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
Activists Want Immigration Authorities Barred From Greyhound Buses Matthew Casey March 21, 2018
U.S. Supreme Court To Decide Timeline For Detaining Immigrants After Release From Criminal Custody Matthew Casey March 19, 2018
Arizona DACA Recipients Claim Victory On Driver's Licenses Matthew Casey March 19, 2018
Border Patrol Union Rep: Trump's San Diego Visit Good For Morale Matthew Casey March 14, 2018
Supporters, Protesters Await Trump's Border Visit In California Matthew Casey March 13, 2018
Vegetable Harvest Brought Wave Of Guest Workers To Arizona Matthew Casey March 12, 2018
Immigration Appeals Board Grows To Help Tackle Pending Caseload Matthew Casey March 05, 2018
Activist Groups To Put DACA Pressure On President's Shoulders Matthew Casey March 02, 2018
Inspector General: ICE Improperly Changed Eloy Deal To Get Detention Facility In Texas Matthew Casey February 28, 2018
SCOTUS Reverses Lower Court Decision On Immigrant Bond Hearings Matthew Casey February 27, 2018
Phoenix DACA Recipient Sees SCOTUS Decision As Partial Victory Matthew Casey February 27, 2018
Another Court Injunction Sought To Protect DACA Recipients Matthew Casey February 26, 2018
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