Gia Vang

Reporter

Gia Vang joined the Fox 4 news team as a reporter in October 2011.

Gia worked as a reporter and weekend anchor for KEZI in Eugene, Oregon before landing in Kansas City, Missouri. There, Gia was first to report on an investigation into the torture and death of a local girl by her mother, that rocked the community for a year until her mother was sentenced to death. Gia also covered tsunami warnings along the west coast after the Japan earthquake. And she's covered her share of sports too, following the Oregon Ducks road to the BCS national championships in 2010.

Gia is ecstatic to be covering news in the midwest and feels extremely lucky to be doing what she is passionate about. She is originally from Sacramento, California. She studied journalism at California State University, Sacramento. She knew at an early age she wanted to tell stories. In fact, she used to write stories for extra credit in elementary school!

On her free time, you can find her exploring, whether that's the region's landscape, a restaurant, a dinner recipe, shopping hot spots, or vintage stores. Gia also loves to catch up with her big family back home in California. She has 8 siblings and several nieces and nephews.

If you have a news idea, or just want to say hello, send Gia an email at gia.vang@wdaftv4.com. You can also find her on her Facebook fan page, facebook.com/GiaVangFox4, to get updates on the stories she is working on.

Recent Articles

  • Arrowhead Stadium: home of the…Chiefs?

    Posted on: 11:38 pm, October 19, 2013, by

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A true sea of red fan knows how the national anthem at Arrowhead Stadium ends, with...
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  • ‘Anonymous’ calls for #OPMaryville Twitterstorm in light of teen’s rape allegations

    Posted on: 9:29 pm, October 15, 2013, by

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A “Twitterstorm” was created by a vigilante hacker group Tuesday.  Anonymous asked people to use the...
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  • Fmr. KC NBA player Joe Meriweather passes away

    Posted on: 10:12 pm, October 14, 2013, by

    PARKVILLE, Mo. — Former Kansas City King NBA player and former coach of the woman’s basketball team at Park University,...
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  • Drug dog service helps clients keep property drug free

    Posted on: 10:03 pm, October 9, 2013, by , updated on: 11:00pm, October 9, 2013

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo . -  It’s the only one of it’s kind in the metro according to the handler with Metro...
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  • Proposed Army regulation would delimit future tattoos for soldiers

    Posted on: 10:33 pm, October 8, 2013, by

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. – Proposed Army regulations about tattoos are just a signature away from becoming policy. The regulation would keep...
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  • Vacant lots next nuisance city wants to take down

    Posted on: 10:09 pm, October 7, 2013, by

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -  The city is trying to tackle it’s next issue: vacant lots.  For resident Sarah Brown, it...
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  • Local artist raises one million dollars for charity before the age of 20

    Posted on: 9:38 pm, September 28, 2013, by , updated on: 10:45pm, September 28, 2013

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Not many 19-year-olds can say they have generated a million dollars for charity, but Jeff Hanson,...
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  • Geese Police win back metro fountains from pooping birds

    Posted on: 10:33 pm, September 25, 2013, by

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The city has a new way to tackle those geese leaving behind their droppings in some...
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  • Mother shares excruciating loss of two-year-old daughter

    Posted on: 10:31 pm, September 24, 2013, by

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A Kansas City, Kan., mother told FOX 4 what life has been like without her two-year-old...
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  • Thieves strike DeSoto daycare, take AC units

    Posted on: 10:04 pm, September 23, 2013, by , updated on: 10:55pm, September 23, 2013

    DESOTO, Kan. — It’s another case of thieves lining their pockets at the expense of kids and parents.  A DeSoto...
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  • 27-yr-old KC man named as suspect in Kenya mall attack

    Posted on: 10:28 pm, September 22, 2013, by , updated on: 06:19am, September 23, 2013

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — CNN has reported that one of the suspects in the deadly attack at the Westgate Shopping...
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  • Boy found 13 years after being kidnapped by grandmother

    Posted on: 9:21 pm, September 21, 2013, by , updated on: 10:42pm, September 22, 2013

    CHILLICOTHE, Mo. — A was boy found in northern Missouri after being abducted in Florida almost 13 years ago. There...
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