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.
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During this school-wide drill, kids will learn how to prepare for a threat of an aggressive intruder or active shooter instead of the traditional "lockdown only" approach.
A temporary location will be open for skaters to enjoy, even on the holidays.
Homeless campers have returned to the Butterfly Lot after claiming they were tricked into moving out of the lot and into a temporary camp along Highway 99.
“I'm over the moon excited to be here and to be a part of this,” said Jodi Stephens.
Stuff the Bus has officially ended this year and organizers say it was one of the most successful years they've ever had.
There are no longer any Egan Warming Center sites in Springfield
KEZI spoke with teachers at the University of Oregon who say they are shocked by the amount of enthusiasm and participation from students for this election.
Independent Party candidate Patrick Starnes has dropped out of the race.
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a degenerative brain disease found in people with a history of repetitive brain trauma.
The 18th annual parade in Springfield scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 11, has been canceled.