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Sen. Casey Announces Prostate Cancer Diagnosis, to Seek Treatment

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey Jr. in 2018.
Commonwealth Media Services
Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey Jr. in 2018.

Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey has announced that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. WESA’s Oliver Morrison reports on what this means for Casey and the Senate.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 1/5/23)

Oliver Morrison is a general assignment reporter at WESA. He previously covered education, environment and health for PublicSource in Pittsburgh and, before that, breaking news and weekend features for the Wichita Eagle in Kansas. He started his career in New York reporting for local and national publications like City Limits and The Atlantic. He taught English and theater in the Arkansas Delta for seven years before switching careers in 2013. Oliver is a graduate of Deep Springs College, the University of Oxford and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.