Jillian Smukler

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

Title: Anchor/Reporter

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

Ten people shot at party; four killed

Police say the shooting took place around 6 p.m. on Sunday on the city's southeast side.

Cremated remains of 20 babies found at mortuary buried

The cremated remains of more than 20 babies that were found on mortuary shelves in Roseburg will be buried on Sunday in a special ceremony.

Duck fan gets surprise of a lifetime

Marcus Edwards has been a Duck fan his entire life with a goal of one day playing in Autzen Stadium. Unfortunately, that dream was cut short after he learned that he could never play football again.

Incident on the John Serbu campus

Officials tell us there was an incident involving four children on the John Serbu campus in Eugene on Saturday.

Lane County man charged with rape

A Lane County man is being charged with the rape of a child under the age of fourteen.

Lawsuit: Driver's ed instructor molested students

A lawyer for three teenage girls who say they were sexually abused by their driver's education instructor has filed $6 million in lawsuits against the instructor and Portland Community College.

Grocery manager fatally shot, police arrest fired worker

Authorities say a man who was recently fired from a specialty foods store entered the business on Friday and fatally shot a manager there.

UO students excited for FlixBus to come to Eugene

Many University of Oregon students said this new service will be popular because it targets the two main things students look for: price and accessibility.

Noose found at Oregon Health & Science University

Officials at Oregon Health & Science University are investigating the placement of a noose found in a secure area of campus

Bald eagle shot and killed in Oregon; police seek shooter

Someone shot a bald eagle to death in western Oregon, and the police want to find out who did it.

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