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Connor McCarthy

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

Title: Reporter

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

Recent Posts by Connor McCarthy

Oregon Department of Education releases guidelines for remote learning

The department is calling this campaign, "Distance Learning for All."

UO answers questions about remote spring term in virtual town hall

The university answered questions about tuition, commencement, and the structure of the spring quarter.

Springfield couple postpones their wedding because of the pandemic

Jeni Riley and Bruce MacLeod were supposed to get married at the end of April.

UO reduces student fees for spring term due to COVID-19

The school said there will be a 34% decrease in student fees going from $500.25 to $328.25.

Oregon lawmakers ask for a major disaster declaration

The letter is co-signed by all of Oregon's senators and representatives in the house from both sides of the aisle.

UO asking for donations to help students affected by COVID-19

The university has seen a 500% increase in students asking for financial help through the crisis fund.

Oregonians trapped in Peru due to coronavirus

Dene Benton said her friend Holly Marie-Cook, from Oregon City, has been trapped in Peru since March 12 with her son Phoenix.

OSP looking for suspect invloved in an assault on I-5

A pickup truck may have been involved in an assault.

Local 'broista' brews cups of conversation in times of uncertainty

Despite the emptiness, the customers who roll up to her window are given a full cup of conversation.

Temperature screenings for all visitors and employees begin at hospitals

PeaceHealth and McKenzie-Willamette announced this policy change Friday afternoon.

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