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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.

Recent Articles
  • Della Lamb in need of more toys this holiday season

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For 40 years, Operation Santa has made sure needy families in the metro have new toys, books and clothes for Christmas. It’s started with 100 families, but now Della Lamb serves 1,700. This year, Della Lamb lost a retail sponsor, and they’re down about 600 toys. With two more days of distribution, the director is praying for a Christmas miracle. Watch FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham’s report in the video player above for more.

  • Kansas City master potter Irma Starr shares her passion for 17th century designs

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Master potter Irma Starr specializes in what she calls the lost art of pottery, much of it dating back to 17th century designs. For decades, Starr has created her masterpieces here in Kansas City. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham watched some of her techniques, and spoke to Starr about her passion for passing them on. Watch her special report in the video player above. If you want a piece of Starr’s pottery, you can buy the Wizard […]

  • Metro organization provides area families in need a Thanksgiving with donations

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A metro organization is taking donations to help area families in need have an enjoyable and traditional Thanksgiving at home. Recipients of “Operation Thanksgiving” meals from Della Lamb told FOX 4 having Thanksgiving at home makes them just like other families. Della Lamb packed 1,700 bags of groceries on Saturday. It’s a huge undertaking that takes a village of volunteers to accomplish. It begins with 1,700 bags gradually filled with everything needed for a feast: mashed […]

  • The Ararat Shrine Circus comes to Kansas CIty

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For the 79th year the clowns, tiger tamers and stunt riders spent the weekend entertaining folks in Kansas City at the Ararat Shrine Circus. Sunday morning FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham had the special privilege of going behind the scenes at the circus with a family that’s been in the business for five generations. “This show is very special this year.  We want the old fashioned circus, but we also want the modern circus,” said circus owner […]

  • Family owned business in West Bottoms celebrates Christmas by bringing people together

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In the “oldest” part of Kansas City they’re already celebrating Christmas and drawing thousands of people to join the party. First Friday weekends have become a popular in the West Bottoms, and at the heart of it, is Restoration Emporium. The lower case “re” sign on the 100 year old building of the family-owned business is somewhat understated. “‘Re’ everything; repurpose, restore, refinish, renew. We find ways to incorporate that into the store,” said Jeff Huff […]

  • Metro Boy Scouts help stock the shelves for Goodwill

    LIBERTY, Mo. — Thousands of Boy Scouts scoured Kansas City neighborhoods Saturday to collect donations for Goodwill. This is the first year for the huge effort, which will bring clothing into the stores that provide options for the less fortunate. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham spent the morning with them.

  • KC bread company puts dough on the line for a Royals World Series title

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City bread company is betting on the Royals to win it all. Farm to Market Bread is making a friendly wager with a San Francisco bread company, and there is a whole lot of dough on the line. The Royals fans who work at Farm to Market Bread are on a roll. “Yeh.  Royals are gonna win, and we are gonna send some bread to San Francisco,” Wade Wooldy said. “When the royals win […]

  • Where one former Royal lives, neighbors splash his home with blue

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — World Series revelry is bringing neighbors together. That’s especially so in the neighborhood of the oldest Kansas City Royal, former pitcher Dave Wickersham. His neighbors surprise him with something new almost every time he walks out the door. Most recently it all started with a big, blue “W.” “They kept on winning, so the W kept going up, it was like we should do some more,” neighbor Alexis Martin said. “Then they beat the Angels, and […]

  • The latest strides in breast cancer research

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Every year 230,000 women in America are diagnosed with breast cancer. Susan G. Komen funnels millions of dollars into research to try and find a cure, and quite a bit of that money goes to projects at the University of Kansas’ Cancer Center. Researchers at the University of Kansas’ Cancer Center know they are fighting a formidable foe. The enemy is metastasized breast cancer. Their weapons are microscopes, vials and tedious repetition. “The nature of science […]

  • Kansas City Marathon runner combines running and knitting to set world record

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – One Kansas City Marathon runner combined two things during Saturday’s race which don’t usually go together. David Babcock, who is a graphic design professor in Warrensburg, combines two of his favorite hobbies while participating in races like Saturday’s marathon: running and knitting. In fact, last year Babcock set the world record for knitting the longest scarf while running in a marathon. It’s an odd combination; the gentle click, click of wooden knitting needles, blended with the […]

  • Indian Mission Fall Festival raises money for the Shawnee Indian Mission

    FAIRWAY, Kan. — Volunteers of the Shawnee Indian Mission call it the “best kept secret in Johnson County.” In fact the very name for Johnson County and a slew of other Kansas landmarks can be traced back to the Shawnee Indian Mission. Names like Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission Drive, and Johnson Drive, just to name a few. Thomas Johnson built the mission in 1839 as a boarding school for Indian children. It was an effort to acclimate them into a […]

  • BoysGrow teaches inner city youth much more than farming

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tomatoes, peppers, melon and squash are just a few of the crops grown on 10 acres of land near Grandview, Missouri. The farmers, so to speak, are 13 to 16 year old boys, learning to grow, and so much more. Brandon Lane, 13, didn’t even know what kale was before he signed up to work the fields at BoysGrow. Now he knows how to grow it and cook it. “I normally put it in with steak […]