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.

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

With hate crimes up, Eugene looks to increase penalties

The number of hate crimes reported in Eugene continues to rise, and city councilors are hoping increased penalties for violators might help curb the trend.

Man travels from Indonesia to Oregon to get vaccine

A retired navy service member says he flew all the way to Oregon from Indonesia just to get his COVID-19 vaccine.

Small used car lots struggle despite hot used car market

Used car prices have been off the charts, and it’s nearly putting some smaller used car lots out of business.

Scientists still surveying scope of tree damage following heat wave

Scientists are still trying to figure out the extent of the damage to western Oregon trees after a historic heat wave scorched leaves and needles across the state.

Lane Community College to require vaccines in fall

School officials plans to start an awareness campaign to let students and faculty know about the requirement soon.

Crash on I-5 slows traffic near Creswell

There is no word on injuries.

Evacuation zones will help residents escape in case of emergency

Local leaders in Eugene and Springfield are launching a new way to help residents near both cities evacuate in the event of an emergency.

Timber Unity collecting supplies for Bootleg fire evacuees

Much-needed supplies for those affected by the Bootleg Fire in Klamath County will soon be on the way.

Camp Noah supports children impacted by Holiday Farm Fire

Children impacted by the Holiday Farm Fire have a summer camp just for them next month.

Eugene vandalism charges climbed 63 percent in 2020

An analysis of a recent annual report from the Eugene Police Department reveals incidents of vandalism rose 63% in 2020.

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