Evita Garza

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

Title: Reporter
evitagarza@kezi.com

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

New breathing devices coming to Roseburg Fire Department

SCBAs provide firefighters with breathable air while in dangerous situations, according to the fire chief.

Douglas County pulls Oath Keepers' Adopt-A-Highway signs

County officials say the group pulled their application from the program last month due to their disbandment.

Coquille residents react to overturned manslaughter conviction

Coos County District Attorney Paul Frasier said this new evidence doesn’t determine whether Nicholas McGuffin is guilty or not.

Truck drivers needed in southern Oregon

The Umpqua Valley Truck Driver Training Project is working to raise awareness of industry needs and attract more students to the career.

Sutherlin dentist's use of dirty tools caused illness, patient says

The man says the use of improperly sterilized instruments amounts to malpractice.

Family of teen murder suspect to receive $1.7M settlement

In November, the State of Oregon claimed the Department of Human Services was at fault for the actions of Kevin Adams.

Powers City Council fires police chief

City officials said they had a number of issues with Baker’s work performance, which is why they decided to terminate him.

Plans for Sutherlin resort canceled, county says

County officials said they initially sold the 126.21 acres of property to Oregon Only Development, who had plans to complete the Oregon Only Resort by 2021.

Breaker failures cause outages at Umpqua Valley Festival of Lights

Some community members were disappointed, but organizers said the rest of the community's support has outweighed the negatives.

Sutherlin woodshop students gaining skills for success

Josh Gary, the woodshop instructor, said his program has had a lot of success in leading students to a woodworking career.

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