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Abby Eden anchors the Fox 4 News Morning Show Monday through Friday from 4:30 until 9. Abby is originally from Omaha, Nebraska. She’s had the news bug since she was a little girl, always watching the local and national news, studying the reporters and anchors. Abby followed her desire to be a reporter to the University of Missouri in Columbia. There, she was involved in multiple student leader organizations including the Homecoming Steering Committee, the Honor Society: Omicron Delta Kappa, and she was a Summer Welcome Leader.

Abby worked at KOMU through the University of Missouri, learning every aspect of the job from photography and editing, to producing and anchoring. She also interned at a non-profit organization in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Her first reporting job was in Tyler, Texas. She produced and anchored the weekend news in Tyler and reported for the evening newscasts in both Tyler and Longview. While she was there, Abby covered everything from crime to hurricanes.
After three and a half years in Texas, Abby came back to the Midwest and to Fox 4. She started as a Multimedia Journalist working primarily in Lawrence, Kansas. Then she anchored the 10 p.m. news with Phil Witt for nearly six years. After getting married, Abby made the switch to the Morning show to spend more time with her new husband.

Abby’s won multiple awards for her work in journalism including a Barbara Jordan Media Award, an Emma, multiple Emmy nominations, an NLGJA award, a MORE Award, and an Edward R. Murrow Regional Award. Her passion is telling stories that can positively impact people’s lives through investigation or education.

In her spare time, Abby loves to spend time with her husband, Tyler, and their Australian Shepherd, Milo, and Hemingway cat, Dallas. Abby is a marathoner and half marathoner. You’ll often see her running or working out at lots of locally-owned gyms. She also enjoys trying new recipes and restaurants, attending local philanthropic events, and helping pageant contestants with their competitions. If she’s not in KC, she’s back in Omaha to see her entire family, including her seven nieces and nephews.


Recent Articles
  • KC double heart transplant patient warns heart failure can happen to anyone — even seemingly healthy people

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — February is American Heart Month, and one local heart disease survivor is warning others that heart failure can happen to anyone — even someone who’s the picture of health. Chris Williams was preparing for his first bodybuilding show. He was eating healthy and exercising daily, but then something suddenly wasn’t right. “I couldn’t eat,” he said. “Every time I’d take a bite of something, two bites of something, I’d be full, and I was just training […]

  • Massive rhino horn trafficking operation leads investigators to small MO town where they say 2 men illegally made nearly $1 million

    MACON, Mo. — More than 7,000 rhinos have been killed by poachers in just the last two years, left bloodied and dying if not already dead. Only about 30,000 white rhinos are left in the wild. Critically endangered black rhinos have a population just over 5,000, and there`s only one male northern white rhino on the planet. “If the numbers stay at the rate they are now, we are walking into a chance of them going completely extinct as a species,” […]

  • Nutrition studies suggest fats may not be the health hazard once thought

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A new study shows if you eat fat, you could actually live longer. The PURE study looked at 135,000 people worldwide, and it found that eating lots of carbohydrates was associated with an increased risk of death. The study shows eating good fats in moderation can be good for your health, so here are some of the don’ts in eating fats. “Fats are okay. But it’s not the fat like putting butter in your coffee. I […]

  • KC teen with diabetes says new, one-of-a-kind technology has given him the gift of independence

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — November is National Diabetes Month, and one Kansas City teenager is celebrating with a device that he says has given him the gift of independence. Zach Jonas has Type 1 Diabetes, and as long as he can remember, he’s had to track every food he eats and regularly test his blood sugar. But now he has a device that takes away a lot of the guess work — an insulin pump that he calls the artificial […]

  • Local family with little one battling Spinal Muscular Atrophy says “miracle drug” is changing their daughter’s life

    GREENWOOD, Mo. — For the first month of her life, Brooklynn Enos seemed to be a healthy, typical baby girl. “Completely normal. Kicking and screaming, smiling, started breastfeeding immediately,” her mom, Rachel Enos, said. “Just a normal baby. Had no idea at all that we were in for something special.” Something special and something quite alarming. Bows and nail polish were suddenly joined by breathing machines and feeding tubes. Brooklynn`s young life took a drastic turn weeks after she was […]

  • Doctor says money raised in Kansas City is a game-changer for childhood cancer research

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Callyn Stanley is a 5-year-old who loves to do somersaults in her living room and play with her sister, and she has never let Retinoblastoma slow her down. “Some days are easier than others. it`s a roller coaster for sure,” said Kim Stanley, Callyn’s Mom. Kim says her daughter was first diagnosed in 2014, she spent two years in remission, and last May, Callyn`s cancer came back. Callyn went through treatment again, and is again in […]

  • Metro family who lost son to suicide forms organization to end silence, stigma surrounding mental illness

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Jason Arkin had a bright future ahead of him. “To know him was to love him. He had a great sense of humor, and I just adored him, and I was so proud of him, and so lucky to be his Mom,” said Karen Arkin. Jason was a National Merit Scholar, an Eagle Scout, and an engineering student at Northwestern University. “There was nothing that he wasn`t good at,” said Karen. As Jason continued to struggle […]

  • Low-radiation CT scan a potential lifesaver for metro woman who kicked longtime smoking habit

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Bettye Givens says she`s done smoking. “I don`t want another cigarette,” Givens said. For more than 50 years she smoked, and within the last year she started worrying about how all that smoking was affecting her health. “It was a big deal, I think before I went into my physical, I was nervous,” she said. Even though she wasn`t having any symptoms, Bettye qualified for low-radiation CT scans, a diagnostic process that a patient has to […]

  • For metro man born with heart defect, transplant gives him chance to live life he loves

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For someone born with a heart condition, life can be filled with compromises and moments sitting on the sideline. Andrew Widman grew up that way, but thanks to a new heart, he has a whole new life. “They found a heart for me. I’m having surgery in the morning,” Andrew Widman said as he called his wife. That was the moment Andrew Widman had been waiting for- for three months. Widman was born with a major […]

  • Specialized center at Children’s Mercy helps younger patients treat eating disorders

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Caroline Ayres is 16 years old, and she’s involved in multiple school activities and thinking about college. But when Caroline was 11 years old, though, she was dealing with something she didn’t really know how to describe – an eating disorder. “I feel that subconsciously I knew the reason I wasn`t eating wasn`t just because my stomach was hurting,” said Caroline. At first, Caroline said it started with a nervous stomach. She didn’t want to eat […]

  • Murderer resentenced for death of Overland Park woman left to die in car trunk

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Authorities say one of three men convicted in the killing of a Kansas woman initially left to die in a car’s trunk has been resentenced. The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/2twvVQj ) reports that 29-year-old Joseph Mattox won’t be eligible for parole for 50 years under the life sentence imposed Wednesday after he waived his right to a jury trial. The Kansas Supreme Court tossed his original Hard 50 sentence because a judge, not a jury, imposed it. […]

  • Plastic surgeon warns patients about lymphoma associated with breast implants, but says not to live in fear

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One kind of cancer is being found in women who get breast implants, including women who get reconstructive surgery after undergoing a double mastectomy to treat breast cancer. Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma is an issue that plastic surgeons are warning their patients about, but they don`t want women to live in fear. “I don`t want women to be scared and not get implants just because of a very rare cancer,” Dr. Julie Holding from […]