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Jillian Smukler

Jillian Smukler joined KEZI 9 News as a weekday morning reporter and weekend producer in July of 2018.

Title: Anchor/Reporter
jilliansmukler@kezi.com

Jillian Smukler joined KEZI 9 News as a weekday morning reporter and weekend producer in July of 2018. She is a graduate of the University of Oregon, majoring in journalism and communications with an emphasis in broadcasting.

While at the University of Oregon, Jillian was the Sports Director for the student-run television program, Duck TV. She was also a sports reporter/producer for UO’s radio station, KWVA 88.1FM.

During college, Jillian interned at KNBC in Los Angeles, where she covered the Dodgers, Rams, Lakers and the 2016 Olympics opening ceremony.

In Jillian’s spare time, you can find her watching college football and pug videos. Follow Jillian on Facebook and Twitter.

Recent Posts by Jillian Smukler

Holiday Farm Fire non-emergency call center hours adjusted

Lane County’s non-emergency call center for residents affected by the Holiday Farm Fire is adjusting its hours to 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily beginning Monday, September 21, due to a decreasing call volume.

Gov. Brown vetoes $65M from state budget, protecting key wildfire resources

Combined, the vetoes will preserve over $65 million, improving the state’s ending balance to total $164.3 million in general funds and $16.7 million in lottery funds.

2 people dead after crash in Douglas County

McCullough IV and his passenger, Mark Ritter (20) from Roseburg, sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced dead.

OHA: 208 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

All five counties in our viewing area saw new cases Sunday.

Oregon Civil Air Patrol joins wildfire efforts

Air crews composed of a mission pilot, an observer, and an airborne photographer are taking on assignments all over Oregon.

OHA: 266 new COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths

COVID-19 has claimed five more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 525, the Oregon Health Authority reported on Saturday.

Firefighter injured while battling the Holiday Farm Fire

An official at the Incident Command Post said the injury is not life threatening but it is the first injury related to the fire.

ODOT places barricades along OR 22, OR 226

Firefighters, law enforcement officials, and utility companies need access to the highway and will be allowed past the barricades to help with response and repairs vital to the fire response and to reopening the area.

Crews restore power from Thurston to Walterville

Eugene Water & Electric Board repair crews restored electric service to all customers in the Thurston, Hayden Bridge and Cedar Flat areas on Sunday as fire conditions eased.

109 homes lost in the Archie Creek Fire

The specific locations of the homes that were lost are not being released at this time.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 31313

Reported Deaths: 532
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Multnomah6912133
Marion450491
Washington435558
Umatilla291641
Clackamas230461
Malheur155325
Jackson10694
Lane102315
Deschutes78712
Yamhill74414
Jefferson5138
Polk51115
Morrow4906
Linn47813
Lincoln47413
Union4352
Benton2866
Klamath2772
Wasco2693
Hood River2460
Douglas2213
Josephine1902
Columbia1541
Coos1450
Clatsop1240
Baker902
Crook611
Tillamook490
Curry310
Lake280
Wallowa281
Sherman180
Harney120
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