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
Glendale To Consider $14 Million Stadium Parking Settlement Matthew Casey Nov. 11, 2016
Companies Appealing Fines Connected To Surprise Girder Collapse Matthew Casey Nov. 10, 2016
Buckeye Residents Won't Lose Water While Bills Are Reviewed Matthew Casey Nov. 8, 2016
Poll: Arizona Proposition 205 Leads By 1 Percent; Proponents Launch Get-Out-The-Vote Ad Matthew Casey Nov. 4, 2016
Kaine Promises Path To Citizenship, Attacks Republicans In Maryvale Matthew Casey Nov. 4, 2016
Democratic VP Candidate Tim Kaine Takes Spanish Message To Maryvale Matthew Casey Nov. 3, 2016
Peoria Voters To Weigh Permanent Sales Tax Increase Matthew Casey Oct. 31, 2016
Anti-Proposition 400 Group Files Complaint Against Peoria Matthew Casey Nov. 2, 2016
Defense Expert: Grow, Not Disband Colorado City Marshal's Office Matthew Casey Oct. 27, 2016
Attorney: Disbanding Colorado City Marshal'sOffice Would Be 'Unprecedented' Matthew Casey Oct. 25, 2016
Officials Eye Future Of 2 Arizona Wildlife Populations Matthew Casey Oct. 24, 2016
Surprise Voters Consider Secondary Property Tax Matthew Casey Oct. 20, 2016
Plaintiffs Want More Than A Promise From Arizona On Death Penalty Drug Matthew Casey Oct. 19, 2016
Hearing Today In Arizona Death-Penalty Lawsuit Matthew Casey Oct. 19, 2016
New Surprise City Council Member To Take Office Matthew Casey Oct. 18, 2016
Could Newly Registered Arizona Voters Decide Proposition 205? Matthew Casey Oct. 18, 2016
Phoenix Police: Father Killed 2 Daughters, Himself Matthew Casey Oct. 17, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio Talks Criminal Contempt Case, Donald Trump Allegations Matthew Casey Oct. 16, 2016
Glendale Schools Set To Reopen After Emergency Repairs Matthew Casey Oct. 17, 2016
American Airlines To Start Service in Bullhead City In 2017 Matthew Casey Oct. 13, 2016
Goodyear Fire Station Study Underway Matthew Casey Oct. 11, 2016
Arizona Farm Worker Organizers Inspire New Generation Of Activism Mariana Dale, Matthew Casey Oct. 5, 2016
Arizona's 'Unsung Hero' Of The Farm Labor Movement Mariana Dale, Matthew Casey Oct. 4, 2016
Arrowhead Ranch Past: Arizona Undocumented Workers Went On Strike 39 Years Ago Mariana Dale, Matthew Casey Oct. 3, 2016
Maricopa County Pushing Forward With Plan To Sell Chase Field Matthew Casey Sept. 23, 2016

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