Jaewon Jung

Jaewon Jung is a weekday and weekend news reporter, joining the KEZI 9 News team in January 2021.

Title: Reporter
jaewonjung@kezi.com

Jaewon Jung is a weekday and weekend news reporter, joining the KEZI 9 News team in January 2021.

Jaewon comes from southern California, where she graduated with a bachelor's in Cinema & Television Arts from California State University in Fullerton in 2017. Jaewon also holds a master's degree in Communication Management from the University of Southern California, graduating in 2020.

Jaewon fell in love with journalism through her school's television station, USC's Annenberg TV News. She has also interned at the Newport Beach Film Festival, where she wrote articles about films and handled event promotion.

Jaewon is excited to be in western Oregon and to tell the important news stories happening here each day. When she isn't reporting, Jaewon likes to play with her dog, Latte, and find the best coffee spots in town.

You can connect with Jaewon on Instagram and Twitter (@jaewonnews).

Recent Posts by Jaewon Jung

One person transported to hospital after hit-and-run crash near Cottage Grove

This happened around 5:45 p.m. on Sunday night near the intersection of Hillside Drive and Howard Loop near Cottage Grove.

Family seeks help in search of missing Springfield man last seen in Maine

The Waldo County Sheriff's Department located an overturned kayak and some personal belongings of 41-year-old Springfield resident Christopher Friedrich on June 6th.

UO student government post supporting Palestine draws controversy

"Unfortunately, we've been seeing mirror statements at universities across the country."

Bill protecting homeless campers divides Eugene residents

House Bill 3115 would allow homeless people to sit, lie, sleep and keep warm and dry in public places without facing punishment.

Mother of daughter killed in Eugene car crash speaks out

21-year-old Lucia or Lucy Rubio was killed in a car crash on West 18th Avenue near Parliament Street in Eugene on May 17th.

OSU TRACE-COVID-19 adds saliva testing for antibodies

Oregon State conducted its seventh round of TRACE-COVID-19 sampling on Saturday.

Springfield Police sergeant fired amid sex misconduct allegations

The sergeant reportedly admitted to misconduct and sent inappropriate comments to female employees.

UO housing allows all grad and law students to renew contracts

Some students will still have to relocate.

TrackTown USA says spectators allowed for 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials.

This is scheduled for June 18 - June 27 at Hayward Field.

Delta/Beltline Interchange project nearing completion

ODOT crews went into construction for this project in December 2019.

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