Jacob Roberts

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

Title: Reporter
jacobroberts@kezi.com

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

Company with questionable history planning bar crawls in Eugene

A series of bar crawls are scheduled in Eugene for Saturday, Sept. 25, but the company behind them has a questionable history.

ODOT prepares for potential of heavy rain in wildfire areas

With significant rainfall in the forecast this weekend, the Oregon Department of Transportation said it’s gearing up to keep drivers safe on the roads.

Former Junction City caregiver sentenced to two months in jail

A former Junction City retirement home caregiver was sentenced to two months in jail Thursday after pleading guilty to theft and mistreatment of residents.

Pandemic delays construction of new park in northeast Eugene

Residents in northeast Eugene will have to wait another year for a new park to be completed. The city said the delay is one of the many side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Free PPE available for Springfield businesses Wednesday

Small businesses in Springfield can pick up free personal protective equipment (PPE) at the Springfield Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.

Meet Pastor Gabe: The man whose church focuses on Eugene’s homeless crisis

Gabe Piechowicz, better known to some in the community as Pastor Gabe, is not like most religious leaders.

Sweet Home teacher hosts web series to promote skilled jobs

A Sweet Home High School teacher is reaching kids far beyond his classroom thanks to the internet and some help from the community.

Neighbors frustrated amid slow rollout of safe sleep sites

Those who live next to the camp at West 13th Avenue said they’re tired of the crime and drug use and disputes that have become the norm.

Licensing board delays may be causing backup at local salons

The pandemic has caused a labor shortage, but a local salon owner says finding employees who want to work isn’t the issue.

Springfield welcomes students back to the classroom

The Eugene School District 4J will return Thursday and Friday. Face masks and social distancing are required.

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