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Emma Jerome

Emma Jerome joined KEZI 9 News as a news reporter in January 2019.

Title: Reporter

Emma Jerome joined KEZI 9 News as a news reporter in January 2019.

A proud Coug, Emma graduated from Washington State University with degrees in broadcast news and Spanish. While at Washington State, Emma reported and produced for Murrow News 8. In 2018, Emma also interned in the news department at KHQ 6, Spokane’s NBC affiliate. Previously, Emma was executive producer for Cable 8 Productions, producing local programming on campus at WSU.

Born and raised in the Seattle area, Emma loves the Pacific Northwest and says she has coffee coursing through her veins. You can follow Emma on Facebook and Twitter, or send her a story idea at

Recent Posts by Emma Jerome

Lane County Jail making changes to help stop spread of coronavirus

Anybody who is booked into jail and is going to stay in the jail is booked into a single cell for a seven-day observation period.

Lane County teams up with local restaurants to feed homeless

Lane County, Food for Lane County, and local restaurants have joined together in a relief effort to feed the homeless at Lane County's temporary respite shelters.

Minister reassures community after possible COVID-19 exposure at service

April Oristano is a minister at the First Christian Church in Eugene and said that they have strictly been following the governor's recommendations and orders.

Husband, friend remember coronavirus victim, urge caution

"She had touched so many people's hearts in her life that they were kind of shining that love back on me."

EXCLUSIVE: 4J employee, widower of COVID-19 victim speaks out

Brian Alexander lost his wife to COVID-19 and then learned he was positive, as well. Tune in tonight at 5 & 6 for the exclusive story of his loss and hope, only on KEZI 9 News.

Gun sales surge amid coronavirus concerns

"Our warehouse is basically empty and everything we have is in the store."

Food delivery drivers find varied levels of work amid coronavirus

"Once this all started it actually kind of worked out where I was making enough money on a daily basis with this that I figured could actually survive."

Possible shutdowns would not affect local first responders, officials say

With various cities and states around the world shutting down, neighbors are talking about what that might look like here.

4J bus driver exposed to coronavirus; test results pending

In a press conference Thursday, Lane County Public Health shared that a staff member at 4J has been tested for coronavirus.

Price gouging spikes in wake of coronavirus

In Oregon price gouging is defined as charging 15% or more than before the state of emergency for a product deemed essential to keep people safe.

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