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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

Police investigating events before Portland activist's death

A Portland activist is dead after a vehicle hit him as he was leaving a leftist gathering place

Death investigation underway

Deputies tell KEZI 9 News that there is currently a death investigation on Evergreen Drive in Eugene.

Tailgate Spotlight: Generations in the making

The Poorman family has been tailgating for decades but the Beaver Mobile is just nine years old.

2 teens arrested in climate protest won't be prosecuted

Two 17-year-old boys who were captured on video as Portland police pulled them from a crowd of march participants and arrested them during the Sept. 20 student climate protest won't be prosecuted for any crimes.

Traffic Alert: Overnight partial closure in Coos Bay

Birch Avenue will be closed and Front Street will be partially closed for construction from Sunday night until Tuesday.

Bend considers plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions

A plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions in the city of Bend by changing commuting habits and energy sources, and creating incentives to encourage eco-friendly construction, could be up for consideration by the City Council as early as December

Truck caught fire in Cottage Grove

Officials say the truck was a total loss and that the fire started in the engine compartment.

Tailgate Spotlight: Mesher's magic ribs

Page Mesher and Scott Spaan have been grilling at Autzen Stadium for thirty-one years. They went from cooking with a hibachi to grilling hundreds of ribs.

Stalking reports spike at University of Oregon

The annual crime report released by the university says there were 21 reports of stalking on the University of Oregon campus last year, a 200% increase from the year before

OHSU's alleged misuse of sperm donation a violation of trust, UO professor says

Dr. Bryce Cleary says they agreed to only use his sperm for five babies, but so far 17 children have been found to exist.

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