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
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    7 lawn and garden tips from Olathe’s Grass Pad to get your lawn ready for spring

    OLATHE, Kan. — Spring-like temperatures in the middle of winter are throwing our lawns and flowers into a slight state of confusion. A lot of folks are wondering what they should be doing this weekend to help their green space out. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham spoke with the experts at Olathe’s Grass Pad for some tips that should keep you busy at least through the weekend. 7 lawn and garden tips to take this weekend 1) Don’t worry about the bulbs like […]

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    Panache Chocolatier & Cafe offers the best for Valentine’s Day

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A sweet Valentine’s Day tradition is keeping candy makers busy this weekend. Panache Chocolatier & Cafe on the Country Club Plaza are busy hand-dipping thousands of truffles and strawberries for your sweetheart. “It all starts with the chocolate,” said owner Julie House. “You bite into our truffle, that is the first flavor you will get is chocolate.” After you taste the chocolate, the second and third notes of strawberry or champagne fold over your taste buds. “It’s a 1-2-3 […]

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    FanFest pays tribute to Yordano Ventura as Royals face a future without him

    Royals fans paid their final respects to pitcher Yordano Ventura Saturday at FanFest. Many continued to bring mementos to a growing tribute there. After Ventura’s death in a car accident in the Dominican Republic last weekend, the tone of FanFest was notably more somber, and an entire room was built in Ventura’s memory. As the Royals look to Spring Training in February, the question now is, what’s next? There is a growing pile of cards, balls, bats, art, event World […]

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    Skaters take the ice as Kansas City hosts U.S. Figure Skating Championships

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thousands of people are in Kansas City this week for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the Sprint Center.  Although the city has bid on the event many times, this is the first time since 1985 that its landed here. There are 500 athletes competing over a 10-day period that continues through the weekend.  The economic impact to the city is an estimated $18 million, not to mention the pure awe of watching 2018 Olympic hopefuls […]

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    Police identify two people found dead inside SUV along WB I-70

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Two people are dead following a shooting early Saturday morning. The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department says around 3 a.m. officers were dispatched upon reports of an injury crash on I-70, west of the state line. Responding officers say they found a man and woman dead from apparent gunshot wounds inside of an SUV involved in the crash. The driver was identified as 59-year-old Socorro Olivas. The passenger was identified as 54-year-old Javier Ambriz. According to a […]

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    Snow and ice create treacherous driving conditions throughout the metro

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — City streets felt more like skating rinks if you got out early on Saturday morning. Underneath all the snow that’s blanketed the roads on Saturday evening lies a treacherous layer of ice. That ice caused dozens of accidents, and even more slide offs. Get the latest updates on winter conditions with FOX 4 weather Overnight the frozen mist sprayed over the city, coating the streets and sidewalks with sheer ice. People out walking could hardly keep […]

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    Missouri Town 1855 gives Lee’s Summit visitors a look at Christmas past

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Before Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Amazon wish lists, Christmas looked a lot different in the midwest. On Saturday, Missouri Town 1855 transported visitors back 150 years to celebrate Christmas the old-fashioned way. Under mantels adorned with evergreen and pine cones, the fire that warms the house also helps bake Christmas cookies in Missouri Town 1855. Treats laced with molasses honey and ginger were probably a rare treat for Missouri’s early settlers. “It represents Christ’s swaddling […]

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    Local stores welcome holiday shoppers for last First Friday weekend of the year

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With only three weeks until Christmas, this weekend is the last First Friday weekend before Christmas. Crowds are wandering through several new stores that opened up this holiday season in the historic West Bottoms district. Varnish and Vine opened its doors this summer. Owner Will Perry says, “We enjoy bringing in the outdoors. The succulents and air plants are a big part of what we like to highlight as well as handcrafted goods, mid-century modern furniture […]

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    Shoppers support their favorite local stores on Small Business Saturday

    Small Business Saturday began in 2010 as a way to draw holiday shoppers into locally owned businesses. The event, sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, has grown into a movement of sorts. Over the last few years, sales have more than tripled for small businesses on this day. Local business communities throughout the metro are rolling out the red carpet for customers in an effort to woo them away from big box stores. Long before the bell swings against […]

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    March of Dimes issues new report cards on nation’s premature birth rates

    During this World Prematurity Week, the March of Dimes has released a new report card on the epidemic. For the first time in a decade the numbers are growing. One in ten babies in Missouri are born too soon, giving the state a C grade from the March of Dimes. Kansas fares only moderately better with an 8.8 percent pre-term birth rate, earning a B grade. According to the March of Dimes, one reason that babies are born too soon is […]

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    Witness sees officer shoot man in River Market, says police ‘acted in reason’

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police were called to break up a fight between a man and his girlfriend in the River Market last night. It ended with a police officer opening fire on the man. The man and his girlfriend were in a parking lot in the 400 block of Main street in the River Market area. Perry Jordan and his friend saw the whole thing from a nearby car and heard the man and police officer arguing. “So we […]

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    Popular DIY blogger shares tips at Johnson County Home and Remodeling Show

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — As the weather turns cooler, homeowners are taking their improvement projects indoors. Thousands got some fresh inspiration this weekend at the Johnson County Home and Remodeling Show. Whether you are remodeling big or small, or you are looking for some fun DIY projects, there are about 200 exhibitors on hand, ready to answer your remodeling questions. Also, plenty of fun on the demonstration stage, including well-known DIY blogger Serena Appiah. She is showing folks how to […]