Matthew Casey

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Senior Field Correspondent

Matthew Casey has won Edward R. Murrow awards for hard news and sports reporting since he joined KJZZ in 2015.

Casey helped open two local bureaus. He covered immigration for the Fronteras Desk during the Trump administration. Casey reported, wrote and produced the podcast "Empty Seats" about the pandemic’s effect on the professional sports industry in metro Phoenix.

Before public radio, he worked for newspapers, digital media and at a television station. “A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away,” Casey and a buddy rode a bus to Mexico City to cover Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s first presidential bid.

Casey is a proud Spanish speaker and grateful to the immigrants who taught him while working in restaurants. When he’s not reporting for KJZZ, Casey enjoys swimming laps, going to University of Arizona football games and exploring Cochise County.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Bureau of Land Management schedules virtual forum on solar projects Matthew Casey Jan. 6, 2022
New Coyotes sports betting partner belongs to team owner Matthew Casey Jan. 5, 2022
Biggs, Lesko seeking hearings on treatment of Jan. 6 suspects Matthew Casey Jan. 5, 2022
Glendale using ShotSpotter to crack down on gunfire Matthew Casey Dec. 30, 2021
Tempe is expanding its homeless outreach team Matthew Casey Dec. 30, 2021
Chandler library still closed after explosion damage Matthew Casey Dec. 30, 2021
Experts react to CDC's new COVID quarantine guidelines Matthew Casey Dec. 30, 2021
Avondale fires city manager Matthew Casey Dec. 30, 2021
Feds: Bank fraud case vs. ex-officer is connected to other indictments Matthew Casey Dec. 22, 2021
Coyotes avoid lockout of Glendale arena for unpaid rent and taxes Matthew Casey Dec. 21, 2021
AZ nonprofits rely on spring training for donations. MLB's labor dispute could be devastating Matthew Casey Dec. 17, 2021
Phoenix officer in critical condition after being shot Matthew Casey Dec. 14, 2021
Gosar touts grant money for Kingman airport paid for by Dems bill Matthew Casey Dec. 13, 2021
Longtime mayor of Goodyear dead at 83 Jill Ryan, Matthew Casey
Associated Press
Dec. 13, 2021
Phoenix Civil Service Board reinstates officer after chief moved to fire him Matthew Casey Dec. 10, 2021
Sky Harbor TSA officers have found a record number of guns in carry-on bags this year Matthew Casey Dec. 12, 2021
There's a free dental clinic at Veterans Memorial Coliseum Matthew Casey Dec. 10, 2021
Audit covers Justice Department arm investigating Phoenix police Matthew Casey Dec. 9, 2021
Unpaid bills almost got the Arizona Coyotes evicted early Steve Goldstein, Matthew Casey
Associated Press
Dec. 9, 2021
Ex-Phoenix police officer accused of bank fraud Matthew Casey Dec. 8, 2021
Leaders want Sinema, Kelly to back House version of Build Back Better Matthew Casey Dec. 9, 2021
Scottsdale man accused in music royalty scam pleads not guilty Matthew Casey Dec. 3, 2021
Former Hacienda nurse gets 10 years in prison Matthew Casey Dec. 2, 2021
MLB's labor fight threatens spring training in Arizona Matthew Casey Dec. 2, 2021
APS Electric Light Parade returns to Phoenix on Saturday Matthew Casey Dec. 2, 2021