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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

Some study abroad programs canceled due to coronavirus

The University of Oregon said they are asking eight students who are studying in South Korea to return to the United States

Staff members put out fire at elementary school

The Lane Fire Authority was called to the school around 5 p.m. but when they arrived, they found the fire had already been put out by a teacher and a maintenance worker

Springfield City Council supports body cameras for police

Police report that this implementation would cost over $1.3 million throughout a five-year span.

Cap and Trade one step close to a senate vote

Cap-and-Trade was passed out of the Senate Natural Resources Subcommittee and is now headed to the Joint Ways and Means Committee.

Minivan destroyed by intense fire

Coburg Fire and Rescue were called to Travel America on Industrial Way and Pearl St around 3:30 p.m.

Lane County man leaves quarantine of cruise ship passengers

He said he chose to go home because a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention agent in Cambodia cleared him from possibly having the virus.

UO advisory board proposes tuition increase

This is only a plan and nothing is set in stone until the board of trustees makes a final approval.

Couple celebrates 71 years of marriage on Valentine's Day

Mariam and Ward Gross tied the knot on May 21, 1948, when Mariam was 22 and Ward was 23.

Motorcyclist hospitalized after serious crash

Springfield Police say they were called to Commercial Street and E Street around 6:30 p.m.

Five in voluntary self-isolation after testing negative for coronavirus

No one in Lane County has been diagnosed with coronanvirus

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