Carey Wickersham reports for the weekend morning show. She loves to bring you stories that make you smile. Her favorite interviews are with children. Carey grew up in Kansas City, and she calls her weekend morning gig her “dream job.”
She began her career as a reporter and anchor in Rapid City, South Dakota. On her journey home to Kansas City, Carey also worked as an anchor and reporter at stations in Arizona and Idaho.
Carey loves to spend time with family, teach water fitness, ride bikes, read and tell stories that make a difference, especially if they involve children.
Carey is a Kansas City native. Her father Dave Wickersham was a major league baseball player. He pitched for the Kansas City Royals in 1969.
Along with her weekend reporting duties, Carey is the author of the book, The Wonder Within You, celebrating your baby’s journey from conception to birth. To see a trailer of the book and much more, visit her website at

Recent Articles
  • Scholarship recipients vow to continue Dr. King’s mission

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Fifty years have passed since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed, but his civil rights legacy lives on in the metro. dozens of high school seniors accepted scholarships at a prayer breakfast in Dr. King’s honor this morning. Many of them aspire to deal with the racial struggles of today in a way that would make Dr. King proud. A half century ago, Dr. King may not have realized that this generation of black and […]

  • Local home designer’s efforts to restore KC mansions spawns hit show on DIY Network

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A local home designer and restorer is gaining national fame as the host of “Bargain Mansions,” new on the DIY Network this season. The show renovated seven run-down houses in Kansas City. One of them is still on the market. The curbside appeal of the old Hyde Park home was none too appealing. One look inside the one hundred year-old home at 3633 Locust was enough to scare most buyers away. “There was no HVAC and […]

  • Celebrating 90 years of The Midland

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Oct. 28th, 1927, The Midland Theatre opened. Ninety years later it’s called Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland, and still as beautiful as ever. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham went inside to recall some of the memories and highlight some of the features unique to the historic building. Watch her videos and cherish our history.  

  • Royals Hall of Fame highlights achievements as ‘Core Four’ head into free agency

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sunday’s Royals game likely marks the end of an era, as the “Core Four” will now face free agency. Eric Hosmer, Alcides Escobar, Mike Moustakas and Lorenzo Cain may never don a Royals uniform again. They came up from the minor leagues together in 2011, they’ve won a World Championship, broken Royals records and reached some incredible milestones, but fans have always known this day would come. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham spent some time inside the […]

  • Thousands of Boy Scouts descend of Kansas Speedway for Scouting 500

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Boy Scouts came out in droves to spend the weekend at one of the biggest scouting events in the country. This is the second year the Scouting 500 has pitched its tents at Kansas Speedway. The Scouts and their families spent Friday night and all day today at the speedway. They will spend the night there again Saturday night. Saturday’s activities included a 5K, zip-lining, scuba diving lessons,  fishing and all kinds of STEM activities. But […]

  • One killed, two injured in shooting inside Motel 6 in Lawrence, Kan.

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — Police are investigating a shooting that took place inside a Lawrence motel. Officers were called to a Motel 6 at 1130 N. 3rd Street around 11:30 p.m. Saturday on a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, police found three male victims suffering gunshot wounds. One victim, identified as 23-year-old Cameron A. Hooks, died of his injuries. Two others were transported to hospitals with what police called “possible life-threatening injuries.” Witnesses said it all started with a lot […]

  • Head for the Cure emerges from humble beginnings to become multi-million dollar fundraiser

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — What started as a small local run to memorialize a Kansas City man who died of brain cancer has grown into a multi-million dollar fundraiser. Head for the Cure is one of the biggest 5K races in the metro. In the 15 years since it began, it has raised more than $9 million for brain cancer research. And Head for the Cure is now in 22 cities across the United States. More than 600,000 people in […]

  • Young music lovers get an instrument all their own with Band of Angels

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — In the seven years since the start of Band of Angels, the organization has donated 1,700 instruments to kids in 60 local school districts. Some of those kids have been in the program long enough to earn an upgrade. Band of Angels collects instruments, fixes them up, and gives them to kids in need who want to join their school’s band program. Grayson Hawkins applied for a Band of Angels instrument in seventh grade. “I was […]

  • Excelsior Springs ready to shine for visitors on Eclipse Day

    EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. — For small towns that are inside the eclipse’s path of totality, the event is a very big deal. Excelsior Springs will experience more than two and a half minutes of darkness, and the city has invited everyone to their party. Historically, Excelsior Springs is famous for its mineral waters. Once used for medicinal purposes, turn-of-the-century travelers would come from around the world to experience the healing waters in a spa-like setting.  But right now, the small […]

  • Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair celebrates handmade KC creativity

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Storms on Saturday night gave way for the perfect day on Sunday.  Local makers at the Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair outside of the Nelson Atkins Museum were thrilled with the August weather. So were the thousands of shoppers who love to buy local. More than 100 vendors showcased their creativity with all things Kansas City, handmade and vintage. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham spent the morning talking with creators about their small businesses. If you missed […]

  • Crews work overtime to make course pristine as beautiful weekend unfolds for Digital Ally Open

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Just a few days ago, parts of the Nicklaus Golf Club at Lionsgate in Overland Park were underwater. After a delayed start to the Digital Ally Open, this is shaping up to be one of the most beautiful weekends ever for the mid-summer golf tournament. It’s Kansas City’s only PGA-sanctioned tournament. After last weeks storms, organizers canceled play for the first day of the Open. Crews have worked overtime getting the course dried out and repaired. […]

  • Local student organizes neighborhood food drive for Harvesters

    Thousands of families in the metro depend on food they receive through Harvesters Food Network to make it through the summer. Food need is high during summer months because kids are home from school and unable to access free breakfast and lunch programs. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham met one local student who spent the day out in the heat helping to restock the shelves at Harvesters. Click here to find out how to organize a food drive for Harvesters in […]