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
  • Looking back at 50 years of Royals baseball

    The Kansas City Royals are celebrating their 50th season. They got their start at Municipal Stadium, which was home field to the Kansas City Athletics and the Monarchs and Blues before that. Such greats as Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Willie Mays and Satchel Paige played at the stadium on 22nd and Brooklyn. Since 1923, crowds of Kansas Citians have poured through the gates to see their favorite teams play ball. In 1955, the A’s came to town and the city had its […]

  • Lawncare experts weigh in on how to grow a ‘greener’ yard

    In our exemplary effort to produce a green law, we’ve often gotten a little off target, and the environment is the unintended victim. At the ninth annual Healthy Lawns Expo, experts from the cities of Shawnee, Overland Park, and Lenexa demonstrated some “green” ways to grow our lawns and protect Mother Nature. According to Shawnee Storm Water Prevention’s Jonathan Wiles, “rainwater washes the pollutants, sentiment, fertilizer and pet waste into rivers and streams untreated.” And there are some simple things […]

  • LEGOLAND opens Ninjago exhibit early for Hopekids

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Just in time for Spring Break, the Ultimate LEGO Ninjago Experience is open at LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Kansas City, complete with a new 4-D movie in the theater. Just hours before it opened to the public, LEGOLAND allowed some especially strong kids in our community inside for some individualized ninja training. FOX4’s Carey Wickersham spent the morning with the folks at Hopekids, a non-profit organization dedicated to brightening the lives of children facing life-threatening condition. […]

  • Stair climbers rise to the challenge for Fight For Air Climb

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Eight-hundred thousand people in Kansas and Missouri suffer from some kind of lung disease. In America, more people die every year from lung cancer than colon, prostate, and breast cancers combined. That’s why the American Lung Association’s Fight For Air Climb is so important. “You do feel that compression in your chest and it’s hard to breathe, which is part of it, so you feel what those individuals that have lung disease are feeling,” climber Tracy […]

  • Owner of The Roasterie has blends coffee with personal passion

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Almost anytime of the day or night, you can find folks on the corner outside The Roasterie looking up in wonder. A 1945 D-3 named Betty, after the founder’s mom, serves as a reminder to the city to live life on the rim. “The nuns would always say, ‘go your best’. My dad would always say, ‘go your best.’ That’s what its always been about,” said Danny O’Neill. “Do your absolute best with your God-given talents.” […]

  • Avenue of Life on track to eliminate homelessness in Wyandotte County

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The statistics are stunning. In one building, 80 organizations have come together to slash homelessness in the poorest county in Kansas. Four years ago, Avenue of Life was just a dream. Today, it’s become a life-changing program that has communities around the country trying to replicate its model. And one by one, hopeless situations in Wyandotte County are changing. Marlena Taylor and her small family fled Houston last summer after Hurricane Harvey made them homeless. Hundreds […]

  • Charred wood process keeps damaging bugs and fungi out of garden beds

    FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham was up bright and early Sunday to check out the Johnson County Home and Garden show to get a jump on planning for spring decorating. She met up with the folks at Green Thumbelina — the only company in the country who specializes in charred wood garden beds. The charring process chemically changes the wood to keep away damaging bugs and fungi.

  • Reliving past memories and looking forward to new ones at Royals Fanfest

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals are celebrating their 50th season this year. It all began on April 8, 1969 with a 12-inning victory over the Minnesota Twins. Some of the pitchers from the ’69 season were at Fanfest this weekend sharing their memories of the first home opener. It happened at the old Municipal Stadium at 22nd and Brooklyn. Many of the original Royals have passed on, but there are three pitchers from that first season who […]

  • 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 […]