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

Fire season set to end in Douglas County

Officials said the end of fire season is a result of significant rainfall in the area.

Coast Guard assists injured hiker in Coos County

The man was treated for exposure and minor injuries.

4J school district to hold community forums to discuss new funding

4J officials said the Student Success Act is expected to provide the district with a funding increase of about $12–13 million per year starting next school year.

Rideshare drivers say Autzen isn't user friendly

Tim Wurm, a Lyft driver, said the university makes fans walk long distances just to get to the game.

One person killed in crash near Brownsville

OR 228 Halsey-Sweet Home Highway is back open after it was closed for nearly four hours.

OR 228 reopens after multi-vehicle crash near Brownsville

Officials with the Oregon Department of Transportation said to watch out for crews.

Kitchen fire damages home in Cottage Grove, injures at least 1

Officials said a kitchen fire burned part of the house, causing significant damage.

Albertsons Companies asks customers to not openly carry in stores

Albertsons Companies did not respond to our request for more information about the change.

Eugene man upset by water main breaks on his property

An EWEB spokesman said they are planning on replacing the water main next year.

Recent rainfall lowers fire danger in Douglas County

Officials said the change will be effective immediately.

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