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.
Preliminary investigation revealed a Dodge Pickup, driven by 60-year-old Matthew Wignall left the roadway, traveled through the brush, and down an embankment.
Eugene Police Patrol as well as Violent Crimes Unit responded to the scene.
Neighbors are speaking out after a woman was found dead in her grandson's home on Saturday night.
“I was just stunned. I couldn't believe all this. There's been some commotion going on before but nothing like this,” said guest Gina Brewer.
Nyara Sabally led the Ducks with 14 points but left the game late in the third quarter with a left ankle injury.
A fire that swept through tractors and lawn mowers in a storage lot on Saturday night is currently under investigation.
On the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 death in the state, OHA took the time to recognize the 2,322 people who have died over the last year.
The number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Oregon dropped by more than 15% in one day.
Oregon Health Authority reported 211 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 157,285.
With COVID-19 transmission falling in Lane County, PeaceHealth will ease its temporary “no-visitor” policy at all four Oregon hospitals to allow one visitor per day, per patient, with some limited exceptions.