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

GAPS school board begins process to find an interim superintendent

The board will reconvene on Friday during a meeting at 5 p.m. to decide on the plan.

Albany school board fires superintendent

Melissa Goff's last day will be July 24.

Crews put out brush fire near Goshen

Flames got within feet of a house.

Junction City mill fire still burning days later

This is the third fire at the mill since 2017 but Van Wyk said they're going to do their best to recover.

Arson may be cause of Skinner Butte fires

Investigators ask that anyone who was at the park Saturday evening and saw something suspicious call Eugene Police.

Former grass seed manager sentenced to federal prison

Court documents outline Claypool directed Jacklin Seed employees to fulfill customer orders with different varieties of grass seeds than the customers ordered

Homeless camper makes a last stand under Ferry Street Bridge

The man said every time the city moves him, he has to start his life over from scratch.

Anna Scharf selected to replace former Rep. Mike Nearman

According to her LinkedIn profile, Scharf was a policy analyst in the state Legislature. She is also a former aide to Nearman.

Jack Fire grows to 1,500 acres in Douglas County

So far the fire is 0% contained.

WinCo puts fence up around old Shopko site despite court battle

A final decision from the Oregon Court of Appeals is not yet in, but WinCo appears to be moving forward with construction plans in northeast Eugene.

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