Carley Gomez joins KMTR News Source 16 as a weekend sports reporter and evening news producer. She comes to Eugene from Orange County, California where she attended California State University, Fullerton. Carley received her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and minored in radio/tv/film.
She got her start working behind the scenes for FOX News Channel’s Los Angeles Bureau where she worked on various projects including: The Sean Hannity Show, the Academy Awards Red Carpet Interviews, and The Grammy Awards Red Carpet Interviews. In college Carley hosted her own radio show and anchored at the University’s news station. She’s done freelance work for “Inside Texas Golf,” a program touring golf courses. Carley was the Line producer for a production company in Los Angeles working on the feature film “Noble Fir.”
Carley has had a passion for sports since she was a little girl rooting on the Los Angeles Angel’s and Denver Bronco’s. She spends most of her free time watching games and going to sporting events. Carley loves dogs, snowboarding, and trying new restaurants.
By Carley GomezPublished: Sep 19, 2014 at 3:26 PM PSTLast Updated: Sep 19, 2014 at 4:03 PM PST
Eugene Police said they’ve started an undercover social media sting operation to catch sexual predators, and their results are eye-opening.
Detectives posted on a social media site as an underage teen on Friday morning. Within 3 hours they received 85 texts from different numbers, all from people hoping to meet up with who they thought was a young female.
“If they're responding to these ads, they've done it before. That's the worry. That there's children being victimized and we're just scratching the surface,” said Sgt. McKee.
By Carley GomezPublished: Sep 3, 2014 at 6:45 PM PSTLast Updated: Sep 3, 2014 at 6:45 PM PST
A new study ranking the top 100 high schools in Oregon placed 20 local schools on the list. The Portland-based website GoLocalPDX.com conducted the study using rankings from Babson College in Massachusetts.
By Carley GomezPublished: Aug 26, 2014 at 8:43 PM PSTLast Updated: Aug 28, 2014 at 9:06 PM PST
The unveiling of the Simpsons mural in at 5th and Main in downtown Springfield came with cheers and a much-needed confirmation for residents.
“You win, yes. Springfield is home of the Simpsons,” said Yeardly Smith, the voice behind Lisa Simpson.
Just like the introduction to one of America’s favorite cartoons, the unveiling was paired with a performance by the Springfield band, school buses, and even some of the beloved characters from the show.
By Carley GomezPublished: Jul 19, 2014 at 4:51 PM PSTLast Updated: Jul 20, 2014 at 6:32 PM PST
The second annual Eugene Running Of The Bulls took place in Alton Baker Park this morning. With their skates laced and horns strapped to their helmets, the Emerald City Roller Girls were ready to chase runners through the 4-mile course.
Fees from the fun run help the Emerald City Roller Girls pay for track time, travel expenses, and uniforms.
By Carley GomezPublished: Jul 19, 2014 at 4:27 PM PSTLast Updated: Jul 20, 2014 at 6:32 PM PST
Foster care children are getting some support from wine lovers this weekend at the Taste Of Home at Sweet Cheeks Winery.
The non-profit group A Family For Every Child has helped find homes for over 300 of Lane County’s foster care children.
Rebecca Rhodes, a spokeswoman for the group, said there are currently 1,000 children from Lane County still waiting to find a home. Money raised at the Taste Of Home event goes to helping unite those kids with a family.