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

Hit-and-run in Eugene sends one person to hospital

The crash happened at the intersection of Roosevelt Boulevard and Chambers Street.

Police investigating homicide outside Oregon pub

Officers who responded to a report of gunshots in an Oregon pub parking lot on Sunday morning, found a woman who later died.

Eugene man rescued out of smoke-filled house

Officials say that officers responded to the 100 block of North Garfield St. after reports of a disorderly man hitting the walls inside his house.

Level 1 evacuation lifted for brush fire near Jasper

The Level 1 evacuation notice has been lifted for the brush fire burning near Jasper.

ODF takes command of Milepost 97 Fire, sends first team of the year

In the first deployment of the year, the Oregon Department of Forestry team arrived to the Milepost 97 Fire on Friday.

Noise at Eugene Airport on the rise, neighbors say

Many living near the Eugene Airport are frustrated, saying there's been an increase in noise coming from one of the runways.

Relay for Life unites community to fight cancer

Thousands of people will come together on Friday to honor cancer survivors, caregivers, and to pay tribute to those who lost their battle.

Oregon Coast businesses work to prepare for the Big One

Employees of businesses on the Oregon Coast attended a meeting in Florence today to better prepare themselves for the predicted gigantic earthquake, which could level buildings and trigger a tsunami.

Suspect arrested after man stabbed outside Starbucks in Eugene

Police said the victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

GOP walkout threatens funding for new YMCA building in Eugene

The Oregon Senate is at a standstill after Republican lawmakers walked out last week, leaving lawmakers unable to vote, and the toll is being felt beyond just the controversial climate bill.

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