Chris Liedle

Reporter

Chris Liedle
Chris Liedle
Reporter
Chris Liedle is very proud to be a part of the KVAL news team as a multi-media journalist and is excited to make Eugene his new home.

From San Diego, Chris is all about southern California. He loves to surf, be outdoors, and find the sun. Eugene is a transition for him, but he enjoys Eugene’s culture and loves the activities Oregon has to offer.

Chris graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles with a degree in History and a minor in Film and Television. After obtaining his Bachelor’s, Chris interned at San Diego’s Fox channel KSWB, where he gained experience in producing, filming, and editing. During his internship, he continued ocean lifeguarding for the City of Del Mar, a job he’s held since he was sixteen. He has been showcased on The Weather Channel’s docudrama “Lifeguard!” and has competed in multiple state competitions.

Chris hopes to be an anchor in the next few years. He loves meeting people, so don’t be afraid of saying “hello!” You’ll most likely spot Chris hiking the Ridgeline Trail with his camera, mountain biking in the Cascades, or at a Thai restaurant downtown.

Recent stories by Chris Liedle

Local & Regional Lebanon committee works toward skate park dream Lebanon committee works toward skate park dream(Video)
Just days after the grand opening of Eugene's Washington-Jefferson Skate Park, boarders in Lebanon started making moves to build a park of their own.

"This is the temporary slab that we built, mainly to get the community to see that we are here and we're ready to go. And it gave the kids something for now,” said Briese.
Local & Regional Officers train for Police Unity Tour: 'We ride for those who died' Officers train for Police Unity Tour: 'We ride for those who died'(Photo Gallery)(Video)
Law enforcement officers from across the nation will soon take part in the Police Unity Tour, a 300-mile bike ride from New Jersey to Washington D.C. honoring their fallen comrades.

An Oregon team of officers trained for the ride on Sunday, almost two months before they fly out east for the ride.
Local & Regional 'Hand-plowing gives us an opportunity to work the soil early' 'Hand-plowing gives us an opportunity to work the soil early'(Photo Gallery)(Video)
As is the case with most industries, farming has been revolutionized over the past few decades with giant leaps in agricultural technologies.

In this day and age, hand plowing seems to be a thing of the past. Yet one Philomath farm says getting your hands dirty can give you an advantage over the competitors.
Local & Regional Coaching sled hockey: 'I found this and fell in love with it' Coaching sled hockey: 'I found this and fell in love with it'(Photo Gallery)(Video)
Passing the puck, skating down the rink, and shooting on goal. Iraq War veteran James Oppelt led coaching drills Saturday afternoon for about 40 physically disabled players, teaching the sport called sled hockey.

“I was wounded in Iraq and the ability to play sports was taken from me. I found this, and fell in love with it,” Oppelt said.
Politics Whoville rejects City of Eugene's proposed relocation site Whoville rejects City of Eugene's proposed relocation site(Photo Gallery)(Video)
Homeless advocates and community groups handed the City of Eugene a counter proposal, opposing the city manager’s proposal for the third “rest stop” site at the southwest corner of Northwest Expressway and Chambers Street, intended to take in the people living at Whoville who have been asked to move by April 1.