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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
Tempe Extends Deadline To Submit Bids For Sports Venue Matthew Casey Aug. 11, 2021
Resurrected Eviction Ban Whiplashes Courts, AZ Landlords Matthew Casey Aug. 7, 2021
Watch These Key Issues As Feds Probe Phoenix Police Matthew Casey Aug. 7, 2021
Phoenix Police Chief, Union, Activist React To Investigation Matthew Casey Aug. 5, 2021
Judge Schedules Oral Arguments In School Mask Mandate Suit Matthew Casey Aug. 4, 2021
Sinema's Window Of Influence May Close In '22 Matthew Casey Aug. 2, 2021
Eviction Moratorium Ends, Aid Money Still Available Matthew Casey Aug. 1, 2021
ADOT To Hold Virtual Public Meeting On I-10 Construction Matthew Casey Aug. 1, 2021
National Evictions Ban Set To Expire Saturday Matthew Casey July 30, 2021
Poll: 1/3 Of AZ GOP Have Favorable View Of Sinema Matthew Casey July 29, 2021
Buckeye Announced As Site For New Kore Power Factory Matthew Casey July 29, 2021
Sinema-Backed Infrastructure Bill Clears Procedural Hurdle Matthew Casey July 28, 2021
Gosar, Biggs Speak At D.C. News Conference Cut Short By Protesters Matthew Casey July 27, 2021
Dozens Arrested Outside Sinema's Office Matthew Casey July 26, 2021
Tempe Seeks Redevelopment Pitches To Build A Sports Venue Matthew Casey July 23, 2021
Phoenix Police Chief Moves To Fire Officer Matthew Casey July 22, 2021
Lawsuit Seeks Info From Arizona VA Facilities Matthew Casey July 22, 2021
Push For Final Infrastructure Deal Marks Key Point For Sinema Matthew Casey July 21, 2021
Inspectors Find Hallway Kitchen At Valley Migrant Shelter Matthew Casey July 20, 2021
Full Access To Maricopa County Courts Starts Today Matthew Casey July 19, 2021
Phoenix Suns Rename Arena To Footprint Center Matthew Casey July 16, 2021
UA Study Looks At Cannabis Terpenes And Pain Relief Matthew Casey July 15, 2021
Phoenix Mayor Gallego Talks Infrastructure With Biden Matthew Casey July 14, 2021
Suns Season Ticket Sales Spike During NBA Finals Run Matthew Casey July 14, 2021
Arizonans Can Seek Expungement Of Marijuana Cases Matthew Casey July 12, 2021