Los Angeles, California
Since founding Modern Hiker in 2006, Casey's writing has appeared in Backpacker, Adventure Journal, the REI Blog, Active.com and Sierra Trading Post's Social Hub.
He has also been featured on Good Morning America, NPR, and the Associated Press, as well as in documentaries for Columbia Sportswear and the OTIS College of Art and Design.
In addition to writing about the outdoors, Casey is also a seasoned television writer / producer. He was Head Writer of G4's flagship live daily "Attack of the Show" and worked on the program for its entire seven year run. He was also the Series Producer and Head Writer of the pivot network's "TakePart Live" and is a Consulting Producer and Lead Judge for truTV's "Talk Show the Game Show," which premieres in 2017.
Casey was one of eight people chosen by the National Parks Foundation to participate in the 2015 Find Your Park Expedition. His first book "Day Hiking Los Angeles," was published by Mountaineers Books in 2016.
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