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Casey Stegall is a network correspondent for Fox News Channel.
He was born and raised in Evansville, Indiana and attended college at Ball State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in telecommunications and minored in German. Based in FOX's Dallas bureau, he is responsible for covering the southwest portion of the United States. Prior to that, Stegall was based out of the network's Los Angeles bureau for more than five years, covering the western portion of the country.
He joined FOX News after working as a general assignment morning reporter and substitute anchor at KDFW-TV; FOX 4 in Dallas, Texas. Prior to that, he was a city hall reporter at KVUE-TV; ABC 24 in Austin, Texas. He started his journalism career as a reporter in his hometown for WTVW-TV; FOX 7 in Evansville, Indiana. In August 2007, he traveled to Israel to work out of the FOX News Jerusalem bureau. During that time he covered the Israeli–Palestinian conflict as well as growing tensions between Israel and Syria. In October 2009, Stegall went to Afghanistan and provided the network with live reports from the war zone. He stayed at bases in Kandahar and Farah while embedded with a wing of the U.S. Air Force.
In his time at the network, Stegall has covered major breaking news stories from the devastating California wildfires to the I-35 Bridge Collapse in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He covered Hurricanes Gustav and Issac in New Orleans and Hurricane Ike in Texas. Most recently, Stegall was an on-scene correspondent for Fox News during its coverage of the 2013 Moore tornado. He was a lead correspondent during the network's coverage of Michael Jackson's death and was inside the funeral. He was also on-scene moments after Whitney Houston died in a Beverly Hills hotel room. Stegall has also traveled to New York and spent time on the Fox News anchor desk, where he once anchored days of breaking news of the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai.
Stegall has been the recipient of several prestigious awards in the journalism industry. While in Dallas, he won a regional Emmy award for his live reporting skills. The Dallas Press Club also recognized him for his breaking news coverage and live reports. During his time in Austin, the Associated Press and Headliners Foundation named him the best reporter in Texas. He won an Edward R. Murrow Award for news excellence while working for ABC in Austin.