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Nicole DiAntonio is an award-winning reporter and anchor who joined the Fox4 team in September 2015. You can catch Nicole anchoring the weekend morning show or reporting during the week.
During her time at Fox4, Nicole has covered national stories including the devastating Oak Grove tornado, 2016 presidential race and the Royals’ World Series run. One of her favorite reports was a series called “Women at Work,” where she focused on inspiring women working in different male-dominated fields.
Nicole moved to Kansas City from Virginia where she was an anchor and reporter at WHSV in Harrisonburg. During her time there, she won an award from the Associated Press for her reporting. She covered a variety of stories, including the U.S. Senate race, the Hannah Graham murder and the UVA Rolling Stone rape article.
Nicole started her career at WCAV in Charlottesville, Va. She graduated from the University of Virginia and is a proud Cavalier.
When she isn’t in the newsroom, you can find Nicole exploring different restaurants across the metro, spending time with family and friends and hanging out with her 20-pound Maine Coon cat, Mason. Nicole loves any music with a beat and believes a perfect day must include a good belly-laugh.
Nicole wants to hear from you! If you have a story idea or just want to say hello, be sure to contact Nicole at Nicole.DiAntonio@wdaftv4.com. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Recent Articles
  • Local family working toward wheelchair-accessible home

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Eleven-year-old Cody and fourteen-year-old Hunter love many of the things young boys do — BattleBots, Royals baseball, video games. They’re vibrant kids full of life, but their conditions do pose some considerable challenges. Cody and Hunter have Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a muscle condition which requires them to use a power wheelchair. Stacie Edwards said her sons have been in wheelchairs since they were around two years old. “It affects the strength of all their voluntary muscles so that […]

  • Clinton man running in Boston Marathon to honor officers killed in line of duty

    CLINTON, Mo. — A Clinton man plans to run in one of the biggest marathons in the country to honor the Clinton Police Department and the two officers who lost their lives in the past year. Officers Gary Michael and Ryan Morton were killed in the line of duty seven months apart. Loc Hong lives in the same neighborhood as Michael’s widow and Officer Nathan Bettencourt, who was injured the same night Morton was killed. “It is a small town, […]

  • Raytown neighbors say they ‘stayed away’ from man charged in Brookside murder

    RAYTOWN, Mo. — Jackson County prosecutors on Wednesday charged an 80-year-old man with murder. David Jungerman has been a suspect for some time in the killing of attorney Tom Pickert nearly six months ago. FOX4’s Nicole Diantonio visited Jungerman’s Raytown neighborhood, where residents had some strong reactions. Neighbors say Jungerman lived here for nearly 50 years. Outside his house, his white van remains in the driveway, the van that has become a center point of the investigation. It’s been 24 weeks […]

  • Long journey for ‘kidney buddies’ leads to 5K at Riverfront Park

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Nearly 115,000 people currently need an organ transplant. But, only about 30,000 transplants are performed annually. On Saturday, two strangers connected by a similar journey walked together for the Midwest Transplant Network 5K at Riverfront Park. The event raises awareness about the importance of organ donors. Julika Wocial is a marine biologist and organ donor living in Boston. She connected with Jamie Fountaine, a Kansas native, online nearly a year ago. Jamie was getting ready to […]

  • Despite just working on spring landscaping, metro companies prepping for possible snow

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Instead of pushing mowers, crews throughout the metro are preparing to possibly push snow. On Friday, employees at True North Landscaping and Snow Removal temporarily put up their landscaping equipment and instead got out another thousand tons of salt for the weekend. Roye Dillon said his job sometimes requires him to juggle all seasons in just a week. “We were out mulching and trimming plants, putting down fertilizer and getting ready for spring,” Dillon said. “And […]

  • Owners of Lone Jack cattle feedlot planning expansion say they’ve gotten threats

    LONE JACK, Mo. — The owners of a Lone Jack cattle feedlot say the heated controversy surrounding their company has led to some scary threats. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will soon decide if Valley Oaks Steak Company will be allowed to expand. The company currently has about 900 head of cattle. The company has applied for a permit that would allow it to house just under 7,000 cattle. But not everyone in the surrounding area is on board […]

  • Police working to improve security at crime-ridden Independence apartment complex

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Independence police are working with the Hawthorne Place Apartments to help curb crime in the neighborhood. Nearly 2,000 people live in the Hawthorne Place Apartments, located off East Dover Lane. Officer Luis Virgil said the Independence Police Department has held numerous community meetings to gather feedback. “We came to find out that a lot of what was happening out there wasn’t because of the people that live there. It was either people coming through or people visiting,” […]

  • Metro woman asking for help to find priceless, irreplaceable photos stolen from her car

    NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A metro woman says priceless photos were stolen from her vehicle this weekend. Now, the community is getting involved to bring her family mementos back home. Meghan Gibson said her car was broken into outside of her home Friday night. The thief stole her wallet and the car radio, but the most important item stolen from her vehicle can’t be replaced. It’s a photo of her mother, and one of only a few images that […]

  • Metro residents preparing for Kansas City’s March for our Lives rally

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Students, parents and teachers from around the metro will join thousands across the nation this Saturday in March for our Lives rallies. The Kansas City event was originally going to be held at the J.C. Nichols Fountain. After receiving feedback from thousands of people, organizers decided to move the event to Theis Park. Mohammad Azeem started organizing the local event after hearing about the tragic shooting in Parkland Florida. “For the first time, we have seen […]

  • Blue Springs officer to run nearly 260 miles across Missouri to honor fallen firefighters, police

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Blue Springs police officer will run nearly 260 miles across Missouri to honor his fallen officers. His journey will start in St. Louis and end at Kauffman Stadium. But before he gets to the finish line, it will be a long journey, running nearly 10 marathons during the next nine days. Officer Keegan Hughes started planning the run five months ago. “Each day we are honoring one to two firefighters or police officers that were […]

  • Nearly 100 Blue Springs middle school students go against school plans and walk out of class

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — An assembly was the original plan, but nearly 100 Blue Springs students didn’t go along with what school leaders had in mind. It’s been more than a month since a gunman killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Since then, students across the country and around the metro have held walkouts. On Wednesday, Paul Kinder Middle School was the latest school to hold a demonstration asking to end violence in schools. Originally, the […]

  • Human trafficking survivor hopes new films will shine light on growing epidemic

    Human trafficking is a $150-billion industry for traffickers, according to the International Labor Organization. New data from the National Human Trafficking Hotline reports an increase in the number of human trafficking cases in both Kansas and Missouri. Christine McDonald is a survivor now working to raise awareness and shine a light on this dark industry. “I survived 17 years of my journey here on the streets of Kansas City. I think we believe these things don’t happen in our own communities,” said McDonald. […]