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Jillian Smukler

Jillian Smukler joined KEZI 9 News as a weekday morning reporter and weekend producer in July of 2018.

Title: Anchor/Reporter

Jillian Smukler joined KEZI 9 News as a weekday morning reporter and weekend producer in July of 2018. She is a graduate of the University of Oregon, majoring in journalism and communications with an emphasis in broadcasting.

While at the University of Oregon, Jillian was the Sports Director for the student-run television program, Duck TV. She was also a sports reporter/producer for UO’s radio station, KWVA 88.1FM.

During college, Jillian interned at KNBC in Los Angeles, where she covered the Dodgers, Rams, Lakers and the 2016 Olympics opening ceremony.

In Jillian’s spare time, you can find her watching college football and pug videos. Follow Jillian on Facebook and Twitter.

Recent Posts by Jillian Smukler

3 people displaced, 2 cats missing after house fire

When crews arrived to the scene they said the home was fully engulfed in flames and the roof was on fire.

Soccer shed a total loss after fire

Crews responded to a structure fire at Timber Linn Memorial Park where an American Youth Soccer Organization shed and City of Albany Parks and Recreation storage structure were on fire.

7-year-old dead, 4-year-old missing after being swept into ocean

The United States Coast Guard suspended its search for a 4-year-old boy at sunset, after a father and two children were swept into the ocean by a wave on Saturday afternoon.

NOAA: Minimal impact on wildlife in proposed gas project

Federal authorities suggested the environmental impact of a proposed liquefied natural gas terminal and pipeline in southern Oregon would be minimal.

Springfield man accused of trying to pay minors for sex

Three girls reported unwanted contact with a 26-year-old Springfield man.

OSHA proposes $190K fine for North Dakota grain bin death

The agency is proposing $190,000 in penalties against the Portland, Oregon-based company after a worker died while cleaning a bin last July in Arvilla, in eastern North Dakota.

Salem has not opened promised beds amid camping ban

City officials in Oregon have not fulfilled a promise to open 140 homeless shelter beds after a public camping ban was enacted more than two weeks ago.

Privately-funded foot patrols to launch in Eugene

The University of Oregon, Eugene Wake Up, and sororities are gearing up to take security into their own hands --- by launching private foot patrols to fight lawlessness.

Active search suspended for Oregon woman missing 1 week

The Washington County Sheriff's Office said Saturday that it would continue to investigate Allyson Watterson's disappearance but it had exhausted all physical leads after scouring 1,600 acres of rural land near North Plains over the past week.

Police: Dead geese, ducks found in bags near Oregon coast

KEZI 9 News has learned that eight geese and five ducks were found in the garbage bags, with the breast meat removed from three of the geese.

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