Connor McCarthy

Connor McCarthy joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in August 2019.

Title: Reporter
connormccarthy@kezi.com

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 connormccarthy@kezi.com.

Recent Posts by Connor McCarthy

State law makers discuss more police reform legislation

There are four legislative concepts in discussion.

Pro-police, Trump rally gathers in Junction City

Around 300 people lined the street for 10 blocks, waving American flags and chanting "U.S.A" starting at 4 p.m.

Protesters march in Springfield over arrests made the night before

About 150 people showed up at Safeway on Q Street around 7 p.m.

Candlelight vigil held at Clearwater Park for missing swimmer

A group gathered for a vigil for a missing swimmer.

City and county leaders discuss the growing homeless poulation in Eugene and Lane County

he numbers show there are over 9,000 people who are considered homeless in Eugene,

Local pastor cited for trying to stop thief with gun

According to court documents, Crossfire Ministries pastor, Aaron Taylor, confronted 44-year-old Ramiro Mata in the Lowe's parking lot on West 11th Avenue.

Elk Horn owner speaks out after brewery targeted in riot

Stephen Sheehan said he is still assessing the financial cost of the vandalism.

Local business leaders react to Saturday's riot

The chief engineer for the Wells Fargo building said damage could cost anywhere between $20,000 to $30,000.

Florence businesses close over COVID-19 concerns

Four businesses in Florence closed this week over coronavirus concerns.

BLM protest turns into open forum with counter-protesters

For over two hours, 300 people listened to viewpoints on systemic racism, defunding the police, as well as white supremacy.

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