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Connor McCarthy

Connor McCarthy joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in August 2019.

Title: Reporter
connormccarthy@kezi.com

Connor McCarthy joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in August 2019.

Connor graduated from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor's of Science, majoring in journalism and minoring in political science.

During college, Connor worked for Cal Poly's student-run media organization, Mustang News. Connor interned at ABC News, working out of the ABC News bureau in Washington, D.C., under David Kerley and Pierre Thomas. Connor has also interned at KNBC (NBC LA) in Los Angeles and KSBY, the NBC-affiliate in San Luis Obispo.

Connor was born and raised in San Diego, California. In his free time, he loves to hike and be in the ocean. If you have a news tip for Connor, you can email him at connormccarthy@kezi.com.

Recent Posts by Connor McCarthy

Lawmakers propose raising Oregon's minimum wage to $17 an hour

The bill is still in its early stages and is still sitting on the House Speaker's desk for the first read.

Some high school football spectators may have to pay to livestream games

NFHS offers a $10.99 monthly subscription or a $69.99 annual subscription.

Flu activity low this year, CDC says

However, officials said this trend will not likely last for the next flu season.

Blood supply low, demand high after winter storm

Mayor Lucy Vinis will be donating blood to help with the shortage.

Springfield settles lawsuit with Ryan Stone

Stone signed this separation agreement on Dec. 31, 2020, and the contract went into effect the following day.

Fire tears through house in Cottage Grove, teen under investigation

One witness told KEZI, a neighbor ran inside the house to rescue a 13-year-old boy who was home alone.

Community members rally behind Eugene family targeted by hate

The Lane County Sherriff's Office is still investigating the incident.

4J to begin vaccinating staff with second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

There will be vaccination clinics every Friday until all staff is fully vaccinated.

Bond measure could lead to new criminal justice complex in Benton County

When it comes to the iconic courthouse in downtown Corvallis, Nick Kruth said there are preservation plans in the works.

Memory care workers protest for change at The Rawlin

Employees said understaffing contributed to 23 deaths over the last nine weeks, with only six due to COVID-19.

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Lane10311128
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Linn359757
Malheur335158
Polk306942
Klamath279655
Douglas250555
Josephine236152
Benton234816
Jefferson196228
Coos150020
Union128519
Columbia127121
Wasco122126
Lincoln113620
Hood River106929
Morrow105014
Crook77618
Clatsop7756
Baker6619
Curry4296
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