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
Audit: ICE Must Strengthen Screening Process For Identifying Terrorists Matthew Casey Jan. 11, 2018
DACA Student Sees Court Ruling Through Lens Of Uncertainty Matthew Casey Jan. 10, 2018
Educators, Business Leaders Look To Revive Southwest Phoenix Neighborhoods Matthew Casey Jan. 10, 2018
Salvadorans In Arizona To Lose Temporary Protected Status Matthew Casey Jan. 9, 2018
Free Pop-Up Hospital Operating In Downtown Phoenix Matthew Casey Dec. 26, 2017
Phoenix Police: Explosion Killed Charity Worker Matthew Casey Dec. 22, 2017
Phoenix Fire Department: One Dead, One Critical Following Explosion Matthew Casey Dec. 21, 2017
Arizona Sen. Flake Promised Chance To Bring DACA Bill To Senate Floor Matthew Casey Dec. 21, 2017
Grijalva, Lawmakers Urge Investigation Of Sex Assault Claims At Detention Centers Matthew Casey Dec. 18, 2017
Surge In Arizona Part Of National Wave Of Citizenship Applications Matthew Casey Dec. 15, 2017
AZ Border Security Committee Gives Final Funds To Cochise County Matthew Casey Dec. 13, 2017
Phoenix Joins Cities For Citizenship Campaign Matthew Casey Dec. 10, 2017
Analysis: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras Tops Mexico In Immigration Matthew Casey Dec. 8, 2017
National Immigrant Integration Conference Comes To Phoenix Matthew Casey Dec. 8, 2017
Immigration Enforcement Goes Up In The Interior, Down At The Border Matthew Casey Dec. 6, 2017
Reward Rises To $70,000 In Border Agent's Death Matthew Casey Dec. 4, 2017
CBP: Agent Fatally Shot Man In Southern Arizona Matthew Casey Nov. 30, 2017
ASU Symposium On Puerto Rico Includes Look At Colonialism Matthew Casey Nov. 24, 2017
ICE Unveils Arrest Count In Latest MS-13 Crackdown Matthew Casey Nov. 17, 2017
ACLU: Arizona Violating Federal Voter Rights Laws Matthew Casey Nov. 15, 2017
U.S. Companies May One Day Clear Mexican Customs In Mesa Matthew Casey Nov. 14, 2017
FBI Data Shows Decrease In Phoenix Hate Crimes Matthew Casey Nov. 13, 2017
Arizona Lawmaker Suspended After Sexual Harassment Allegations Matthew Casey Nov. 13, 2017
Giffords Law Center Sues ATF For Access To Public Records Matthew Casey Nov. 10, 2017
Temporary Protected Status Has Arizona Man Trapped In Constant Limbo Matthew Casey Nov. 9, 2017