Jillian Smukler

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

Title: Reporter/Producer
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

Oakway Fitness merger increasing rates, opportunities

Oakway Fitness announced Friday that they are merging ownership with Village Fitness Sports and will now go by Village Fitness at Oakway.

UO board votes to raise in-state tuition $10 per credit hour

The Board of Trustees voted 11 to 1 to approve the increase.

Special Report: Sex ed at 4J sparks controversy after faith-based group's lectures

A parent at Roosevelt Middle School, Nadine Batya, says her son was taught abstinence only lectures in school by an outside organization.

Shelton Turnbull closes after more than 90 years in Eugene

A longtime printing business in Eugene is closing its doors after more than 90 years, leaving 27 people without a job, according to Interim President John Boytz.

Short Mountain Landfill catches fire south of Eugene

A fire is burning at the Short Mountain Landfill right off of Dillard Access Road.

Students feel pressure to be heroes in school shootings

As students risk their lives to save their classmates in school shootings, some students say they feel pressure to consider whether or not they would do the same.

Schools offer free meals for students due to walkout

Even though kids in the 4J district didn't have school today, they were still able to eat breakfast and lunch for free.

Students & faculty rally at LCC for school funding

Teachers at Lane Community College didn't walk out -- but they did rally to show their support.

Death investigation underway in Eugene

First responders were called out to Franklin Industrial Park, off of Franklin Boulevard, shortly before 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

11 drug court graduates ready to start their new lives

This year Lane County's adult treatment court is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

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