Monica Evans

Monica Evans joined FOX 4 as a general assignment reporter in September 2005 after working as a freelance reporter for almost a year.

Monica began her broadcasting career in the mid-1980's while she was still in college.

Her first job in television was operating a studio camera at WFSB in Hartford, Connecticut. She also tried the world of radio as a weekend anchor/ reporter for WKND in Windsor, Connecticut. Monica jumped back to television as a talk show host and producer for Connecticut's NBC affiliate WVIT, and served as the chair of their television production board "What About Woman". She was still in college and the youngest person to hold such a position at that time.

As a court and crime reporter at WGGB-TV in Springfield, Massachusetts, Monica covered numerous exclusive stories including an on-camera murder confession. She then gave up the gloom and doom of crime reporting to become the first Arts and Entertainment Reporter for Connecticut's FOX affiliate WTIC-TV.

Monica has a bachelor's degree in communication from Central Connecticut State University.

Monica has lived in the Kansas City Metro since 1998. Having worked in television most of her career, she tried her hand at public relations here in Kansas City at Allstate Insurance Company and Sprint. You can see Monica on FOX 4 News at 5 p.m.

In her spare time, Monica enjoys cooking, live music, comedy, art, golf and traveling. While she misses the coast line of Connecticut, she loves Kansas City's family friendly atmosphere.

Monica, her husband and three children live in Johnson County.

Recent Articles

  • Some displeased with First Lady’s plan to deliver Topeka commencement address

    Posted on: 6:30 pm, April 21, 2014, by

    TOPEKA, Kan. — First Lady Michelle Obama will be the commencement speaker at Topeka’s high school graduation ceremony. Mrs. Obama’s...
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  • Family starts scholarship fund in memory of mother killed in Jewish center shooting

    Posted on: 7:00 pm, April 15, 2014, by , updated on: 08:12pm, April 15, 2014

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Two days after Terri LaManno was killed in the Jewish Shalom parking lot — where she...
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    Terri Lamanno was the 3rd victim of the deadly triple shooting on Sunday outside Village Shalom and JCC.
  • Family and friends remember Terri LaManno during Monday prayer service

    Posted on: 6:52 pm, April 14, 2014, by and , updated on: 07:20pm, April 14, 2014

    LEAWOOD, Kan. — Friends and family of Terri LaManno, one of the victims of Sunday’s shootings, attended a prayer service...
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  • Some opposing increase in taxes due to Streetcar expansion

    Posted on: 6:22 pm, April 1, 2014, by and

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A judge held a public hearing at the Jackson County Courthouse on Tuesday to allow both...
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  • Family honors daughter by urging others to commit random acts of kindness

    Posted on: 5:32 pm, March 31, 2014, by , updated on: 05:49pm, March 31, 2014

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – When a University of Central Missouri student died in a car crash in early March, it...
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  • Protesters gather in opposition to Hobby Lobby over contraception healthcare controversy

    Posted on: 12:25 pm, March 25, 2014, by , updated on: 05:25pm, March 25, 2014

    MISSION, Kan. — The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Tuesday regarding businesses that do not want to provide...
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  • Mayor addresses students at Park Hill High School

    Posted on: 12:56 pm, March 24, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:08pm, March 24, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Sly James went to class Monday. He spoke to students at Park...
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  • Students file lawsuit against Wright Career College

    Posted on: 8:35 pm, March 5, 2014, by , updated on: 10:32am, March 6, 2014

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Former and current students at Wright Career College are suing Wright, accusing the college of providing...
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  • Missing 15-year-old Kansas City girl located

    Posted on: 6:11 pm, March 4, 2014, by , and , updated on: 08:03am, March 5, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Missing for more than four days, 15-year-old Nateriel Beaver has been found safe and unharmed, according...
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  • Doctor’s new orders: No more health insurance

    Posted on: 8:12 pm, March 3, 2014, by , updated on: 08:54pm, March 3, 2014

    LEAWOOD, Kan. — A local doctor fed up with the way he’s reimbursed by insurance companies says he’s not going...
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  • Byrd pleads guilty to assaulting player during high school football game

    Posted on: 6:36 pm, February 25, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:44pm, February 25, 2014

    PLATTE CITY, Mo. — A Platte County high school football player has pled guilty to assaulting a Winnetonka High School...
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  • Missouri Gas Energy plans rate hike which would cause customers to pay more out-of-pocket

    Posted on: 6:06 pm, February 24, 2014, by

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri Gas Energy wants a $23 million rate hike. It says the increase is needed to...
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