Matt Templeman

Matt Templeman is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable local news anchors in Western Oregon.

Title: Anchor
matttempleman@kezi.com

Matt Templeman is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable local news anchors in Western Oregon. Broadcasting throughout this community for more than twenty years. Matt anchors KEZI 9 News every weeknight at 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Matt earned his Broadcast Communications degree from Washington State University, and began working in television as a sports reporter in Kennewick, Washington. He came to the KEZI 9 News team initially in 1993 as a sports reporter/anchor. He moved from the sports department to news in 1996, and in 1999, left for Spokane, Washington, where he began anchoring alongside Renee McCullough. In 2003, Matt came back to the Eugene/Springfield area as a news anchor, and most recently returned to the KEZI 9 News team to anchor the early evening newscasts with Renee.

Matt is involved in several local non-profit organizations including the Alzheimer’s Association, Pearl Buck Center, hosting numerous fundraisers for these groups over the years.

Matt and his wife have been married since 1995 and have three boys, Spencer, Avery, and Tate.

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Recent Posts by Matt Templeman

One dead after crash near Brownsville

Wreck involves log truck and one other vehicle

Man dies in ODOT mowing accident near Tenmile

Oregon Department of Transportation crews reported the emergency at about 9:15, near milepost 59.

Special Report: Mayor Lucy Vinis talks homeless crisis in Eugene

It seems Eugene’s homeless are everywhere you look, and many are wondering: does Eugene have a solution?

Springfield man arrested in child prostitution sting

A man was arrested after arranging to meet up with detective posing as 12-year-old girl online.

Special Report: Missing Lives

Robert Richardson went missing Valentine's Day of 2012.

Special Report: Bait Bikes

KEZI 9 News anchor Matt Templeman rode along with Eugene police, who go undercover to crack down on property crimes, to find out why it happens so often and why there’s so little police can do about it.

Fundraiser to help Harrisburg teenager hit by suspected drunk driver

Deputies say the driver who hit Jimmy Holland was drunk.

Destination Oregon! More people are moving to the Beaver State

A new study shows Oregon is a popular landing spot for family and lifestyle reasons.

Pair accused of stealing Springfield packages

An alert neighbor called police after seeing the man and woman riding bikes while carrying Amazon boxes.

Loggers find dog belonging to missing Azalea man

A search of the area led to the missing man's truck but no sign of Terry Dodds.

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