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

Officer-involved shooting in Oregon hotel room

One person was taken to a hospital after a police officer fired a gun inside an Oregon hotel room.

Tailgate Spotlight: Gascho's truck brings in hundreds of fans

Scott Gascho's SEC style truck was the toast of the Reser Stadium parking lot on Saturday afternoon.

Man tied to armed robberies sentenced to nearly 16 years

A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison after he was convicted of six armed robberies that occurred within five hours in the Portland area.

Eugene unveils final draft of town square project

After years of starts and stops, Eugene planners have unveiled their latest plan for a new city hall.

Tailgate Spotlight: Oregon Duck fans take tailgating to a new level

A yellow and green school bus has been parked in the exact same parking spot for every single home at Autzen Stadium for the past ten years.

5-year-old boy dies after being hit by vehicle

Police said first responders tried to resuscitate the boy but were unsuccessful.

7 dead after shooting in Western Texas

Authorities say the death toll during a West Texas shooting rampage in which seven people died and 22 others were injured may have been even higher had the shooter not been stopped and killed outside a crowded movie theater.

Florence updating emergency plan amid earthquake fears

According to the United States Geological Survey, there were more than 350 reports of people feeling shaking from the coast.

Stores to offer nicotine tests as parents' vaping concerns rise

Many stores in the area told KEZI 9 News that the tests will be hitting their shelves very soon because of the high demand for them.

ODOT working on solution after Amazon Creek becomes 'dumping site'

Community members are demanding answers after the Amazon Creek has been turned from a popular waterway into an open dump.

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