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
AZ man sentenced for stealing $23M in YouTube royalties Matthew Casey July 7, 2023
Billions of federal dollars available to fund programs to end homelessness Matthew Casey July 7, 2023
UA researchers find giant planet connected to infant system Matthew Casey July 6, 2023
Audit finds foster care review boards lacked access to key DCS records Matthew Casey July 6, 2023
ICE enforcement data analysis includes look at Phoenix Field Office Matthew Casey July 5, 2023
Maricopa County fills funding gap on affordable housing in Glendale Matthew Casey June 29, 2023
AZ amends order of steps in child abuse investigations Matthew Casey June 29, 2023
Arizona pedestrian deaths hit over 300 last year in preliminary count Matthew Casey June 28, 2023
Pelosi to help U.S. Senate candidate Gallego raise money Matthew Casey June 28, 2023
Neighborhoods hurt by airport expansion get money to revitalize Matthew Casey June 23, 2023
Peoria school board member again quotes Bible despite lawsuit threat Matthew Casey June 23, 2023
AZ tribes share more than $153M in gaming revenue Matthew Casey June 22, 2023
Information sharing between Phoenix police, oversight office yet to begin Matthew Casey June 22, 2023
San Manuel's fortune was once tied to copper mining. Some want marijuana to be its revival Matthew Casey June 22, 2023
Scottsdale seek public comment on dog park plan Matthew Casey June 19, 2023
Interior Dept. pays AZ $43.5M in lieu of property taxes Matthew Casey June 15, 2023
Man on AZ death row since the 1990s to be released Matthew Casey June 15, 2023
Group unable to meet with Schweikert brings cardboard cutout to rally Matthew Casey June 14, 2023
Maricopa County attorney takes questions on Ryan plea deal negotiations Matthew Casey June 14, 2023
Court records show Maricopa County prosecutors and Charles Ryan are trying to make a plea deal Matthew Casey June 13, 2023
Connecticut's governor wants to bring the Coyotes to Hartford Matthew Casey June 12, 2023
Phoenix police seek comment on draft use of force policy Matthew Casey June 9, 2023
FTC seeks comment on how to better protect consumers Matthew Casey June 7, 2023
The speed limit was lowered on a stretch of Interstate 17 Matthew Casey June 3, 2023
Peoria school board warned to stop quoting Bible Matthew Casey June 1, 2023

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