Matthew Casey

Senior Field Correspondent - Fronteras Desk

Journalism is 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 as a senior field correspondent, Casey covered public safety and breaking news for The Arizona Republic. He is a University of Arizona alumnus and has also worked for La Voz Arizona,, 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.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Immigrant Family Releases Continue In Arizona Matthew Casey Oct. 17, 2018
Foreign-Born Coach, Players Shoulder Suns' Hope For Turnaround Bret Jaspers, Matthew Casey Oct. 17, 2018
Phoenix Church Steps In To Help Released Immigrants Matthew Casey, Mark Brodie Oct. 9, 2018
Abuse Allegations Led To Shelter Closure Matthew Casey Oct. 9, 2018
Group Protests No Access To Shelter Conference Matthew Casey Oct. 9, 2018
ICE Releasing Immigrant Families To Arizona Churches Michel Marizco, Matthew Casey Oct. 8, 2018
One Arizona Makes Push Ahead Of Voter Reg. Deadline Matthew Casey Oct. 5, 2018
Feds Close Southwest Key Programs Shelter Matthew Casey Oct. 5, 2018
DHS Wasn't Ready For Zero-Tolerance Policy Matthew Casey Oct. 2, 2018
Arizona, Southwest Key Programs Set Settlement Meeting Matthew Casey Sep. 28, 2018
Eloy Pulls Plug On Part Of ICE Contract Matthew Casey Sep. 26, 2018
Construction Co. Eyes Future Without Guest Workers Matthew Casey Sep. 26, 2018
Lawsuit Seeks Documents On Delays In Processing Citizenship Applications Matthew Casey Sep. 25, 2018
Arizona May Take Licenses From Southwest Key Programs Matthew Casey Sep. 19, 2018
Separated Parents To Get Second Shot At Asylum Matthew Casey Sep. 13, 2018
Southwest Key Worker Convicted As Investigation Continues Matthew Casey, Lauren Gilger Sep. 11, 2018
Jury Convicts Southwest Key Worker Of Sex Crimes Matthew Casey Sep. 7, 2018
Trump Administration Wants To Replace Flores Settlement Matthew Casey Sep. 6, 2018
AZ Gets More Oversight Of Southwest Key As Ex-Worker's Sex Crimes Trial Nears Matthew Casey Aug. 24, 2018
Inspections Lead To Increased Oversight Of Southwest Key Programs Matthew Casey Aug. 23, 2018
Tucson Couple Arrested For Immigration Fraud Matthew Casey Aug. 10, 2018
Border Patrol Union Endorses McSally In AZ Senate Race Matthew Casey Aug. 8, 2018
Shelter Sex Abuse Allegations Impact Other Migrant Kids Matthew Casey Aug. 6, 2018
Southwest Key Worker Arrested On Suspicion Of Sex Crimes Matthew Casey Aug. 1, 2018
9th Circuit Rejects Maricopa County Appeal In Melendres Case Matthew Casey Jul. 31, 2018