Jacob Roberts

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

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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

New community birth center opening in Springfield

Following the closure of PeaceHealth’s Family Birth Center in 2019, local advocates of natural births have stepped up to create more options for Springfield residents.

Interim Springfield Police chief to provide update on department Monday

The chief will give city councilors an update on his work to modernize the department.

Human Bean holds 16th annual Coffee for a Cure event Friday

Coffee-chain The Human Bean held its nationwide Coffee for a Cure fundraiser Friday.

Crews extinguish house fire in Dexter

Investigators aren’t sure what caused a fire that damaged a home in Dexter Thursday morning.

Great Oregon ShakeOut Day prepares residents for earthquakes

Over 540,000 Oregonians registered to say they were going to participate in the drill.

Voters to decide on renewing tax for Western Lane Ambulance District

In less than two weeks, a special election will determine the future of ambulance services in western Lane County.

Cottage Grove police clear up rumors about school threat

Police are trying to clear up rumors about a reported threat involving Cottage Grove High School.

Dozens protest Fern Ridge School District as state vaccine mandate takes effect

Dozens of community members held signs and chanted outside district offices on Territorial Highway against mandates and mask requirements.

Officials hopeful grant money will fund upgrades to Bohemia Park

The park on South 10th Street plays host to many visitors and events each year and is a big economic boon for Cottage Grove.

Food for Lane County makes final push to fund warehouse upgrades

The organization hopes to raise the rest of the money by the end of the year so renovations can begin in January.

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