Jessica Babb

Jessica Babb joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in January of 2018.

Title: Reporter

Jessica Babb joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in January of 2018. Before joining KEZI 9 News, she interned at KWTX in Waco, Texas, and WJLA in Washington D.C., where she helped cover the 2016 Presidential election.
Jessica graduated from Baylor University with degrees in Journalism and Political Science. While at Baylor, Jessica worked as the broadcast managing editor for Lariat TV News, where she covered the inauguration and Women's March in Washington D.C., a Presidential primary debate, and the Twin Peaks trials.

A native Texan from a military family, Jessica is a proud Baylor Bear, football fan, and dog lover.

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Recent Posts by Jessica Babb

Roseburg man arrested after standoff

Officials said he barricaded himself inside his home in Roseburg and held his daughter captive.

2 injured in crash in Junction City

Officials said one person was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Roseburg Public Schools plans to thin hazardous trees

Officials said several trees were damaged in the snowstorm last month.

Fire destroys home in Sutherlin

A neighbor said he went to the home to try and help the residents.

Police investigate crash in Sweet Home

Police said one person was taken to Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital.

Cottage Grove community raises money after devastating house fire

Community members have raised about $16,000 for the family so far.

Rescued animals win award for "Cutest Couple"

Pax was the first pig to be rescued by Luvable Dog Rescue.

Lawmakers weigh bill requiring paid leave for Oregon employees

Many community members said they supported the bill and could benefit from it.

'Chicken Soup for the Soul' author touts self-care in Riverbend visit

The 'Selfcare for Healthcare' program gives nurses practical tools for selfcare so they can better care for their patients.

School schedules up in the air after snow days

No official decisions on make-up days have been made yet.

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