Evita Garza

Evita Garza joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in June 2019.

Title: Reporter

Evita Garza joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in June 2019.

Evita was born and raised in Portland, graduating from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. While in school, Evita interned at KOIN 6 News, the CBS affiliate in Portland. She also reported and produced for UO’s student-run broadcasts, Duck TV News and Oregon News.

An Oregon native, Evita is excited to be telling stories in her home state.
When she’s not chasing stories, Evita loves trying new foods, movies and hanging out with her dog.

Have a news tip? Evita wants to hear from you! Email her at: evitagarza@kezi.com. You can also follow Evita on Twitter.

Recent Posts by Evita Garza

STEAM Week kicks off in Douglas County

The organization hosts STEAM Week every year for young kids and their families with hands-on events that engage STEAM-thinking.

More than half of senior population vaccinated in Douglas County

The county says cases involving seniors are down, but they are seeing more cases in people under the age of 45.

Aviva Health continues vaccine clinics, looks to reach teens

Staff said these events have been very successful since they first started early last month.

Roberts Mountain project nearing completion in Douglas County

The project, which started in 2019, was designed to build truck-specific travel lanes on both I-5 north and south bound near Myrtle Creek.

Roseburg WinCo proposal moving forward, city officials say

The city planning commission revisited the project site plan on Monday, a month after they listened to the company’s proposal.

Douglas County team back in action with two COVID-19 vaccines

The six-person Tiger Team was created by Douglas Public Health Network earlier this year with the goal of getting vaccines to people who may not have access to a clinic otherwise.

Experts weigh in on Douglas County drought

The state’s climatologist says he's not surprised by the county's drought declaration.

Douglas County moves to moderate risk

At Loggers Tap House in Roseburg, owner Sam Gross said he’s excited about the downgrade because he’s hopeful it will bring in more customers in the long run.

'Not Your Mascot' supporters disappointed by Roseburg school board vote

Jessica Bascom, a Roseburg High School alumnus and the person who has been leading the “Not Your Mascot” movement since last summer told KEZI 9 News that she was extremely disappointed by the vote.

Construction starts on athletic facility at South Umpqua High School

The facility will be used as an auxiliary gym and PE space, sheltered indoor athletic practice space when the weather gets bad and provide more space for extra-curricular activities.

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