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
Study: 78,200 Immigrants Came To Arizona Between 2010 And 2016 Matthew Casey October 18, 2017
AG: Revised Phoenix Immigration Enforcement Policy Is Legal Matthew Casey October 16, 2017
AG Announcement On Phoenix Police Immigration Policy Expected Monday Matthew Casey October 16, 2017
Former Mexican President To Speak At Phoenix Cannabis Conference Matthew Casey October 13, 2017
One Arizona Plans Another Big Impact On 2018 Elections Matthew Casey October 11, 2017
Study Probes Potential Latino Cultural Center In Phoenix Matthew Casey October 09, 2017
Chilean Author Starts Literary Residency In Phoenix Matthew Casey October 03, 2017
SCOTUS To Hear Arguments On Bond Hearings For Undocumented Immigrants Matthew Casey October 03, 2017
Bill To Replace H-2A Visas Unveiled Matthew Casey October 02, 2017
Immigration Lawyer: Get DACA Renewal Applications In Early Matthew Casey October 02, 2017
Arizona Activists Launch Weekend DACA Renewal Workshops Matthew Casey September 29, 2017
Reduced Cap May Mean Fewer Refugees Come To Arizona Matthew Casey September 28, 2017
Phoenix Trade Office Damaged By Mexico City Earthquake Matthew Casey September 19, 2017
In-State Tuition For DACA Students Is Part Of Broader Lawsuit By Arizona AG Matthew Casey September 08, 2017
Another Arizona Company Chosen To Build Border Wall Prototypes From Alternate Materials Matthew Casey September 07, 2017
Activists, 'DREAMers' March To ICE In Phoenix After DACA Decision Matthew Casey September 06, 2017
Local Activists Protest At Phoenix ICE Headquarters As Trump Decision On DACA Looms Matthew Casey August 29, 2017
As Arizona’s Demand For Migrant Farm Labor Grows, So Do Concerns About Fair Treatment Matthew Casey July 05, 2017
Efforts Underway To Improve Nutrition In Maryvale Matthew Casey May 30, 2017
Phoenix Man Waits For ICE Matthew Casey May 15, 2017
Attorney: ICE 'Lied' About Not Arresting Phoenix Deportee Matthew Casey May 12, 2017
New Sanctuary Movement Faces Uncertain Future Matthew Casey April 17, 2017
Mesa Man Won't Face Deportation For At Least Another Month Matthew Casey April 12, 2017