Journalism is Senior Field Correspondent Matthew Casey's second career. His first was in the restaurant business, where he learned Spanish while working alongside immigrants as a cook, server and bartender.

Before joining KJZZ, Casey covered several Arizona wildfires, Super Bowl XLIX, and the Valley's connection to the attack on the "Draw the Prophet Mohammed" contest in Garland, Texas as a public safety reporter for The Arizona Republic.

He is a University of Arizona alumnus and has also worked for La Voz,, WSB-TV in Atlanta and The Laramie Boomerang.

In 2006, Casey reported on Mexico's presidential election from Mexico City for Inside Tucson Business.

When he isn't chasing stories, Casey enjoys playing pick-up basketball, attending UA football games and exploring Cochise County.

Follow him on Twitter: @MatthewCasey3

Title Author Publication Date
Arizona Sheriff's Deputy Faces A Tough Choice: Loyalty Or Better Pay? Matthew Casey May 23, 2017
What's Next In The Phoenix 'Serial Street Shooter' Case? Matthew Casey May 22, 2017
Maricopa County Stadium District Approves Tentative Budget Matthew Casey May 22, 2017
Tension Rises Between El Mirage Police Association, City Matthew Casey May 22, 2017
Records: Phoenix Police Tracked 'Serial Street Shooter' Suspect For Months Matthew Casey May 19, 2017
Judge Unseals Document In Phoenix 'Serial Street Shooter' Case Matthew Casey May 18, 2017
Media: Unseal 'Serial Street Shooter' Documents Matthew Casey May 17, 2017
Indiana City Blazed Path For Arizona Lawmakers Upset With Walmart Matthew Casey May 16, 2017
Muslim Advocates Want Valley Police To Cancel Controversial Training Matthew Casey May 16, 2017
'Expose Walmart Tour' Launches In Phoenix Matthew Casey May 16, 2017
Phoenix Man Waits For ICE Matthew Casey May 15, 2017
Attorney: ICE 'Lied' About Not Arresting Deportee Matthew Casey May 12, 2017
New Study Analyzes Data On Arizona Drinking Water Matthew Casey May 02, 2017
Peoria May Add Dorms For Baseball Players Matthew Casey May 02, 2017
Arizona Angel Initiative Lets Addicts Seek Help From Police Matthew Casey April 26, 2017
Repaving Project Set For Interstate 40 West Of Flagstaff Matthew Casey April 25, 2017
More Concerts Could Help Glendale Pay Down Arena Debt Matthew Casey April 24, 2017
Rodeo Ban Not On The Table In Mohave County Matthew Casey April 24, 2017
Colorado City Officers Still Face Discipline Matthew Casey April 19, 2017
Casa Grande To Weigh New Development Regulation Matthew Casey April 17, 2017
New Sanctuary Movement Faces Uncertain Future Matthew Casey April 17, 2017
Gallego Participates In Phoenix Immigration Forum Matthew Casey April 14, 2017
Mesa Man Won't Face Deportation For At Least Another Month Matthew Casey April 12, 2017
Flake, Brnovich To Tour East Valley Veterans Treatment Court Matthew Casey April 11, 2017
House Veterans Affairs Committee Chair To Tour Phoenix VA Matthew Casey April 10, 2017