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Jacob Roberts

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

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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

Commissioners disappointed as governor proposes closing Shutter Creek

Leaders in Coos County are disappointed and figuring out their next steps after Governor Kate Brown proposed closing the Shutter Creek Correctional Facility in North Bend

FEMA denies request for some temporary housing options for wildfire survivors

Lane County leaders said Tuesday the Federal Emergency Management Agency was wrong to deny a request for more housing options for wildfire victims.

Eugene airport sees fewer holiday travelers

Far fewer travelers flew out of the Eugene airport this Thanksgiving weekend than in the past.

Black Friday draws smaller crowds than usual

Black Friday is officially here. But like everything during a pandemic, it looks a little different.

Spirit of Whiteaker dinner lives on in smaller, pandemic-friendly form

Despite the cancelation of the Whiteaker Community Dinner, residents are stepping up to make sure the unhoused population still gets a thanksgiving meal.

Taxi businesses struggle to stay afloat

Taxi services are struggling to stay in business amid what would normally be the busiest time of the year for the industry.

Deadline for FEMA wildfire assistance approaching

Survivors of this year’s wildfires in Oregon have one week left to apply for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Residents rush to testing sites ahead of holidays

Health care providers in Oregon are describing a rush for testing unlike anything they’ve seen before, attributing much of the demand to the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

UO, health department urge caution ahead of holidays

The University of Oregon and county health officials are making a joint plea to the community to be safe ahead of Thanksgiving.

PeaceHealth: Brown 'did the right thing' announcing freeze

Officials at PeaceHealth expressed approval of a two-week freeze by Gov. Kate Brown on social activities beginning Wednesday, saying the move will help free up hospital capacity and tamp down on new infections.

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Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 76654

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Marion9514146
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Lane444143
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Linn146923
Polk130019
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Jefferson86211
Benton8187
Union7978
Morrow6647
Lincoln64615
Josephine5674
Wasco53819
Columbia5263
Coos4433
Hood River4141
Clatsop3680
Baker2864
Crook2376
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Lake1381
Grant1371
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