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Kasey Babbitt joined the FOX 4 News team in 2010 as a studio production assistant, then in November 2013 moved on to work in the web department for fox4kc.com as an Interactive Content Producer.

Prior to working as a web producer, Kasey simultaneously worked at Channel 6 News in Lawrence in addition to FOX 4, and before that as a video editor and graphic artist for a NCAA Division 1 sports syndication company in Overland Park. She has also worked as a property manager in Lawrence for the residential side of a commercial and residential equities investment group based out of Walnut Creek, California.

Kasey graduated from the University of Kansas in December 2008, with a Bachelors of General Studies degree in Theater and Film, with an emphasis in film and video production, and a Business Minor.

While a senior at KU, she received recognition for being a part of several short films, as well as awards for a short-form documentary called, “The Littlest Ones: A Dogumentary,” which she partnered with her brother, Grant, to create. Grant and Kasey also ran their own small scale video production and photography company from 2006 to 2010, creating various productions for commercial, professional and independent clients.

Kasey is also native to the Kansas City area. She grew up in Lenexa, Kansas and graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School in 2005.

Being creative while working in the world of media is one of her many passions and to better serve the FOX 4 community, especially those who utilize the content on the FOX 4 Twitter and Facebook pages, as well as fox4kc.com, she welcomes any questions and comments to be sent to her via email at Kasey.Babbitt@wdaftv4.com.


Recent Articles
  • Thieves steal instruments, gear from Chicago band traveling through KC

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A trailer full of instruments and musical gear belonging to a band from Chicago was broken into late Saturday night or early Sunday morning while it was parked in the street by the Comfort Inn, 770 Admiral in Kansas City. The band, Chicago Afrobeat Project, had just performed in Lawrence, Kan., and was headed back to Chicago when they stopped at the Comfort Inn for the night. They say the security guard wouldn’t allow them to park in the hotel […]

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    Child accidentally drowns after falling through ice at residential pond

    NEVADA, Mo. — Authorities say an eight-year-old boy is the victim of an accidental drowning after falling through ice, along with two other boys, at an area pond over the weekend. According to a joint press release put out by the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office, Vernon County Ambulance District and the Nevada Fire Department, emergency personnel responded to a 911 call which was made around 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning regarding three children who had fallen through ice at a residential pond […]

  • How to make snow ice cream!

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — FOX 4’s Megan Dillard shows viewers how to use all this snow to your advantage with just a couple of ingredients. The recipe is simple and fun, and a perfect activity for kids of all ages! Snow Ice Cream Ingredients: Approximately 8 cups of snow 1 can of condensed milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (or a different flavor variety of extract like almond, lemon, mint, etc.) (optional) chopped nuts, chocolate chips, etc. Instructions: Add ingredients to […]

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    Woman formerly called ‘Half-ton Killer’ gets new lease on life

    HOUSTON – A 1,000 pound woman, once known for taking the fall for her two-year-old nephew’s death, shares her weight loss journey after clearing her name and gaining a new lease on life. According to KTRK Mayra Rosales, who had been deemed the “Half-Ton Killer”, took the blame for her nephew’s death as a way to protect her sister, claiming she rolled her morbidly obese frame over her nephew killing him, but in reality had nothing to do with his […]

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    Lawrence police search for individuals believed to be armed and dangerous

    LAWRENCE, Kan. – Police are looking for a man and woman accused of multiple crimes, who they consider to be armed and dangerous. Rachael Ann Hampton, 20, and Robert Alan Long, 24, have warrants out for their arrests for Aggravated Kidnapping, Aggravated Robbery, and Aggravated Burglary, relating to an incident where three individual were shot, which occurred on February 8 of this year. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Hampton or Long is urged to call the Lawrence Police […]

  • Mother of 10-month-old baby boy killed inside Cameron home

    CAMERON, Mo. — A 26-year-old mother, who police believe was shot by her husband, was found dead Wednesday morning in Cameron, Mo. According to court documents, police were dispatched to 905 West Prairie Street, apt #C, shortly before 1 a.m. after receiving reports of an emergency involving a domestic disturbance. When officers arrived, they encountered Adam J. Baker, 27, who was standing out in front of the apartment building at that location. At that time, Baker informed officers that he […]

  • Police wonder if metro car wash crimes are connected

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police are busy trying to crack several recent bizarre crimes at three car washes in Kansas City, Kansas and in Grandview, Missouri in recent weeks. “I came in around 9:30 in the morning on February 11th and saw the coin machine all burnt and damaged and knew something wasn’t right, ” said David Kemper, a maintenance employee at Hiland Crest Car Wash near Gibbs Road and South 50th Street in KCK. Kemper said one of their surveillance […]

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    Family asks for help finding missing pet following devastating house fire

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A family is searching for their beloved pet after she escaped during a house fire. Michelle McPherson’s family home, which was located at 1706 NE 68th Terrace in KCMO, recently burned down and was reportedly a complete loss. Not only did the fire claim the life of one of the family’s pets, but another pet, a half cocker spaniel, half golden retriever named Shiloh, has gone missing as well, believed to have been spooked by the […]

  • Standoff ends; burglary suspect taken into custody in KCMO

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police say a standoff near Jackson Ave. and Anderson, which was responsible for blocking a neighborhood street for several hours, has ended in an arrest. The standoff began at about 7:00 a.m. A man got caught breaking into a house, but when police showed up, he refused to come out. Members of the tactical unit were called in at about 8:30 a.m., and arrived wearing bulletproof vests. At one point, neighbors say the man climbed onto the roof […]

  • Kansas State student cited for disorderly conduct following Monday night’s game

    MANHATTAN, Kan. – The student at Kansas State University, who allegedly pushed a University of Kansas basketball player when he rushed the court at a recent game, has been issued a notice to appear in court for disorderly conduct. According to the Topeka Capital Journal, university police announced Wednesday that Nathan Power would be facing legal action as a result of his actions following Monday night’s basketball game between KSU and KU. “On Feb. 24, Nathan Power voluntarily met with […]

  • Museum chooses replacement for original statue destroyed by vandals in Independence

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A popular statue of an old pioneer woman in Independence, which was stolen and destroyed, is being replaced. The National Frontier Trails Museum picked the replacement. RELATED: Two charged with theft of Independence statue, third sought by police A smaller version of the original statue, sits inside the museum. It’s a bronze pioneer woman holding a baby in one arm, and carrying a bucket with her other hand. The new statue is very similar to the original, but […]

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    Woman with multiple DUI convictions arrested gain for same charge plus 5 others

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. — On Monday afternoon 31-year-old Mary Womack strolled into a Johnson County courtroom wearing black and white jail clothes to face a judge. Perhaps, a new judge, but for Womack it was a familiar charge: driving under the influence. In fact, during her video arraignment the judge announced Womack faces a total of six new charges. Court papers reveal that just after 1 p.m. on last Saturday Johnson County sheriff’s deputies arrested Womack as she drove along K-10 […]