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
Lawsuit Aims To Help Some Temporary Protected Status Holders Get Green Cards Matthew Casey February 22, 2018
Mexico Wants Citizens Abroad To Vote In 2018 Presidential Election Matthew Casey February 20, 2018
Looking North, Looking South: DREAMers Not Waiting On Congress Matthew Casey, Jorge Valencia February 15, 2018
Phoenix Sanctuary Leader Decided Not To Finish Vetting Process Matthew Casey February 14, 2018
Appeals Court: Lawsuit Seeking Access To Arivaca Checkpoint Raises Legitimate Questions Matthew Casey February 13, 2018
Deportation Of Man With Son Fighting Cancer Gets Postponed Matthew Casey February 13, 2018
Phoenix Area Ranked 9th In ICE Arrests In 2017 Matthew Casey February 09, 2018
Former CBP Supervisor Faces Sentencing In Case Tied To Arizona Matthew Casey February 08, 2018
9th Circuit Upholds Decision On Lawyers For Immigrant Kids Matthew Casey January 30, 2018
Refugee Resettlement Numbers Plunging In Arizona Matthew Casey January 26, 2018
More Arizona Border Aid Workers Face Charges Matthew Casey January 24, 2018
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Motel 6 Matthew Casey January 23, 2018
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