According to Casone that after graduating from college, "[I} took a little bit of a detour. I was a flight attendant (Southwest Airlines) for five years, and I traveled the world... I went to Africa and Australia and Europe-mostly Western Europe. I went to New Zealand, I went to Nepal." 
Casone moved to San Francisco, California in 1997. She began attending a community college and began her career at CNX Media on the nationally syndicated program "Travel Update.". She later moved to KRON-TV and served as a business and general assignment reporter. and also anchored a business news show.