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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

Search effort underway outside Eugene

Lane County Sheriff Search and Rescue crews are on scene at a property outside Eugene.

Cases at UO spike; three outbreaks tied to dorms

It's less than two weeks since the start of winter term at the University of Oregon and cases are already climbing.

New report details threat of erosion from Holiday Farm Fire

Working together, state and federal agencies recently released a series of reports detailing the threat of erosion left behind by several major wildfire

Wyden: Support for impeachment growing by the hour

“I believe what we’re seeing in the House is starting to be a groundswell,” Wyden said.

Under pressure, Philomath schools prepare to open classrooms

Interim superintendent Susan Halliday acknowledged that plans to get students in the classrooms have fallen behind.

Thurston senior living community begins vaccine distribution

A Thurston long-term care facility has seen zero cases of COVID-19, and with the arrival of a vaccine to the facility Friday -- it might stay that way.

New student high-rise on track for completion in fall 2022

Construction is underway on a student housing high-rise on East Broadway in Eugene.

Springfield man accused of trying to kill mother

Springfield Police say the argument started over money.

Donations up as thrift stores remain busy in pandemic

Leaders of St. Vincent de Paul say donations are up at their stores, as many look to stretch their dollar further amid a pandemic.

State of the County address held virtually Monday

A virtual State of the County was held Monday in Lane County.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 133851

Reported Deaths: 1803
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah28467459
Washington18734171
Marion16247239
Clackamas11698138
Lane8353109
Jackson693085
Umatilla679368
Deschutes499936
Yamhill319045
Malheur313552
Linn311646
Polk245540
Klamath242838
Josephine174333
Benton170514
Jefferson170525
Douglas168743
Union111416
Wasco108123
Columbia104918
Lincoln99617
Hood River95421
Coos93815
Morrow93810
Clatsop6865
Crook62110
Baker5685
Tillamook3652
Curry3245
Lake2305
Grant2131
Harney1754
Wallowa963
Gilliam511
Sherman470
Wheeler201
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