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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
  • One killed in crash at I-29 and Cookingham during evening rush hour

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was killed Tuesday during evening rush hour when the driver lost control of the vehicle on I-29 in the Northland, causing it to leave the highway and crashing on Cookingham Drive. A portion of the street was closed as a result, and will remain closed for around an hour. The accident happened at about 5:00 p.m. Police say 54-year-old Cynthia R. Free was driving a pickup truck traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of I-29. They say […]

  • Woman who called 911 after Jewish center shootings, takes the stand on day two of Cross trial

    OLATHE, Kan. — Day two of the Frazier Cross trial wrapped up Tuesday evening in a Johnson County courtroom. Maggie Hunker, who was the only person spared by cross during his shooting rampage at the Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom in Johnson County back in April of 2014, took the stand on Tuesday. Reat Underwood, 14, and Reat’s grandfather Dr. William Corporon, 69, were both killed outside the Jewish Community Center, as Underwood was there to audition for the […]

  • Suspect injured as police chase ends in crash on I-35

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A police pursuit ends in a crash Tuesday night. Shortly after 8 p.m. Kansas City Missouri Police attempted to pull over a beige Ford Mustang, which was believed to have been taken in a carjacking around noon Tuesday. The vehicle refused to stop and a chase ensued near 40 Highway and Willow. At one time, the suspect vehicle was going the wrong way on 435 in an attempt to get away for police.  The chase winded […]

  • Kansas schools push for emergency funding, two are denied

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Several metro schools pushed for emergency funding, and two walked away empty handed on Monday. The state finance council decided which Kansas schools would be dished out extraordinary needs funding. The Kansas City, Kansas School District requested $2.1 million, but staff told FOX 4 Monday night that they are disappointed because they only got a quarter of what they asked for. Also, Olathe and Bonner Springs requests were both denied. FOX 4 talked to two school […]

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    Water main break closes down multiple lanes of 23rd Street in Lawrence

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — A water main break forced lanes of traffic of a major Lawrence street to close on Monday. The broken water main is a 1954 12 inch cast iron pipe, located to the west of 23rd and Massachusetts Street, just south of downtown Lawrence. As of 2 p.m. both the eastbound lanes were closed and the westbound lanes were currently in use for two-way traffic in that area. Utilities staff were on-site to assess the damage and to […]

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    Puppy stolen along with truck in Lenexa is found, truck still missing

    LENEXA, Kan. — A missing puppy named Jacki, who was stolen along with a truck in Lenexa, has been found and will be reunited with her owner Monday evening.  The puppy was found by a person, who wishes to remain anonymous in Edgerton, Kansas, in the vicinity of 8th and Sunflower Road, still inside the crate and appeared to be in good health, on Saturday morning. The puppy was taken to Oak Brook Animal Hospital in Gardner where the dog […]

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    Witnesses say Kansas City arson suspect was “laying on the burning bed, watching the flames”

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 44-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with multiple felonies in connection to a weekend arson in the 3400 block of Wayne Avenue. Prosecutors said Monday that Richard Northcutt, 44, faces felony charges of first degree arson, first degree domestic assault and felonious restraint. According to court records, police were dispatched to the 3400 block of Wayne on a reported domestic assault and arson. The 51-year-old female victim told police she believe Northcutt was high […]

  • Olathe woman warns others after pet was attacked and killed by coyote

    OLATHE, Kan. — An Olathe woman, who says a coyote killed her dog last week, is sending out a warning to people with small pets. Olathe police say it’s not uncommon to see coyotes and foxes in neighborhoods. Police say the wild animals are usually on the hunt for food from vegetable gardens, trash cans and pet food left outside. Julie Vollertsen, says her 12-year-old Shih Tzu mix, Tyson, was killed by a coyote last week after darting out the […]

  • KCK police identify body of man found in river

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police are investigating after a body was discovered in a river at 58th and Kansas Ave. Police say they were called to the area shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday. They say two fishermen found the victim, who appeared to have been there for a while. The body was partially decomposed, and it was unclear what race or gender the victim was, however one officer at the scene told FOX 4 the victim appears to be male. Only a portion of the […]

  • Hundreds run to support brain cancer research at Head for the Cure benefit race

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — More than 5,000 people raced through the streets of Corporate Woods in support of research for brain cancer Sunday morning. Head for the Cure started 13 years ago after the founder’s brother died of brain cancer. Team Little Owl had more than 250 members there on Sunday, running in remembrance of little Allie Fisher. They were the largest team on the course. “Every year we are like, ‘there is no way we can top our team […]

  • Man gets shot then run over in KCMO

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police are investigating after a man was shot and run over by a car near east 27th and Elmwood Streets in KCMO. According to investigators, there was a shoot out between two individuals. They said they are looking for the other person involved, who shot a man and then left the scene. So far there have been no arrests in this case, however police say there were at least four witnesses at the scene. Neighbors who […]

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    Josh Duggar among those exposed during Ashley Madison leak

    From parliament, to the Vatican, to a disgraced American reality star, the Ashley Madison website data dump reaches far and wide. In fact 15,000 of the email addresses released are registered to the white house and other government agencies. Others were tied to major corporations. Among the names apparently outed on the adultery website: Josh Duggar, of the former reality show “19 Kids and Counting,” who was also accused of sex crimes involving four of his siblings and one other […]