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Matt Templeman

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

Title: Anchor

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

Special Report: Killing of Eugene teens solved 44 years later

Just as detectives closed in, the culprit committed suicide.

A ring, two chairs and each other: Couple appreciates the little things after Holiday Farm Fire

Geoff and Lisa Blumhagen got out safely, but they left a lifetime of photos, treasures and more behind.

Eugene Pro Rodeo organizers back in the saddle for 30th year

Organizers are expecting big crowds for this weekend’s event.

Two dogs die in RV fire in Eugene

Fire crews say two dogs died in fire that destroyed an RV.

Father who lost children in wreck near Brownsville reflects one year later

One year ago, three close-knit siblings went to take their dog to their mom, a vet, and were hit by an alleged drunk driver.

Man in custody after standoff closes rest area near Cottage Grove

The standoff situation began just before 10 a.m.

Multiple fires burning in Fern Ridge area

The fires are burning near Kirk Road and Clear Lake Road.

Pedestrian hit and killed on I-5

State troopers say the man ran into the path of a northbound pickup.

Human remains found in Linn County identified

Mark Hardin was first reported missing in 2011

Eugene police search for stabbing suspect

Stabbing happened on July 18th in the area of Chambers and W. 18th Ave.

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