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
  • 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 […]

  • Hopefuls audition for roles with Shawnee Mission Theatre in the Park

    SHAWNEE, Kan. — Actresses and actors from around the metro are tuning up their voices and lacing up their dance shoes at auditions for Theatre in the Park today. Shawnee Mission Theatre in the Park boasts the largest outdoor Community Theater in Kansas City. This season, a new building is bringing new possibilities to the theater group. Broadway dreams are born during the annual auditions that involve singing a few bars and then learning and performing a brand new dance number in front […]

  • Boxing program helping Parkinson’s patients fight back against disease

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Nearly a million American suffer from Parkinson’s Disease. Even with mediation, the prognosis typically worsens over time. For dozens of patients in the metro, the front line is not in a hospital or medical office. It is at a small gym with a close-knit group of people fighting together, one punch at a time. A small tremor is often the first sign that someone is suffering from Parkinson’s Disease. But a new program at Rock Steady […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]