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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
  • 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 […]

  • Job fair gives women new employment opportunities

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Labor unions in Kansas City, Missouri are projecting a busy summer of construction, and they are looking to hire a local workforce. The city is specifically reaching out to recruit women. The city requires that projects over $300,000 have crews that are at least 10 percent minority, and two percent female. Day in and day out single mother of five, Annette Hall, directs traffic on road construction sites. “Opportunity came up to get into construction, $14 […]

  • Mammogram parties help make wellness checks more pleasant

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The American Cancer Society recommends mammograms for women over 40, and now one group is working hard to make the experience more pleasant. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham shows how in a special report. Watch it in its entirety in the video player above.

  • Kansas City companies thrive on Valentine’s Day

    SHAWNEE, Kan. — Two of Kansas City’s oldest businesses were all about the love on Saturday. Valentine’s Day is an economic cornerstone for both Hallmark and Russell Stover Candies. The two companies have been dishing out the sweetness in the metro since the early 1900’s. When Russell Stover opened his small candy store in Kansas City in 1925, he probably never envisioned this. “For the three days of valentines, all the KC stores will do about 40 thousand berries,” said […]

  • Butterfly garden serves as main attraction at KC Remodel and Garden Show

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Homeowners are inching closer to having their dream homes. They’re getting some tips at the KC Remodel and Garden Show, at the American Royal.  One of the most popular attractions is the butterfly garden. Guests can walk through an enclosed area and be instantly surrounded by butterflies. If you are looking for the same magical experience this summer, in your own back yard, you are in luck. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham found out how to draw the […]

  • Bartle Hall hosts Royal’s Fan Fest 2015

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thousands of Royals fans gathered at Bartle Hall Saturday, for the biggest Royals Fan Fest ever! With only 65 days until the home opener, fans are ready for a repeat. Watch FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham special report in the video player above. CLICK HERE to enter FOX 4’s “Royal Treatment” Sweepstakes

  • ‘Give ‘n Get Coat and Shoe Exchange’ gets passed on to a younger generation

    OLATHE, Kan. — It was a coat and shoe exchange, which started with a handful of eighth graders who needed to earn some community service time. Then Five years later their “Give ‘n Get Coat and Shoe Exchange” has touched thousands of lives in the metro. This year, the kids who started it are seniors, and they’re ready to pass it on. A group of friends at a couple of catholic schools in Johnson County didn’t set out to do […]

  • Area students compete in The Lego League World Class Challenge at Union Station

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Some of the brightest young minds in Kansas City put their brain power to the test competing at “The Lego League World Class Challenge.” On Saturday, 40 teams of students, in grades forth through eighth from area schools, used Legos to compete against each other as innovators in the making. “We are getting them ready to work in our work force in the KC area in things that are going to be really important in the […]