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.
A man was arrested after arranging to meet up with detective posing as 12-year-old girl online.
Robert Richardson went missing Valentine's Day of 2012.
KEZI 9 News anchor Matt Templeman rode along with Eugene police, who go undercover to crack down on property crimes, to find out why it happens so often and why there’s so little police can do about it.
Deputies say the driver who hit Jimmy Holland was drunk.
A new study shows Oregon is a popular landing spot for family and lifestyle reasons.
An alert neighbor called police after seeing the man and woman riding bikes while carrying Amazon boxes.
A search of the area led to the missing man's truck but no sign of Terry Dodds.
Investigators have not identified the adult found inside the Toledo home.
Police say the man contacted the teen through a Craigslist ad related to babysitting.
UPDATE: The bomb squad has given the all clear.