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
  • 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 […]

  • Owner of Muriel, replica of Amelia Earhart’s plane, has theory on how famed aviator disappeared

    Legendary pilot Amelia Earhart would be 120 years old this month, and theories still abound about her demise. Visitors from around the globe are in Earhart’s birthplace of Atchison, Kansas this weekend remembering her fateful attempt to circle the globe 80 years ago. At the Amelia Earhart Festival, you can tour the Trinity Episcopal Church where Earhart was baptized or visit her grandparents home, where she was raised. A recent documentary uncovered a picture that some believe prove Earhart and […]

  • Restoration Emporium moving into the Plaza Theater

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Just one year before the first talking film was released, J.C. Nichols built a state of the art theater on the Country Club Plaza. That was 1928. Today, that old building still stands and new owners are moving in, and making all kinds of discoveries. Restoration Emporium specializes in making old things new. Five years ago, owners Jeff and Chrysalyn Huff birthed Restoration Emporium. It’s an antique/flea market style shop that was open only on First […]

  • Tips on keeping your pets safe and calm during 4th of July celebrations

    It’s the season for patriotic parties and fireworks. Independence Day is great fun for people, but your pooch might be traumatized by the festivities. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham spoke with the folks at KC Pet Project about keeping your furry friends calm and safe during the holiday celebrations. KC Pet Project is running a big adoption special through the Fourth of July to clear out the shelter for the inevitable influx of pets that go missing during the holiday. Most […]

  • Creative minds on display as Maker Faire kicks off in KC

      The sixth annual Maker Faire is in full swing at Union station, inspiring creativity and curiosity in thousands of people who attend.  Inventors, engineers and hobbyists, plus car builders and a big pop-up indie craft fair consume every square inch inside and outside Union Station.  Carey Wickersham spent some time with some of the maker’s there today.

  • Crash into building on Southwest Trafficway leaves 19-year-old woman dead; driver charged with DWI

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person is dead and another is facing DWI charges after a crash on Southwest Trafficway led to a vehicle slamming into a building. The crash reportedly happened around 3 a.m. early Saturday morning on Southwest Trafficway near 37th Street. Police said the driver of a tow truck was driving north on Southwest Trafficway towing a black pickup, when a Honda came up beside it traveling at a high rate of speed, hit the tow truck, […]

  • Girls on the Run 5K builds self-esteem and combats bullying

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — More than 2,000 girls hit the pavement at Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday for their first 5K. Girls on the Run makes exercise fun and teaches the girls good character too. Before the run, girls spend 10 weeks training together and going through a curriculum that teaches them to have a positive self-image and shows them how to combat bullying. Saturday was the culmination of their physical and emotional training. There are Girls on the Run Programs throughout […]

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans vow to fly his flag long after he retires

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. —  NASCAR fans packed into Kansas Speedway Saturday to cheer on crowd favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr., who will retire after this year. Flags flew high in the campgrounds surrounding the speedway Saturday almost like they were waving goodbye. “I started watching him when I was a rookie fan and he was a rookie, so now I have to move on,” Deb Kirchoffner from Washington said. Jr. has given NASCAR fans plenty of memories to pass around the campground. […]

  • City celebrates successful first year of KC Streetcar

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Streetcar turned one on Saturday. Big celebrations kicked off the streetcar’s first birthday at Union Station, but businesses up and down the streetcar’s 2-mile track have been celebrating all year. Ridership has far exceeded expectations. In fact, yesterday the streetcar logged its two millionth ride. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham spent the morning exploring some of the excitement and economic impact generated by the KC Streetcar.

  • For 5 hours murder suspect fires at KCK police, marshals before surrendering

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — For several hours early Sunday morning, Kansas City, Kan., police task force officers and U.S. marshals, were threatened with gunfire during a standoff with a murder suspect. They went to the 900 block of Kansas at about 1:25 a.m., to arrest Emenencio C. Lansdown, charged Friday with second degree murder and criminal possession of a firearm related to the murder of Casey Eaton. She was shot to death on Wednesday night in the same area, the 900 block of […]