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

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    Science enthusiasts already making plans for 2017’s total solar eclipse

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Science enthusiasts are excited for what some are calling the biggest astronomical event in recent history. Well, at least in the past 38 years. A total solar eclipse, that’s when the moon passes between the sun and the earth, is set to pass over the United States for the first time in nearly four decades, and those science enthusiasts are so excited, they’re preparing for it an entire year in advance. The eclipse will happen on […]

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    Mural Mystery: Crews renovating old school buildings make quite a find depicting early KC history

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Earlier this month, Kansas City Public School District finalized the sale of Westport High School near 39th and Main, and developers have big plans for its future, but in the process of renovating the building, crews made a shocking discovery. A group called Sustainable Development Partners bought Westport High school and Westport Middle School right across the street. They’re turning the buildings into a giant co-working space for entrepreneurs who don’t have an office. As crews were renovating […]

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    Thousands rally for Kansas City’s Race for the Cure

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Experts estimate that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. That’s why thousands rally every year for the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s Race for the Cure. Molly Hammer opened the race with a performance of the national anthem. Hammer is fighting Stage 4 breast cancer. She already beat the disease back in 2008, but it has since resurfaced and spread. About ten thousand advocates took to the streets of Kansas […]

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    Local golfer competing against the pros for 1 of 10 LPGA cards available for 2017 season

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Golfers from around the world are in Kansas City this weekend. 144 women from 30 countries are competing at Staley Farms for one of the ten LPGA cards available for the 2017 season. “It’s wonderful to have it at Staley Farms,” tournament director Pat Riha said. “This is one of the best golf courses in KC, and the community has just embraced it up here. It’s been tremendous support.” Fox 4’s Carey Wickersham caught up with a […]

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    College players take the field at Kauffman for Ban Johnson All-Star game

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Before the Royals hit the field at the K to face the Rangers on Sunday, Kansas City’s best college players competed in the Ban Johnson All-Star Game. Ban Johnson is celebrating its 90th year. The league gives college baseball players the chance to play in a highly competitive summer league. Several Royals players spent time in the Ban Johnson League including Frank White and David Cone. Kansas City native Rick Sutcliffe played in Ban Johnson as […]

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    Patriot Guard and VFW Riders show support at Melton’s funeral

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Those who attended the funeral for Captain Dave Melton walked beneath hundreds of flags held aloft by members of the Patriot Guard and The VFW Riders. Captain Melton served 17 years on the Kansas City, Kan. Police Department and 26 in the Kansas National Guard. Sweltering heat didn’t keep the patriots and vets from holding their flags high in support of an officer, veteran and hero who died serving. The low rumble of motorcycles adorned with […]

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    New line of products from ‘Fixer Upper’ star Joanna Gaines to hit shelves in Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Restoration Emporium has been in the West Bottoms since 2012.  They are located in a 110 year old building that was once Kansas City’s Studebaker Factory.  They’ve transformed the old building into a vintage-lovers dream.  Dozens of vendors re-purpose old furniture and season it with a lot of Kansas City love. In fact, they were selling the farmhouse look before it became so popular.  That is how they developed a relationship with Chip and Joanna Gains […]

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    YMCA continues long history of work with Kansas City community

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thousands of YMCA employees and volunteers are in the metro this weekend for their national conference.  The “Y” has a rich history in Kansas City, dating back to 1860.   The Kansas City YMCA was the seventh to open in the country. What started as affordable lodging for young men moving into the city has definitely evolved.   There are now 10,000 centers across the country, 14 in the metro.  The mission has always been to […]

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    Kansas City rugby 7’s players eyeing Olympic games

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As if traditional rugby wasn’t tough enough, now there is rugby 7’s. It’s a new Olympic sport in Rio this year. Extremely intense and physically grueling. The KC Blues rugby 7’s team played a tournament in Kansas City today. There were several players on the field who are making a run at Team USA in 2020. “It’s an awesome display of fitness, power, and speed with a little skill mixed in” says tournament director Peter Kowalski. […]

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    Makers gather in Kansas City for Maker Faire this weekend

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Makers from around the heartland are gathering in Kansas City this weekend at the 6th Annual Maker Faire at Union Station. There are about 1000 inventors at the Maker Faire and they are showing, and often selling, their new inventions. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham caught up with a Wichita man who has created a touch light that uses wifi to let loved ones know you are thinking of them. John Harrison’s invention, called Filimins, connect family members […]

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    Low income families can get free produce at metro farmers markets

    It is definitely the season for fresh fruits and vegetables, and farmers markets all over the metro are brimming with homegrown bounty. We all know, it can be expensive to eat healthy, especially for folks who are already on a tight budget. Luckily, there is a new program that starts next week that allows folks enrolled in the supplemental nutrition assistance program or snap to put more produce on their tables. Kristan Haanstav loves to shop local,but she has a […]

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    Civil War re-enacters bring history to life in Gladstone

    GLADSTONE, Mo. — An armed service ceremony in Gladstone on Saturday extended past recent conflicts. Six Civil War veterans and one from the War of 1812 are buried in the Big Shoals cemetery. Saturday’s tribute included a rifle salute and wreaths laid on historic graves. “A lot of history is just a series of fascinating stories, and when you start looking into them, you make these really amazing personal connections to what was happening in the past, what was happening […]