Brady Wakayama

Brady Wakayama joined the KEZI 9 News team in September of 2016 as a news reporter.

Title: Reporter

Brady Wakayama joined the KEZI 9 News team in September of 2016 as a news reporter.

Brady was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. He graduated from Washington State University in May, 2016, majoring in Broadcast Journalism and minoring in Sports Management. During Brady's time at WSU, he anchored, reported, and produced for Pullman's main nightly newscast, Murrow News 8. In college, Brady also interned for the nationally award-winning radio station KIRO Radio 97.3 FM in Seattle.

Brady is proud to be a COUG, and is also a proud member of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA). In 2016, Brady was the inaugural national recipient of the AAJA Sports Task Force Al Young Sports Journalism Scholarship.

Brady loves sports and meeting new people. He is thrilled to be starting his career in Track Town USA. If you have any news tips or story ideas for Brady, you can follow him on Twitter.

Recent Posts by Brady Wakayama

Paradise Lost: Couple finds shelter in Eugene after escaping Camp Fire

One couple from Paradise, Calif. evacuated from their home and are now staying at their friends' ranch in Eugene.

An inside look at the Terwilliger Fire damage

The Terwilliger Fire at Cougar Reservoir is 80 percent contained and has burned more than 11,000 acres.

Property owner fed up with homeless in Eugene

The property owner said she feels unsafe and questions whether local officials care at all.

Eugene Mission offers new veterans’ program

The program will help veterans address their mental health needs and help them overcome barriers to find housing.

Nonprofit dedicates land for veterans treatment center in Veneta

Hundreds of people made it out to Veneta to celebrate the new treatment center "Camp Alma" on Friday.

Yoncalla elects 18-year-old in mayor race

Ben Simons received 41 percent of the vote election night, beating out two other candidates and becoming the town's youngest mayor in its history.

Assault investigation continues in Eugene with potential leads

Police said detectives are investigating a complex crime scene and crime.

Ducks games see decrease in number of ejections

The University of Oregon Police Department said they have thrown out fewer fans, compared to last year.

Eugene police increasing patrols for Halloween

Police want to remind people that safety should be their main focus.

Eugene businesses react as alternate homeless camp fills up

Officials with Lane County said the new alternate homeless camp is full, with more than 100 people staying there.

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