Tyler Jones

Tyler Jones joined the KEZI 9 News team as the Roseburg Bureau Reporter in 2016, and again in March of 2018.

Title: Reporter

Tyler Jones joined the KEZI 9 News team as the Roseburg Bureau Reporter in 2016, and again in March of 2018. Tyler reports weekday evenings during KEZI 9 News at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Tyler was born and raised in Claremore, Oklahoma, and graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Oklahoma. Tyler interned at KOCO 5 News in Oklahoma City, and he was a reporter, anchor and producer for the University of Oklahoma’s student-produced news broadcast, OU Nightly.

Tyler loves meeting new people and sharing their stories. He also loves finding good hole-in-the-wall food spots, so if you have any, send them his way!

If you have any news tips or story ideas you would like to share, please email Tyler at You can also follow Tyler on Twitter (

Recent Posts by Tyler Jones

Senate Bill 1008 sparks debate between lawmakers and prosecutors

The bill would let judges, rather than prosecutors, decide when youthful offenders are tried as adults, as well as allowing someone under the age of 18 at the time of their crime to be eligible for parole or post-prison supervision after 15 years if "certain findings are made."

Camper in truck bed catches fire in Toxic Wings parking lot

The owner of the truck and camper said he didn't realize his camper was on fire until he parked his truck.

University of Oregon could implement budget cuts, tuition increase

University Provost Jayanth Banavar said because of a projected $8 million deficit from this current fiscal year and a possible cost increase of $23.5 million next fiscal year, the university is looking at ways to balance their budget and cover roughly $34 million.

Eugene to hold public hearing on expanded drinking hours at Autzen Stadium

The expanded hours were temporarily put in place last summer after the University of Oregon requested the city consider allowing fans to drink six hours before kickoff instead of four hours.

Seneca Jones Timber Company discusses logging plans

The company and the Bureau of Land Management have recently come under fire from activist groups who have said they plan to clear cut an area of land in the Thurston Hills.

Forest lands, climate activist groups hold public lands meeting

Cascadia Wildlands, Oregon Wild and Firefighters United for Safety, Ethics and Ecology held a meeting at Springfield City Hall to discuss timber sales and local forest management.

Eugene 4J: Teacher walkout could cancel classes on May 8

In a statement, 4J officials said a planned day of action across Oregon could force the district to cancel classes if they don't have enough teachers.

Debate continues after Eugene council strikes down panhandling law

Eugene city councilors shared why they voted for or against a proposed panhandling ordinance, and a Springfield resident shares what he thinks Eugene residents could do to fix problems in their area.

Eugene City Council votes against panhandling ordinance

The ordinance mirrored the one passed by Springfield City Council in 2016, aiming at preventing drivers from passing items to panhandlers unless their vehicle is legally parked.

Oregon Women's Basketball team honored by city of Eugene

The team advanced to the program's first-ever Final Four appearance, leading the city to honor them with a certificate of appreciation.

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