Casey Claiborne is a 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 here at FOX 7, Casey has interviewed some of his heroes like Jim Carrey, Steve Carell and Stevie Nicks from Fleetwood Mac during SXSW. 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.
Fox 7 Austin's Casey Claiborne joins Marcel Clarke to discuss the city council's work session and what could happen during Thursday's meeting.
The first thing Austin City Council did is hear a report from city staff about addressing Austin's homeless situation.
The Austin City Council is holding a work session to discuss the homelessness issues facing the city.
This Thursday, Council Members Ann Kitchen, Kathie Tovo, Alison Alter and Leslie Pool are proposing some ordinance clarifications.
The city's Homeless Strategy Officer is transitioning to a consultant role due to "family obligations."
The political action committee "Energize The Expo" is urging voters to say "yes" to Travis County's Prop A.
A restaurant on Lakeline Mall Drive closed Tuesday morning with a sign on the door reading "Due to the crickets. :( "
According to an arrest warrant, Austin police say 49-year-old Michael Pasley, described as a "known transient," came in Friday morning and started grabbing items: a beer, a pair of sunglasses and a T-shirt.
Sheriff Chody is alleging that the homeless ordinances in Austin are starting to affect the surrounding areas.
Council Member Casar, who spearheaded legalizing camping, sitting and lying, says it would be great to have the state's help.