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Jacob Roberts

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

Title: Reporter

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.

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Recent Posts by Jacob Roberts

Lebanon veterans' home reports second coronavirus death

A second resident of the Oregon Veterans' Home in Lebanon died Sunday, according to a post by the organization's Facebook page.

What COVID-19 means for people living with HIV

Medical experts say it’s too early to know exactly how people living with HIV may be affected by COVID-19.

OSU collects thousands of masks, gloves for health care workers

Oregon State University is providing supplies to healthcare workers in Oregon as they confront a growing number of COVID-19 cases in the state.

Two taken to hospital after fire in Springfield

Two people were taken to the hospital after a house fire in Springfield Wednesday morning.

DeFazio: Economic relief package must prioritize workers

Democratic Congressman Peter DeFazio is weighing in on the effort to get a coronavirus relief bill through congress.

Lane County Jail temporarily moves to online-only visitation

Starting Tuesday, March 24, the jail is temporarily moving to online-only visits for inmates.

Eugene YMCA, school districts partner to provide childcare for first responders

Eugene YMCA CEO Brian Steffen said 45 children have been signed up for childcare so far.

Brown issues 'stay at home' order, effective immediately

Governor Kate Brown ordered Oregonians to stay at home or face the penalty of a misdemeanor.

Eugene barbershop voluntarily closes, urges others to follow suit

Damon said employees work inches from customers’ faces, and closing his business will help keep customers and employees safe.

Marist High School moves to remote learning during coronavirus

Most students are out of class across the state, and with Governor Kate Brown’s latest order, they won't be returning until April 28.

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