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

Black bears spotted in Eugene city limits

Here's what to do to keep bears away.

UOPD launches new diversity and inclusion initiative

On top of that, UOPD is in the process of hiring 12 new unarmed community services.

New low cost airline begins service to Eugene

Avelo airlines will offer daily flights leaving from Eugene to Burbank at 9:55 a.m.

Gov. Brown gives approval to vaccinate ages 12 to 15

The governor made the decision based on an analysis done by Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup.

Civilian review board hears results of internal Eugene Police investigation

In the end, board members agreed with the chief that this violated policies but chose not to reopen the investigation.

SEDA approves purchasing land in Glenwood

This property is in the same area where two developers are bidding to build along the Willamette River waterfront.

Vandalism urging defunding of police targets Eugene city councilors

The city said they won't release the names of the councilors to respect their privacy.

New homeless camp pops up under Ferry Street Bridge

he bridge was damaged in April near Country Club road from the fire and explosion.

Father of teen found dead in Texas shares son's struggles with mental health

The teen is the third person found dead at a recycling center in the Austin area this year, according to a local ABC affiliate.

Owner of viral video of mask assault says it was 'coordinated.'

Blansett was cited for second-degree trespassing, assault, and criminal mischief.

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