Lauren Mickler

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Name: Lauren Mickler
Date registered: April 16, 2012


Lauren Mickler comes to Eugene from beautiful Southern California. She joined the KEZI News team in August 2011 as a news and sports reporter. Lauren was born and raised in San Diego where her parents both worked for local media outlets. She attended the University of Missouri School of Journalism and graduated with a major in Broadcast and a minor in Spanish. While at Mizzou, Lauren was a news and sports reporter, as well as a weekend sports anchor at KOMU, the NBC affiliate in Columbia, MO. Lauren spent 2010-2011 working at the NBC O&O in San Diego sports reporting and producing, and during that year also worked as a sideline reporter for the WAC Sports Network, covering teams like Boise State and Nevada. She is excited to be in Eugene, surrounded by two lively NCAA Division-I Universities and tons of high school football. In addition to sports, Lauren is excited to get out and report on all the important stories around Western Oregon.

Latest posts

  1. Local Firm Chosen to Design City Hall — June 21, 2013
  2. Bids Build for Civic Stadium — June 21, 2013
  3. Second Bid Placed on Civic Stadium — June 21, 2013
  4. Neighbors Try to Stop Local Logging — June 18, 2013
  5. Ninkasi Brews Emerald’s Ale — June 12, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. Marriage Equality Rallies Nationwide — 8 comments
  2. Sheriff Addresses State of County Safety — 7 comments
  3. Shoppers Avoid Bag Bag — 6 comments
  4. UO Football Player Josh Huff in Court — 5 comments
  5. Assault Rifle Found in Parolee’s Home — 5 comments

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Beltline Construction to Continue Monday

EUGENE, Ore. — Construction continues on Beltline Highway with a new ramp and traffic signal Monday. Drivers will use a new temporary ramp for exiting I-5 south to Beltline east and west. ODOT says it will be a big adjustment for the 97,000 drivers who use these exits every day. The ramp that drivers will … Continue reading »

Two Dead After Standoff at Veneta Home

VENETA, Ore. — A quiet Veneta neighborhood experienced a violent awakening Wednesday¬†morning after a suicide call ended in two dead instead of one. Police first responded just before 6 a.m. to a call from a man on Jake Street reporting his own suicidal behavior, but what unfolded in the next four hours was much more … Continue reading »

Students Hire Security for Parties

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene’s social host ordinance went into effect in April in an effort to limit unruly parties near University of Oregon. Since then, the way of hosting parties has changed. Students at the U of O know that out-of-control partying is going to cost them anywhere from hundreds to thousands of dollars. So … Continue reading »

Legislature Protects Students’ Privacy

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon college students can breathe easy knowing their universities will not have access to their social media accounts after a bill passed almost unanimously Monday. The Legislature voted 57 to 1 in favor of barring colleges and universities from having access to students’ social media accounts and passwords. “I’m glad they’re not … Continue reading »

Eugene Park Paving Projects Begin

EUGENE, Ore. — Two of Eugene’s most popular parks are going to be a little more accessible at the end of the month. With as much traffic as Skinner Butte Park gets, it’s no wonder these roads are ready for a face lift. “The challenge with these roads are just their age. They’ve been here … Continue reading »

School Garden Project Wraps Up

EUGENE, Ore. — Students across Lane County are wrapping up their year’s worth of work with the School Garden Project. On Monday, students at Adams Elementary potted tomato plants and ate a lunch made from veggies they all grew themselves. The garden has been part of the curriculum in each class throughout the year, and … Continue reading »

Cities Have Historic Baseball Seasons

EUGENE, Ore. — Baseball fans are making the trek to both Eugene and Corvallis as both Oregon and Oregon State host baseball regionals for the first time in the same season. NCAA Regionals kick off Friday, both in Eugene and at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. It’s the first time both of these Oregon teams have … Continue reading »

Florence Holds Tsunami Drill

FLORENCE, Ore. — Residents in Oregon coastal cities will be more prepared for a tsunami after attending drills Thursday and Friday. Organizers distributed packets to residents all over Florence, but mainly those in the inundation zone, which is the part of town closest to the water that’s most likely to be affected if a tsunami … Continue reading »

American Women Breadwinners Up

EUGENE, Ore. — Women are now the sole or primary breadwinners in 40 percent of American households, a Pew Research Institute study found. The study says in families with two parents, the female breadwinner averages a household income of $80,000 a year, while families with a single mother making the money average a household income … Continue reading »

Eugene Launches Dog Licensing Campaign

EUGENE, Ore. — The City of Eugene is trying to promote awareness about dog licensing in the city, as staff estimate only 40 percent of the city’s dogs are properly registered. The campaign features well-known local residents and their dogs. Staff members hope having them out in the community will help spread the word that … Continue reading »

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