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

Walmart to phase out sale of e-cigarettes

Walmart will no longer sell e-cigarettes once their inventory runs out.

Shotgun-wielding Eugene man charged with menacing

Police were called to the incident in south Eugene at about 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

University District Hospital still on modified lockdown after threat

Police have suspended the case.

Cougar killed in Sweet Home

One Sweet Home family says they had no choice but to kill a cougar that was killing livestock and getting too close to their children's trampoline.

Creswell man in need of prosthetic leg dies

Last month KEZI 9 News featured Doug Soy's daughter who was holding a car wash fundraiser to help buy a prosthetic leg.

Oregon public university workers authorize strike

The strike would begin Sept. 30 at 7 a.m. across all public university campus's in the state.

Driver taken to hospital after crash near Eugene

The Lane County Sheriff’s Office said three vehicles driven by teenagers were traveling together.

Springfield City Council will wait to decide the future of the Patrician

The future of the Patrician mobile home park will have to wait another two weeks after the Springfield City Council closed public hearing on the matter Monday night.

Nurses picket at Good Samaritan in Corvallis

The Oregon Nurses Association, which represents over 500 nurses at Good Samaritan, says the hospital is overworking and understaffing their hospital.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Eugene bicyclist hurt in hit-and-run crash

The crash was caught on camera by a nearby business.

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