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
  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]