Jessica Babb

Jessica Babb joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in January of 2018.

Title: Reporter

Jessica Babb joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in January of 2018. Before joining KEZI 9 News, she interned at KWTX in Waco, Texas, and WJLA in Washington D.C., where she helped cover the 2016 Presidential election.
Jessica graduated from Baylor University with degrees in Journalism and Political Science. While at Baylor, Jessica worked as the broadcast managing editor for Lariat TV News, where she covered the inauguration and Women's March in Washington D.C., a Presidential primary debate, and the Twin Peaks trials.

A native Texan from a military family, Jessica is a proud Baylor Bear, football fan, and dog lover.

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Recent Posts by Jessica Babb

Residents react after $2 billion education tax passes Oregon Senate

Fahey said if the governor signs the bill, schools might not start to see the impact until the 2020-21 school year.

Oregon DEQ cites environmental concerns in Jordan Cove Project decision

Officials from Jordan Cove LNG said they are still reviewing the decision.

One person killed in plane crash near Creswell

Officials said no other passengers were on the plane.

Teacher walkout worries parents, school officials

School officials are concerned about kids missing class, along with the strain it could put on working families and parents.

UO students concerned after shooting near campus

Police are still investigating the shooting and said they are now hoping to hear from any rideshare vehicles or taxis that might have any tips in the case.

Albany Police set to have presence at schools after threats

Police said the reports have been investigated and are not substantiated.

Shooting victim identified as LCC student

LCC student Alex Oyombe Gradin, died after a shooting in the parking lot behind Taylor's Bar and Grill.

Neighbors terrified by RiverBend homeless

A nurse who works at Peacehealth said employees feel threatened by transients who live by the river.

Springfield residents terrified they could lose their homes

The City of Springfield said the request for rezoning does not mean the mobile home park will close.

Crash sends 2 to hospital in Lebanon

Officials said the crash involved three cars including a Sweet Home Fire District Ambulance.

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