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Macradee joined Fox 4 in July 2011 as a reporter. She comes to the Midwest from the Wild West, having grown up in Laramie, Wyoming and becoming a University of Wyoming Cowboy.

After graduating with a degree in Communications and Journalism, Macradee spent five years at KGWN-TV, the CBS affiliate in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

An avid sports fan, Macradee started as a Sports Reporter and soon became the first female Sports Director in the State of Wyoming. One of only 840 members of the media invited to vote for each years Heisman Trophy Winner, Macradee has cast her vote for the past three years.

In 2009 KGWN-TV named her the News Director, making her one of the youngest active News Director's in the country. While working in Cheyenne, she sat down for an interview with Barack Obama, the first Democratic Presidential Candidate to come through the Cowboy State since JFK.

Outside of work, you can find Macradee on the golf course, cooling off at the pool with a book, spending time with family, or running (trying to keep up) with her two Italian Greyhound rescue dogs, Moses Edwin and Royal Eddison.

Macradee is thrilled to be "back on the streets" talking to people and sharing stories as a Fox 4 Reporter. If you have a story you'd like to share with her, email her at macradee.aegerter@wdaftv4.com


Recent Articles
  • PCP believed to have caused explosion that hospitalized officers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The hallucinogenic drug PCP is suspected to be the cause of Saturday’s explosion inside a home at 29th and Olive.  According to police a man inside the home told officers he was smoking what he called “wet”, a slang term for PCP, when the blast happened. Police say if that’s true, they put a lot of people in danger, first and foremost himself and first responders. The explosion happened around 5 p.m. on Saturday. Kansas City firefighters […]

  • Neighbors’ argument sends people scattering when gunfire erupts

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An argument escalated, forcing kids and adults to dive for cover in their own home. Police say it all happened on 83rd and Olive around 11 p.m. Sunday. “It was duk, duk, duk, duk,” neighbor Robert Bruce said as he described the sound of the gunfire. Bruce’s fiancé, Alexis Messick, counted the bullet holes that riddled her car. “I’ve got one here, one here, one here, one there,” she pointed out. The bullet holes, shattered glass and torn material […]

  • Surveillance catches people in the act of defrauding disability fund

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s a lifeline for persons who are disabled, but thousands of con artists are trying to take advantage of the program. And it’s costing taxpayers’ money. A relatively new program that’s run by the Office of the Inspector General for Social Security already has saved local taxpayers more than $45 million. Each year the United States gives more than $175 billion in Social Security funds to people on disability. But the Kansas City Cooperative Disability Investigations, […]

  • People close to man charged with child’s shooting say it was an accident

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 22-year-old Kansas City man who was asked to play the role of peacekeeper is behind bars, charged in Monday’s shooting that injured a four-year old boy. Children’s Mercy Hospital says the four-year old boy is in stable condition after a bullet tore through a wall and hit him in the lower back. Friends of the boy’s family say the child is doing fine, and say the child knows this was an accident. Monday morning, the […]

  • Oak Grove man dies in tragic farming accident

    OAK GROVE, Mo. — A farming accident claimed the life of an Oak Grove man over the weekend. Fifty-eight-year-old Rick Timm died Friday evening while working on a baler. It happened on East Howell Road at about 6:30 on Friday night. Family members say Timm loved two things: His wife Jacque, and tinkering on his tractor. That night he was working on his tractor when the baler killed him. “He loved this,” Jacque said as she looked around the small farm. Day after […]

  • KC man faces 13 felony charges related to attempted bus and car hijackings

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man is facing 13 felony charges Friday night relating to the attempted hijacking of a metro bus and attempted carjacking of others. Police say James M. Jackson was high on PCP June 30 when the incidents occurred. Prosecutors say Jackson is a prior and persistent offender with at least four drug, robbery and burglary convictions under his belt. Witnesses FOX 4 spoke with Friday say this incident takes the cake. Jackson could spend […]

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    Two homicide victims ID’d in Lenexa: Their names are Brian and Clifford, ages 47 and 79

    LENEXA, Kan. — Police identified Friday morning the two victims found dead Wednesday night inside a home on a quiet, tree-lined street in Lenexa. The bodies of Brian Baskind, 47, and Clifford Preston, 79, were discovered after an injured man called 911 unaware of where was. Police pinged his cell phone and found him shot outside a home in the 8500 block of Hallet Drive. The man alerted police to the two dead bodies inside. Police say Baskind and Preston are related […]

  • Mother separated from son fights claims that she exaggerated his medical problems

    KANSAS CITY,  Mo. — A Kansas City teenager at the center of a hospital battle in Chicago will stay in protective custody. That’s the decision a Cook County judge made during a custody hearing in Illinois. On Friday, July 4, 16-year old Isaiah Rider’s mother spoke exclusively with FOX 4 about it all. Michelle Rider has been fighting to regain custody of her son Isaiah since April when Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago got a temporary court order placing Isaiah in […]

  • Lifeguard rescues toddler at Gardner Aquatic Center

    GARDNER, Kan. — Two near drownings have happened in two days here in the metro. On Wednesday a three-year-old girl was found face down and unresponsive in a pool at the Gardner Aquatic Center. Gardner police are crediting an alert and quick acting lifeguard for saving the toddler’s life. Hundreds of kids splashed through the water Wednesday evening at the aquatic center. Walking the edges, a rotation of 28 lifeguards, all patrolling the sights, sounds and movements of those in the […]

  • Store manager says con men stole both peace of mind and money during scheme

    OLATHE, Kan. — It’s a new twist on an old scam. Shortchange thieves have successfully hit Olathe businesses and now police are asking for your help identifying the two men they say are involved. Police say the shortchange scam involves laying down money to pay for an item, then confusing the clerk so you actually get back more than you paid. Six businesses in Olathe including a Subway and Sugar Rush fell victim. The owner of the cupcake store calls […]

  • Dozens of patients hospitalized with fireworks related injuries over weekend

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It was a painful weekend Independence Day revelers. Dozens of patients had to be treated by metro emergency rooms following weekend celebrations gone wrong. At the University of Kansas Hospital’s Burnett Burn Unit, the youngest patient treated was a five-year-old who doctors say was struck by gravel after a firework exploded. At Research Medical Center a 32-year-old man is being treated after first responders say the man’s hand was blown off after setting off a half-stick of […]

  • Veteran who got the help he needed now looking to help others

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A local Army veteran who disappeared, and then was found in a local hospital suffering from anxiety and depression, is now hoping to help others. Nearly three months ago Aaron Clary wrote a goodbye note to his fiancé, asking her to take care of the kids. The note explained she was better off without him and the Army veteran left town on a bus with little money and no phone or belongings. Two days later he […]