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 @MatthewCasey3 on Twitter.

Title Author Publication Date
Audit: ICE Must Strengthen Screening Process For Identifying Terrorists Matthew Casey January 11, 2018
DACA Student Sees Court Ruling Through Lens Of Uncertainty Matthew Casey January 10, 2018
Educators, Business Leaders Look To Revive Southwest Phoenix Neighborhoods Matthew Casey January 10, 2018
Salvadorans In Arizona To Lose Temporary Protected Status Matthew Casey January 09, 2018
Arizona Sen. Flake Promised Chance To Bring DACA Bill To Senate Floor Matthew Casey December 21, 2017
Grijalva, Lawmakers Urge Investigation Of Sex Assault Claims At Detention Centers Matthew Casey December 18, 2017
Surge In Arizona Part Of National Wave Of Citizenship Applications Matthew Casey December 15, 2017
AZ Border Security Committee Gives Final Funds To Cochise County Matthew Casey December 13, 2017
Phoenix Joins Cities For Citizenship Campaign Matthew Casey December 10, 2017
Analysis: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras Tops Mexico In Immigration Matthew Casey December 08, 2017
National Immigrant Integration Conference Comes To Phoenix Matthew Casey December 08, 2017
Immigration Enforcement Goes Up In The Interior, Down At The Border Matthew Casey December 06, 2017
Reward Rises To $70,000 In Border Agent's Death Matthew Casey December 04, 2017
Texas Sheriff Says It's Unlikely Border Agents Were Attacked December 01, 2017
CBP: Agent Fatally Shot Man In Southern Arizona Matthew Casey November 30, 2017
ASU Symposium On Puerto Rico Includes Look At Colonialism Matthew Casey November 24, 2017
ICE Unveils Arrest Count In Latest MS-13 Crackdown Matthew Casey November 17, 2017
ACLU: Arizona Violating Federal Voter Rights Laws Matthew Casey November 15, 2017
U.S. Companies May One Day Clear Mexican Customs In Mesa Matthew Casey November 14, 2017
FBI Data Shows Decrease In Phoenix Hate Crimes Matthew Casey November 13, 2017
Hopis Reject Political Establishment In Vote For Top Leaders November 13, 2017
Temporary Protected Status Has Arizona Man Trapped In Constant Limbo Matthew Casey November 09, 2017
Phoenix Set To Open Complex For Human Trafficking Victims Matthew Casey October 31, 2017
Pew Report: Mexico's Favorability Climbs In The United States Matthew Casey October 31, 2017
ASU Students Protest Lawsuit Against In-State Tuition For DACA Recipients Matthew Casey October 27, 2017