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Emma Jerome

Emma Jerome joined KEZI 9 News as a news reporter in January 2019.

Title: Reporter

Emma Jerome joined KEZI 9 News as a news reporter in January 2019.

A proud Coug, Emma graduated from Washington State University with degrees in broadcast news and Spanish. While at Washington State, Emma reported and produced for Murrow News 8. In 2018, Emma also interned in the news department at KHQ 6, Spokane’s NBC affiliate. Previously, Emma was executive producer for Cable 8 Productions, producing local programming on campus at WSU.

Born and raised in the Seattle area, Emma loves the Pacific Northwest and says she has coffee coursing through her veins. You can follow Emma on Facebook and Twitter, or send her a story idea at

Recent Posts by Emma Jerome

Meadow View staff sanitizing school after norovirus outbreak

Meadow View School staff, administration and custodial services spent Friday sanitizing every surface after 26 people called out with norovirus like symptoms.

Residents react to planned Willamette Street changes

This change means no street parking, and that's not sitting well with some.

Eugene company has a handle on sustainability

Zak Borg, vice president of PakTech, says the opportunity for growth is exponential and the most important thing to have when you apply is a good spirit and team-work mentality.

"It was insane": Witnesses describe high speed chase

"He pretty much would have had to open the door while the car was almost in air still to get out that fast," said one witness.

Over 20,000 native species to be planted on riverfront

Eugene's new riverfront park came to life Friday as the first of 20,000 native species were planted.

Eugene city leaders discuss the cost of incarceration

According to the Oregon Department of Corrections, billions are spent every year holding over 20,000 people in Oregon jails and prisons.

Missing North Bend man found dead

Hepburn was first reported missing on Jan. 2 after reportedly leaving his home early in the morning on his bike.

Build Oregon initiative looks to change attitudes toward skilled jobs

A major trade association is making a full-court press for skilled workers, and they're using a brand campaign to change attitudes.

Proposed LTD changes raise community concerns

LTD will go back to their board in March with changes and new system options, in May there will be a public hearing, and come June a decision will be made on what system to implement.

High tide attracts curiosity on Oregon's Coast

King Tides and flood warnings brought debris to the coastal shores and curiosity to the coastal locals.

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