Jacob Roberts

Jacob Roberts joined KEZI 9 News This Morning as a news reporter in November of 2019.

Title: Reporter

Jacob Roberts joined KEZI 9 News This Morning as a news reporter in November of 2019.

Jacob was born and raised in Portland, graduating from the University of Portland with a degree in communication. Jacob comes to KEZI 9 News after several years at the Montana Television Network, a CBS-affiliate station group, where he worked as a morning anchor and reporter. Before that, Jacob was an intern at KDRV in Medford and wrote for the University of Portland’s student newspaper, The Beacon.

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Jacob is no stranger to the outdoors. He enjoys spending the weekends camping and skiing on Mount Hood with his family.

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

Recent Posts by Jacob Roberts

LTD scraps additional summer service amid driver shortage

A nationwide bus operator shortage has reached Lane County.

Disc golf meets mindfulness in unique A3 class

About 20 students are in the class, which is held at Alton Baker Park.

4J middle schoolers happy to be back in classroom

Principal Sun Saeteurn said staff worked tirelessly to welcome students back in a safe and inviting way.

Eugene woman dead after crash on Highway 126

OSP and emergency services responded to Highway 126 near milepost 17 at 11:48 p.m. on Tuesday.

String of small fires reported overnight in Eugene

Firefighters had a busy night in Eugene responding to a series of small fires. Some started in dumpsters while others reportedly broke out in grass and trees.

Two Springfield men in hospital after shooting, stabbing

Police said two white men, both from Springfield, got into a fight.

EWEB: Water quality high despite Holiday Farm Fire impact

Water quality in Eugene remains high, even after the Holiday Farm Fire burned along our main source of drinking water last September.

Demand for summer camp 'skyrocketing'

If you’re thinking of sending the kids to summer camp, it might be time to make a reservation soon.

Interim Springfield police chief pledges to address demands for change

Andrew Shearer said his lack of familiarity with Springfield could be viewed as asset, allowing him to approach leadership with fresh eyes and a new perspective.

Springfield police credit community for helping detain hit-and-run suspect

Clayton William Altemus, 20, of Cottage Grove was arrested and faces charges of felony hit and run, assault and reckless driving.

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