KEZI-TV/Chambers Communications Corp. Records


This collection contains inventories of the KEZI-TV news station in Eugene, Oregon. KEZI-TV is a local ABC affiliate that was owned by Chambers Communications Corp. from 1959-2014. The station produced daily TV news and feature programming. The collection includes complete news stories (short and in-depth), raw footage, interviews, B-roll, some complete newscasts, year-end retrospectives, sports shows, and miscellaneous content produced or purchased by Chambers Communications Corp. The bulk of the news collection covers 1966-1997; “miscellaneous” content ranges from 1938-2011.

News clips from July 1966- Sept. 1980 have all been digitized to digital video files. Descriptions of these clips are available in a searchable Excel spreadsheet (see below).

News clips from 1980-1981 have all been digitized to digital video files. News clips from 1982-1997 have all been digitized to DVD. For these years, the station maintained indexes of story titles and broadcast logs of each daily newscast. These documents have been scanned as searchable pdfs and are available in chronological order below. Researchers and producers may request clips from this collection by sending an email to For instructions on how to use the broadcast logs and story indexes to find and request footage, please consult the "KEZI Instructions READ ME" file.

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