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
DACA Stays, For Now Matthew Casey February 22, 2017
Ottawa University To Expand In Surprise Matthew Casey February 20, 2017
Southwest Regional Court Center Officially Opens Feb. 21 Matthew Casey February 15, 2017
Mexico Faces Massive, Involuntary Repatriations Matthew Casey February 14, 2017
Delegation Of Mexican Senators Visit Phoenix Matthew Casey February 13, 2017
Attorney: Clients Afraid To Check In With Immigration Authorities After Arizona Woman's Deportation Matthew Casey February 09, 2017
Attorney: Trump Immigration Policy Behind Detainment Of Mesa Woman Matthew Casey February 08, 2017
Buckeye's Water Director To Resign Matthew Casey February 08, 2017
Maricopa Residents Take Water Company To Task Matthew Casey February 08, 2017
Arizona Education Officials To Make Budget Request Matthew Casey February 07, 2017
Glendale Hopeful After ASU Abandons Coyotes Arena Deal Associated Press February 07, 2017
Maricopa City Council To Hear Water Bill Concerns Matthew Casey February 06, 2017
Phoenix Arab Leaders Confront Trump Executive Action Matthew Casey January 31, 2017
Poll: More Than Half Of Arizonans Oppose Border Wall, Import Tariff Matthew Casey January 31, 2017
F-35 Contract Talks Continue Amid Trump Claim Of Lower Jet Cost Matthew Casey January 30, 2017
Hundreds Set To Count Maricopa County's Homeless Population Matthew Casey January 24, 2017
Douglas: No IT Funding For Schools Is 'Massive Oversight' Holliday Moore January 23, 2017
Catholic High School Ground Breaking Scheduled For Friday Matthew Casey January 23, 2017
Records: Colorado City Officer Has Criminal Past Matthew Casey January 20, 2017
El Mirage Officials See Bright Future In New City Hall Matthew Casey January 19, 2017
Superintendents, Community Leaders To Attend Summit Supporting Arizona Students Matthew Casey January 17, 2017
V Encuentro Seeks Feedback From Catholic Latinos Matthew Casey January 16, 2017
Maricopa County Hires Two Law Firms For Diamondbacks' Lawsuit Matthew Casey January 12, 2017
Maricopa County Could Fight Diamondbacks' Lawsuit With Team's Money Matthew Casey January 10, 2017
Phoenix City Council To Weigh Expanding Bus-Service Hours Again Matthew Casey January 10, 2017