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
  • 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 […]

  • Earth Day e-Waste event in KC helps you recycle old electronics

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — This Earth Day reducing our carbon footprint is one of the biggest things we can do to extend the earth’s longevity. That means recycling instead of burying obsolete electronics in our landfills. FOX 4 teamed up with 1-800-Got-Junk for an e-waste recycling event that had people lined up before dawn on Saturday. Glenn Henry took the opportunity to rid his basement of stacks of electronics. “I was gonna get a dumpster but this makes life a […]

  • Two teens killed, 7 injured in Lenexa when car full of teens crashes into tree

    LENEXA, Kan. — Two teenagers were killed early Sunday morning when the car they were in crashed into a tree. Seven other teenagers in the same Mitsubishi sedan were injured. A Lenexa Police spokesperson says at about 4:30 a.m., an officer tried to stop the car, which was apparently being driven without headlights on. The driver of the car sped away and the officer did not pursue, according to police. Then later, officers discovered the car crammed full of young […]

  • Man participating in bi-annual Tour de Doughnuts intends to eat 15 along route

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you thought you saw a large pack of Mini Coopers with some sugar-crazed drivers weaving through the streets of Kansas City, you were right. The bi-annual Tour de Doughnuts took off from Donutology in Westport Saturday morning. Their mission: to have some fun and inhale a large amount of local donuts. The diverse group of drivers has three things in common. One: Their love for British cars, an affinity for local donuts and a drive for […]

  • Mac N Seitz trains next generation of KC baseball talent

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals opening day is Monday in Minnesota. Fans in the metro are already predicting post season play. Players like Alex Gordon spent some time during the off season working out at Mac N Seitz, a huge baseball and softball coaching facility in Martin City. Mac N Seitz was founded 20 years ago by Royals teammates Mike MacFarlane and Kevin Seitzer. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham spent the morning talking a little baseball with Mac […]

  • Kids with autism make friends and lifelong memories at Camp Encourage

    LINWOOD, Kan. — The Center for Disease Control estimates one in every 68 children is diagnosed with autism. The diagnosis comes with a variety of challenges for families, but a small camp in Linwood, Kan. is making a huge impact and campers are coming away changed. Toe-tapping tunes, good friends, games and fun. Camp Encourage is filled with the things everyone loves about camp. Oliver Busenart would know. He’s been coming for years. “We get to horseback riding, swimming a […]

  • Robotics competition kicks into gear at Metropolitan Community College

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — More than one thousand kids spent the weekend in a battle of the brains at the 11th annual FIRST Robotics Regional Competition at Metropolitan Community College. 60 teams vied for a shot at the World Competitions. The event is designed to promote careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM. Many of the kids at the competition will go on to receive huge college scholarships and eventually, a good chance at landing 6-figure salaries. FOX […]

  • The Big Reveal is the ultimate bridal fair

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — You can almost hear the bells. Wedding season will soon be upon us. That means the season for bridal fairs is just heating up in Kansas City. This weekend, downtown and in the Crossroads District, hundreds of brides and grooms attended a bridal fair with a whole new twist. Its called The Big Reveal. It’s kind of like five bridal fairs in one. Guests were shuttled between five different venues by limousine, party bus, or trolley. Each […]