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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 www.thewonderwithinyou.com.

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    Storm cleanup continues across the metro

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Many people in the metro spent the day Saturday cleaning up what Friday’s early-morning storm left behind. Limbs caught up in power lines, trees atop roofs and cars, and 80 miles an hour winds damaged a lot of property across the metro. Watch as FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham reports how workers are making headway, but still have plenty to pick up, in the video player above. Click here for info from KCMO’s 311 Call Center on their hours, […]

  • Dr. BBQ teaches how to “do steak right”

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you’re planning to grill out for Father’s Day weekend, then one man has some tips to creating the perfect steak. “Dr. BBQ” is in town for Boulevardia this weekend. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham reports, in the video player above, how he’s teaching thousands how to “do steak right.”

  • ‘Sleepyhead Beds’ works to get local families in need a goodnight’s rest

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thousands of children in Kansas City spend the night on the floor or a couch because they are in need of their own bed, and as a result many aren’t getting the rest they need. The group, Sleepyhead Beds, is trying to meet the growing need and they could use your help. The promise of a free bed had dozens of folks up early on Saturday morning. “It’s great I love it. I need a bed. […]

  • Star Wars Day at KC Pet Project

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The force was with some dogs and cats at Zona Rosa on Saturday, as the Empire and a few Jedi Knights joined forces to help find the pets a new home. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham is Working for You with the report. Click here for more information about adopting a pet from the KC Pet Project.

  • KCK Kiwanis Club helping kids stay safe on bikes

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — In just a few more days, thousands of kids across the metro will be out of school for summer vacation—and a great many of them will be hopping on their bikes. Now one local group is working to make sure those kids stay safe. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham has more on how the Kiwanis Club is helping children learn the rules of the road.

  • Metro family says March of Dimes saved daughter’s life

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Nearly 10,000 people gathered in the Power and Light District on Sunday for the annual March of Dimes March for Babies. The March of Dimes began in 1938 to fight polio. After a vaccine for that disease was discovered, the organization turned its attention to newborn babies. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham met up with one metro family at Sunday who credits the organization with saving their daughter’s life.

  • Run raises money to help kids with visual impairments

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Some amazing athletes gathered in Waldo on Sunday to raise money for some very special kids. The Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired Trolly Run raises money the center uses to help children with visual impairments through a variety of programs, including physical therapy, occupational therapy and other services. Runner Aaron Scheidies, who routinely competes in triathlons and marathons, raced the entire course tethered to a guide. He was diagnosed with macular degeneration as a child, […]

  • Top college roller hockey teams skate into town for championship

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — The best college roller hockey teams skated into the Independence Events Center this weekend for their national championship tournament. If you’ve never heard of roller hockey, FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham is Working for You with what you’ve been missing.

  • Canines and their human companions gather to help pets in need

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Call it the Dog Days of Spring. Downtown Overland Park went straight to the dogs on Saturday, and it all went to help pets in need of new homes. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham has more from Overland Park Downtown Dog Day.

  • Charity aims to pair autistic children with therapy dogs

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — At the Funny Bunny 5K run in Lee’s Summit on Saturday, dogs were welcome to run the course with their owners. In fact, it was really all about dogs—and the special kids they help. It was all to benefit a local organization called “Paws 4 Autism,” which helps families afford the cost of buying therapy dogs for children with autism. The dogs are trained to recognize when a child with autism starts to become anxious or […]

  • Students donate bus-load of clothes and shoes to Goodwill

    RAYMORE, Mo. — Middle school students in Raymore and Peculiar have been working all week to fill a bus with bags of clothing and shoes, and on Saturday they donated the thousands of pounds of good to Goodwill. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham has the report.

  • Metro church helps makes prom dreams come true

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Prom can be a pricey proposition, but a metro church is helping to make sure that the high cost of a prom dress doesn’t keep girls from going. This week, Woods Chapel Church in Lee’s Summit gave away nearly 3,000 new and gently-used formal dresses. For many teen girls, finding just the right prom dress is a dream come true. “I’m just looking around to see what catches my eye,” said Elicia Reuscher, a student at […]