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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
  • 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 […]

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    Pitmasters gather at American Royal for BBQ bragging rights

    It’s the most serious barbecue cook-off on the globe. One hundred and sixty teams gathered Saturday at the American Royal Invitational to become world series barbecue champions. Last year the Grand Champion was pitmaster Tuffy Stone of Virginia. He went at it again this weekend. FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham and photojournalist Matt Kline tell his story. Five hundred teams will compete on Sunday in the American Royal open competition.    

  • KC Bikers for Babies ride for the March of Dimes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s the biggest charity bike ride in the country: KC Bikers for Babies. Ed hale and his posse of 700 bikers are a huge part of the ride. Some of Hale’s passion can be traced back to the day, eight years ago, when he met a tiny baby girl. When Hale and his posse roll in, everyone takes notice.   The group is legendary for their support of babies. “It takes a lot of time, good people […]

  • Volunteers pull together for Avenue of Life to severe community members in need in KCK

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The former Kansas City, Kansas Salvation Army building is under new ownership. Saturday, Avenue of Life opened its doors to serve the underserved in a whole new way. Nineteen agencies are operating under the same roof with a goal of transforming the community. In the two months since the avenue of life sign has replaced the for sale sign on the old Salvation Army building, a transformation has occurred. Some say it’s miraculous. “We’ve had electricians […]

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    Local Kansas winery celebrates 20 years of business

    BASEHOR, Kan. — Grape harvest at Holy Field Vineyard draws so many eager pickers; they have to take reservations to work the fields. The Basehor, Kansas vineyard is celebrating its 20th year.  They have won numerous awards for their wine. The September sun streaming down on the vineyard ripens the fruit and draws volunteers from miles around. Eager volunteers file into the vineyards to help with the harvest; they admittedly enjoy the fruits of their labor. When Les and Michelle […]

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    Dentistry from the Heart serves those in need with free dental care

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — Statistics show that about 30 percent of adults have untreated dental cavities, and often times that’s because they don’t have insurance. But on Saturday in Blue Springs those statistics were met head on with free dental care from the event Dentistry from the Heart. The line formed early with dozens of people willing to wait in the cold for free dental work. “I don’t have insurance through work yet because our owner is still trying to […]

  • Locals celebrate Irish heritage and culture at the Kansas City Irish Fest

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Irish Fest was in full swing on Sunday, rounding out a weekend of music, dancing and Irish culture near Crown Center. In all, 30 bands performed on seven stages. There were also dozens of venders with Irish scarves, mittens and t-shirts for sale. Forty million Americans claim Irish heritage.  Kansas City’s festival does a lot to promote tourism with the green island. Representatives from Ireland were also on hand talking about the importance […]