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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
Southwest Gas Blames Plastic Pipes For 2021 Incidents Matthew Casey Sept. 22, 2021
Feds Say Chandler Health Care Fraud Case Part Of Larger Effort Matthew Casey Sept. 17, 2021
Comment Sought On Initial AZ Redistricting Maps Matthew Casey Sept. 17, 2021
A Fire, An Explosion, An Evacuation. Arizona Regulators Want Answers From Southwest Gas Matthew Casey Sept. 16, 2021
County Recorder: Cyber Ninjas Represent Falling Regard For Professionals Matthew Casey Sept. 15, 2021
Brnovich Sues Over Biden's Vaccine Order Matthew Casey, Steve Goldstein, Lauren Gilger Sept. 14, 2021
AZ Groups Push For Immigration Reform In Reconciliation Bill Matthew Casey Sept. 9, 2021
Legal Sports Betting Officially Begins In Arizona Matthew Casey Sept. 9, 2021
Arizona College Athletes Can Earn Money Via Pac-12 Program Matthew Casey Sept. 3, 2021
Marijuana Expungement Forms Available From Maricopa County Superior Court Law Library Matthew Casey Sept. 5, 2021
Arizona Coyotes Submit Only Bid For Tempe Sports Arena Matthew Casey Sept. 3, 2021
Hoffman, Experts Urge Support For Masks In Schools Rocio Hernandez, Matthew Casey Sept. 2, 2021
Phoenix Police Investigation Authorized By 1990s Crime Bill Matthew Casey Sept. 1, 2021
Voting Rights Rally In Phoenix Draws Energy From March On Washington Anniversary Matthew Casey Aug. 30, 2021
4 Hospitalized After Explosion At Chandler Business Al Macias, Matthew Casey Aug. 26, 2021
Phoenix May Have To Do Its Own Criminal Investigation Of Police Matthew Casey Aug. 24, 2021
Mandatory Training For Social Equity Cannabis Applicants Matthew Casey Aug. 23, 2021
Westgate Backs Glendale's Coyotes Arena Decision Matthew Casey Aug. 20, 2021
Water Still Running In Cave Creek Day After Heavy Storms Matthew Casey Aug. 19, 2021
AZ Tribes Eligible For Sports Books Outnumber Licenses Matthew Casey Aug. 18, 2021
Phoenix Sues Arizona Over Budget Add-Ons Matthew Casey Aug. 17, 2021
AZ Dems Urge State Action On Rental Aid; Trade Group Says D.C. Has Work To Do Matthew Casey Aug. 13, 2021
Maricopa County Attorney Releases Review Of Prosecutor's Role In Bogus Gang Case Matthew Casey Aug. 13, 2021
City Manager Seeks AG Probe Of Phoenix Police Matthew Casey Aug. 12, 2021
Water Deliveries To End As Filter Cuts Contamination Near Luke Base Matthew Casey Aug. 11, 2021