Author Archives: richardlindfors

Scaling the Summit

Skiers and snowboarders overcome injuries to return to the mountains DENVER — While speeding downhill at a race at Keystone resort, University of Oregon student Zoe Faselt hit a bump in the course, attempted to correct herself, and ended up … Continue reading

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Asman’s Balance

UO Student reaches for musical dreams while juggling school, work, and a band. By Rick Lindfors – J361 staff writer Eugene, Ore — The room is 10 feet by 15 feet. A drum set occupies one corner, and guitar and … Continue reading

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Q&A with Lauren Lee from KVAL

I had the chance to sit down with KVAL news reporter Lauren Lee and talk about how she got started in journalism and what a day working for KVAL is like for a reporter.  Why did you decide to go … Continue reading

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UO Students Disapprove of Fees but are Divided on Use

Student fees will go to renovation of facilities The Erb Memorial Union will receive student fees for renovation. Photo: andrechinn (Flickr) By Rick Lindfors – J361 staff writer EUGENE, Ore – University of Oregon students are divided on how an … Continue reading

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Why is This So Good? An Anderson Cooper Interview

By Rick Lindfors – J361 staff writer Photo: Andre-Pierre (Flickr CC) Anderson Cooper is the host of Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN. Recently, he has been in Boston covering the Boston Marathon bombings.  He has been interviewing victims in the … Continue reading

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Beat Blog: National and Minnesotan Broadcasters to Follow

By Rick Lindfors – J361 staff writer Television news stations tweet breaking news, teasers for feature programs, sports scores, and culture stories. Local stations and reporters also retweet their national affiliates and ask viewers questions pertaining to local culture, sports, … Continue reading

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For Eugene, Marathon is a Symbol of Strength

Citizens say the run must go on despite Boston Attack Photo: IceNineJon (Flickr) By Rick Lindfors – J361 staff writer EUGENE, Ore – Eugene residents believe that even with the risk of danger at a public event, fear should not … Continue reading

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Paper Pages Give Way to Web Pages

Students Say the Internet is the New News Medium Photo: Official U.S. Navy Imagery (Flickr) By Rick Lindfors – J 361 Staff Writer EUGENE, Ore — A survey of University of Oregon students conducted last week shows that online media … Continue reading

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Beat Post – Television Reporters Both Minnesotan and National

I aspire to be a television reporter/anchor after college.  My favorite journalists can often be found speaking on state and national broadcasts Rick Lindfors Tom Brokaw Photo: david_shankbone (Flickr) Tom Brokaw was the first journalist I followed seriously.  My parents … Continue reading

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Introducing Rick Lindfors, Student Journalist

Hello, I’m Rick Lindfors and I aspire to be a television reporter after I graduate from the University of Oregon.  I would like to report for cable networks or for broadcast stations like KMSP and KSTP.  I enjoy reporting on … Continue reading

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