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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
  • 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 […]

  • Specialized procedure diminishes lasting effects for children born with cleft palates and lips

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — When children are born with a cleft lip and palate, parents instantly know surgeries and potential cosmetic scarring will be part of their child’s life. But one procedure is making the lasting effects of a cleft palate and lip a little less traumatic in the long run. Christy Dreiling was overjoyed to learn that she and her husband would be welcoming a baby girl into their lives. Little Quinn would be Christy’s first child, but when […]

  • Metro organization works to treat post-traumatic stress while reducing the stigma

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Eight percent of Americans are suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, more than 24 million people according to PTSD United. And while veterans are widely affected, first responders and even non-emergency workers are also suffering. There is a group working to help those in the metro and beyond going through the battle. Justin Hoover was stationed in Iraq in the United States Army from 2003 to 2006, and when he got back to the states, he thought […]

  • Absent a cure, metro teen manages to thrive while learning to cope with chronic migraines

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Most of us have had a headache in our lives, many of us have even had a migraine – in fact, migraines and headache disorders are among the most common illnesses in the world. However, chronic migraines, 15 or more headaches a month, only affect 1.7 to 4 percent of the world’s population, according to the World Health Organization. One local teenager is one of those who suffers from chronic migraines. She’s sharing her story on […]

  • Truman Medical Center teams up with Cerner in pilot program for patients with chronic health issues

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A pilot program at Truman Medical Center could change the way people with chronic health issues manage their everyday health conditions. Eloris White has been diabetic for 16 years. “I`m trying to stay away from sweets,” White told FOX 4. She struggles to keep her blood sugar in check daily, and she`s been concerned about her long-term health. “I want to improve my health, I want my doctor to be proud of me,” she stated. And […]

  • Kansas City doctors employing technology that leads to a quicker recovery for stroke victims

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Roger Branit is a professional photographer, and it was during a long day in the studio that a co-worker noticed something was off about Branit. “Suddenly felt a little disoriented and like I could not stand up any more,” Branit recalled. Branit was exhibiting the signs of a stroke – as highlighted in the acronym “F.A.S.T.” which stands for facial drooping, arm weakness, speech difficulties, and time to call emergency services. “At one point, the right […]