Casey Claiborne is an anchor and reporter for FOX 7 Austin.
He attended the University of North Texas in Denton where he majored in Electronic News.
Casey got his start in broadcasting on the radio in his hometown of Jacksonville, TX. At the age of 16, he began hosting the "Let's Talk" program every Saturday morning on KEBE AM 1400. Before moving to Austin, Casey worked as a reporter and weekend morning anchor at KETK in Tyler, TX just 20 minutes from his hometown.
While reporting here at Fox 7, Casey frequently covered the City of Austin politics as well as breaking news. On the lighter side, he covered the Super Bowl in Houston, Austin City Limits Music Festival and SXSW. Casey has interviewed some of his heroes like William Shatner, Mark Hamill, Steve Carrell, Stevie Nicks, Willie Nelson, Garth Brooks, and Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson.
Casey also enjoyed regularly interviewing East Austin native and “nation’s oldest veteran,” the late Richard Overton.
Speaking of music, Casey is glad to be living in the “live music capital of the world” because music is something he's passionate about. In his spare time, you'll find him playing his piano, singing and writing his own original music.
Casey lives in Leander with his wife Alice and their time-traveling dog Mr. Peabody.
After 30 years, three months and 21 days, "Corona Girl" has been finally identified as 17-year-old Sue Ann Huskey of Sulphur Springs.
Once, only a science fiction pipe-dream, now you can clone your precious pets: your dog, your cat or your horse. And you can start the process right here in Central Texas.
In November, Travis County voters approved using 2% of the hot funds for the Expo Center expansion -- the problem is, the piece of the pie the county wants to use is still tied up by the City of Austin, debt from the first time the City expanded the convention center about 20 years ago.
According to APD, a 60-year-old man told police that he was assaulted by a family member who was intoxicated. The 20-year-old man then ran inside his home to grab a shotgun.
The TSA is making it clear that it's ok to fly with your Thanksgiving food.
An Austin police detective has filed suit against the city of Austin and recently retired Assistant Police Chief Justin Newsom, claiming that discrimination played a part in his being denied transfers to highly-desired positions.
Pease, along with Sims, Metz and Brooke elementaries are on a list of potential closures. Students who go there will move to other campuses. It's all part of "phase one" of Austin ISD's controversial "school changes plan."
Just days after this year's festival wrapped up, disaster struck on Thursday night. A fire broke out in a booth in the Marktplatz.
According to the Austin Police "crime viewer" tool, since July there have been three robberies, two aggravated assaults, five burglaries and 78 other crimes, near a hotel the city recently approved to purchase to house the homeless.
The City says buying hotels is the new direction for providing support services, job training, substance abuse assistance and more.