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

Brush fire breaks out near Springfield

Firefighters responded at about 2 p.m. to a blaze burning along Upper Camp Creek Road.

Majority of Roseburg School Board supports renaming high school mascot

No decision was made tonight on the mascot.

ODF receives millions to prevent wildfires

To help prevent a large-scale inferno like what Oregon saw in 2020, state lawmakers awarded the Oregon Department of Forestry nearly $5 million for fuel reduction across the state.

University of Oregon to start vaccinating students and staff

Recipients can sign up starting Monday for time slots between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on April 21, 22, 28, or 29 at Autzen Stadium

Economic Development Agency hears proposals for Glenwood project

SEDA did not make a decision Monday night.

More Springfield police officers placed on leave

KEZI appealed the public request denial and we're waiting to hear back from the Lane County District Attorney's Office.

Possible space debris found in Alsea Bay

The object found in Alsea Bay was taken to a secure location for further evaluation.

GAPS puts pause on police officers welcoming students on their first day

Some parents expressed their disapproval on social media saying the district made a bad decision to keep police officers away from campus.

Amtrak looking to enhance service across the country and here in Oregon

President Biden's infrastructure bill proposes allocating $80 million to Amtrak.

Body pulled from Willamette River identified

The man has been identified.

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