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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
  • Country fans fight through traffic to see Kenny Chesney and company

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Some of Kansas City’s biggest country fans were jamming at arrowhead on Saturday night.  But earlier in the day, traffic was jamming up party plans to see Kenny Chesney and company. Thousands of fans got caught in a snarl on their way out to arrowhead, fighting their way to see Jason Aldean and Kenny Chesney. Even FOX 4’s crew sat in traffic for over an hour on their way there. There was an accident at Blue […]

  • Accident at Blue Ridge on I-70

    Accident leaves vehicle overturned on I-70 near the Blue Ridge Cutoff

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A car overturned in the eastbound lanes of I-70, causing traffic to slow way down Saturday afternoon. Shortly after 2:30 p.m. police were called to the scene of an overturned vehicle in the eastbound lanes of I-70 near the Blue Ridge Cutoff. Police said an SUV slammed into the barrier and knocked part of the concrete into the opposite lane. At least one victim sustained serious injuries, but they are believed to be non life-threatening. The […]

  • Ax wielding man arrested in Shawnee after dispute with neighbors

    SHAWNEE, Kan. – A Shawnee man was taken into police custody on Saturday, accused of swinging an ax at his neighbors. Police responded just before noon to an area near 64th and Monticello in Shawnee. Two people went to the hospital because of the incident. When officers arrived, they saw the suspect walking from his neighbor’s house back to his own. Police say it is unclear what started the fight. Both victims are in stable condition and expected to recover […]

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    Thousands of KCP&L customers without power in Overland Park

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Several customers were without power on Saturday due to a pop up storm which occurred earlier on in the day. Around 4 p.m. Saturday KCP&L was reporting around 5,100 customers were without power in Overland Park. A customer who lives near 80th and Hemlock told FOX 4 there were several downed trees in the area due to a store which blew through the area around 11:30 a.m. Around 4:30 p.m. that number had dropped to just […]

  • Vehicle pursuit across cities in Kansas

    Stolen vehicle pursuit involves multiple agencies in Kansas

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Suspects accused of stealing a SUV, were involved in a pursuit which spanned across several cities in the state of Kansas. Shortly before 4 p.m. on Wednesday the Kansas Highway Patrol dispatch was requested to help assist the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department with stopping an aggravated burglary suspect in a stolen vehicle, which was reported by Shawnee Police Department. A trooper initiated a traffic stop near Kansas Avenue and 57th Street in Kansas City, Kansas […]

  • Police continue search for man accused of shooting, killing his employer

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — According to investigators, Willie Parker is the man who shot and killed his boss Tuesday near 39th and Rainbow and the University of Kansas Hospital, and as of Wednesday they were still looking for him. Police consider Parker armed and dangerous. Just after noon Tuesday police say 47-year-old Parker shot and killed his boss Michael Ziade after the two had an argument. Parker was an employee of Ziade’s business, first class medical transportation company. While it […]

  • KCMO police arrest man armed with ax involved in standoff

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police have arrested a man who was involved in a standoff near 109th and Marsh in Kansas City on Wednesday. Around 3 p.m., officers were called to the scene of the incident they say involved a man armed with an ax who had barricaded himself inside of a house located at 8305 E 110 Terrace. Captain Tye Grant said a woman called police, who says the man, who had been staying at the residence, and ran from the house, lunged […]

  • North Kansas City School teacher under investigation

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Tuesday, the same night parents were enrolling students and getting ready for a new school year, a former teacher is under investigation. Administrators Northgate Middle School wouldn’t answer many of FOX 4’s questions on Tuesday about why the former teacher is being investigated. The school did, however release this statement: “Thank you for your inquiry. [Teacher’s name] is no longer an employee of North Kansas City Schools, and we are fully cooperating with the investigation.” […]

  • Military personnel called to Prairie Village home to dispose of possible explosive

    PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. — Police were called to a Johnson County residence where an antique military explosive was located. Around 12:30 on Tuesday afternoon, officers were called to a residence in the 6300 block of Hodges in regards to the possible explosive. Police say a woman who lives in a home there was cleaning out her basement when she came across a mortar shell, which officers say is from the World War II era. The woman told police she believes her […]

  • Four workers overcome by carbon monoxide in KC home, OSHA opens investigation

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Firefighters and paramedics responded Monday to a home in the 7500 block of Olive Street, where four people working in the basement needed medical care after exposure to carbon monoxide. The mother of the woman who lives in the home, Nadine, said she had hired Pride Renovations and Construction of Blue Springs to fix a water leak in her basement. The workers were there for about 30 minutes when those workers came upstairs and tumbled into her kitchen. At […]

  • 14-year-old Reagan Class, and her father Dan Class

    Community gathers to celebrate Reagan Class’ 14th birthday

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Monday friends, family and perfect strangers came together to support the victim of a northland double shooting, who turned 14 years old on Monday. The event was a celebration of Reagan Class’ 14th birthday. As Class remains unconscious in a hospital bed, supporters wanted to make sure to celebrate the day the way they say Class would have if she was able to. The Kansas City Fire Department was there with one of their trucks, […]

  • Crime scene near Thompson and Colorado

    Police identify two homicide victims killed at birthday party in KCMO

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police have identified the two people killed at a large family gathering on the northeast side of Kansas City late Saturday night. In total five people were shot during the incident. Police said the shooting incident happened during a birthday party, outside a home at Thompson and Colorado, turning the event into a large disturbance with several witnesses. On Monday, police identified two of the five shooting victims. Antonio Hernandez, 31, and Omero Garcia, 39, were […]