Brian Richardson

Brian Richardson joined the KEZI in January of 2012. He earned his Broadcast Journalism degree from Missouri State University.

Brian got his start at KODE in Joplin, Missouri. He was hired as a general assignment reporter and quickly moved to weekend anchor. In the winter of 2008, he moved to Springfield, MO to work for KOLR/KSFX. Brian anchored and reported for both stations.

During his more than five years covering southwest Missouri, Brian covered high-profile murder cases and some of the worst natural disasters to hit the “Show Me” state in recent memory. The Weather Channel featured some of Brian’s work on Storm Stories episode.

Brian is married to KEZI reporter Jennifer Richardson. The two met while working in Joplin. They married in Jennifer’s California hometown in the summer of 2011. Brian and Jennifer welcomed their first child in Dec. 2013.

Brian is a Missouri native and huge sports fan. He loves all teams St. Louis (especially the Cardinals and Blues). When he’s not in the newsroom or catching a game, you might be able to find him roaming the wilderness. He enjoys the outdoors and is excited to explore the Oregon wilderness.

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