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Jacob Roberts

Jacob Roberts joined KEZI 9 News This Morning as a news reporter in November of 2019.

Title: Reporter
jacobroberts@kezi.com

Jacob Roberts joined KEZI 9 News This Morning as a news reporter in November of 2019.

Jacob was born and raised in Portland, graduating from the University of Portland with a degree in communication. Jacob comes to KEZI 9 News after several years at the Montana Television Network, a CBS-affiliate station group, where he worked as a morning anchor and reporter. Before that, Jacob was an intern at KDRV in Medford and wrote for the University of Portland’s student newspaper, The Beacon.

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Jacob is no stranger to the outdoors. He enjoys spending the weekends camping and skiing on Mount Hood with his family.

Have a news tip? Jacob wants to hear from you! Email him at: jacobroberts@kezi.com. You can also follow Jacob on Twitter.

Recent Posts by Jacob Roberts

Lane County sets aside more money for wildfire response

Lane County is freeing up $1 million to respond to the Holiday Farm Fire.

Springfield health food store owner in jail on meth charges

According to his LinkedIn profile, Daily is the manager, buyer and owner of the store and has worked there for 26 years.

No Service: Areas in Holiday Farm Fire lack phone, 911 access

Communications infrastructure destroyed in the Holiday Farm Fire is a large public safety concern, Oregon’s U.S. senators said during a news conference Saturday.

'A treasure of the McKenzie': Firefighters recount saving Goodpasture Bridge

Training Capt. David Sherwood said he was initially doubtful about the crew’s ability to protect the 82-year-old structure from the fast-moving wildfire.

UO again targeted by vandals

Profanity and derogatory phrases towards law enforcement were found on Johnson Hall, as well as on some sidewalks and surrounding areas including The Duck Store.

Archie Creek firefighter found dead in car at staging area

No foul play is suspected.

School districts postpone in-person K-3 as Lane County numbers surge

Fern Ridge School District learned Monday that Lane County’s latest metric is 30.6 per 100,000 and a positivity rate of 5.2%.

Archie Creek Fire containment grows to 10%

There will also be a private meeting for landowners to learn about the status of their properties.

Visitors flock to Oregon coast for holiday weekend

Crowds of visitors took to Oregon’s coastal towns and beaches Saturday

PeaceHealth doctor urges public to get flu vaccine

Area healthcare providers are urging everyone to get a flu vaccine this year, as concerns about treating both flu patients and COVID-19 patients grow.

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