Land In Hawai’i

HONOLULU — Oregon State landed in Honolulu on Thursday evening, and will start practicing on the islands on Friday to prepare for Boise State. KEZI 9 News sports reporter Stephen Nelson was there when the team arrived.

Web Extra: Mariota on NFL, Frost, Mathis

Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost: Oregon Safety Brian Jackson: Oregon Defensive Back Dior Mathis:

Web Extra: Helfrich, Addison, DAT, Allen

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Running Back De’Anthony Thomas: Oregon Wide Receiver Bralon Addison: Oregon Wide Receiver Chance Allen:

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