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

Wyden calls for $15 federal minimum wage

Sen. Ron Wyden took to the floor of the U.S. Senate Friday to support an amendment to a COVID-19 relief bill that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour.

Eugene plans for more ‘middle housing’ in compliance with state law

The City of Eugene is facing a July 2022 deadline to implement a 2019 law that requires larger cities in Oregon to allow more types of housing in residential areas.

Former female Springfield police trainee alleges harassment, discrimination

The complaint details several months of events that ultimately led to her termination in December 2020.

UO plans to hold most classes in person this fall

The University of Oregon will hold most classes in person this fall, University President Michael Schill said Monday.

Winchester Dam owners seek to have lawsuit against them dismissed

Owners of the Winchester Dam have filed court documents in hopes of dismissing a lawsuit claiming the dam hurts fish.

Indoor dining returns to Lane County

After nearly three months, Lane County transitioned from the extreme coronavirus risk category to the high-risk category on Friday, opening the door to limited indoor dining.

Hearings begin on bill to expand CAHOOTS-style services across Oregon

A new bill in the Oregon legislature could help bring CAHOOTS-style services to the rest of Oregon.

Chambers Construction to bring back apprenticeships after pandemic hiatus

Chambers Construction said its apprenticeship program is coming back to life after an 11-month hiatus because of COVID-19.

Owl trapped in toilet rescued by volunteers

A barn owl escaped a sticky situation this month after getting trapped inside a vault toilet at Junction City Pond.

Wyden to push FEMA on wildfire assistance denials

While the high rates of denial are on par with previous natural disasters, Wyden said the situation deserves more scrutiny.

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