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Michael Sevren

An Oregon native, Michael Sevren joined the KEZI 9 News team in May of 2018.

Title: Reporter
michaelsevren@kezi.com

An Oregon native, Michael Sevren joined the KEZI 9 News team in May of 2018. Before returning to work in his home state, Michael spent five years working as a multimedia journalist in Casper, Wyoming, at KTWO-TV, and at KIVI-TV in Boise, Idaho.

During his time in Wyoming, Michael worked as the Fremont County Bureau Reporter where he covered the Wind River Reservation and the neighboring communities. Michael was awarded by the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters for Best Photography two years in a row. He also won Best Story for his work on a widow getting back the high school class ring she gave to her husband before he went off to fight in World War II.

In Boise, Michael covered some of the biggest stories to impact that area in recent years. He was one of the first reporters on scene when an armed gunmen shot and injured two Boise police officers and was in the courtroom when the sentence was handed down to a Dietrich High School student accused of a racially-motivated locker room assault. Michael’s work was also recognized by both the Idaho State Association of Broadcasters and the Idaho Press clubs, winning awards for his breaking news live shots and environmental reporting, as well as Best Story for his in-depth report on the age-old sport of falconry.

When Michael is not working, he enjoys riding his bike, taking trips to the Oregon coast and relaxing at home with his cat, Shady.

You can follow Michael on Facebook or Twitter.

Recent Posts by Michael Sevren

Former Lane County attorney awarded over $200K in free speech lawsuit

Devon Ashbridge, a spokeswoman for Lane County, said they have filed a motion to throw the verdict out.

Third student housing high-rise proposed in Eugene

Developers have submitted plans to the city to build the 12-story complex, which includes on-site parking and retail space.

Garth Brooks concert sparks ticket scam concerns

Tickets for the concert will officially go on sale through Ticketmaster starting 10 a.m. on Friday.

Veneta woman says house hit in drive-by shooting

The woman said the bullet came a foot away from hitting her in the head.

Rancher claims dogs from second attack also killed her sheep

Leslie Anthone lost the majority of her sheep while they were grazing at a pasture on Clear Lake Road west of Eugene in early April.

911 tapes and video record harrowing details of officer-involved shooting

WARNING: Video may be too intense for some viewers.

State looks to ban island camping on the Willamette in Eugene

A temporary ban is set to begin on May 15 with a proposed permanent ban by 2020.

Businesses on Highway 34 drying out after flooding

East of Corvallis, a fruit stand was ravaged by floodwaters, but now the community is coming together to help the business bounce back.

Deputies: Linn County woman cited after animal remains found on property

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office said they have seen no signs of animal neglect or abuse.

Army Corps of Engineers releasing water from Fall Creek Lake

There are no evacuations for the Fall Creek area at this time but are encouraging residents to monitor water levels near their property and homes.

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