Evita Garza

Evita Garza joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in June 2019.

Title: Reporter

Evita Garza joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in June 2019.

Evita was born and raised in Portland, graduating from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. While in school, Evita interned at KOIN 6 News, the CBS affiliate in Portland. She also reported and produced for UO’s student-run broadcasts, Duck TV News and Oregon News.

An Oregon native, Evita is excited to be telling stories in her home state.
When she’s not chasing stories, Evita loves trying new foods, movies and hanging out with her dog.

Have a news tip? Evita wants to hear from you! Email her at: You can also follow Evita on Twitter.

Recent Posts by Evita Garza

Roseburg offering grants to boost tourism year-round

Officials say the grant aims at businesses and organizations that need funding for large events they’re hosting or new projects for the city.

Hundreds gather for Douglas County Annual Veteran's Day Parade

The parade started on SE Fowler Street and concluded right in front of the Douglas County Courthouse on SE Douglas Avenue.

Veterans attend third-annual Vets and their Pets event

Organizers say the goal is to honor veterans and their families by providing them with resources and other services before Veterans Day.

UCC plans new memorial to honor shooting victims

The project will cost $100,000, officials said.

Mercy Medical Center uses art to comfort patients

“The reason I’ve done this for so long is that it is satisfying to know that people are really enjoying it and looking at it and finding comfort."

World is in 'climate emergency,' OSU researchers say

The study was led Professor William Ripple and Research Associate Christopher Wolf.

Roseburg man accused of abandoning child could face 6 years, $125K fine

Garcia could face up to 6 years in jail and a fine of more than $125,000.

Roseburg bank collecting coats and more for foster kids

Representatives from the branch say they are looking for new and gently used coats, mittens, sweaters, hats and other clothing items that could keep kids warm.

Fire destroys mobile home in Myrtle Creek

The homeowner, who was the sole resident, was in Roseburg at the time of the fire.

Woman found dead in Myrtle Creek was always helping others, friends say

Susan Cason's remains were found in Myrtle Creek in September.

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