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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
  • Big Slick event brings celebs back to KC to help Children’s Mercy Hospital

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Several hometown celebrities are back in the metro to raise money for Children’s Mercy Hospital. Saturday’s Big Slick event brought the celebs out to pinstripes for a bowling tournament. It was a big day at the Big Slick block party as hundreds of people stopped to see their favorite celebs back home. One Kansas City native, Paul Rudd, made an extra stop walking in the crowd, stopping to see this boy dressed head to toe like […]

  • Furniture store on Southwest Boulevard still smoldering hours after massive blaze

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A local furniture store and warehouse that caught fire Tuesday afternoon is still smoldering. As of Wednesday morning, firefighters were still at Friday’s Only Furniture store monitoring the fire and spraying water to cut down on the smoke. They also set up a large collapse zone around the building. Crews are concerned about the physical structure of the building because the older building has a lot of damage. FOX 4’s Nicole DiAntonio, who was on the scene Wednesday, […]

  • New playground for children of all abilities opens in Leawood

    LEAWOOD, Kan. — Three years after fundraising began, an inclusive playground has opened in Leawood, Kan., Tuesday at Leawood City Park on Lee Boulevard. The Royals and Variety Children’s Charity of Kansas City held a ceremony to celebrate that  children of all abilities can use it. One family told FOX 4 the new park would be much more convenient for them. “We have gone to Independence, Olathe, and the Northland for their inclusive parks they have, but this park is […]

  • Two Shawnee businesses vandalized overnight

    SHAWNEE, Kan. — Police are investigating after two metro businesses within a mile of each other were vandalized overnight. Police first responded to the Sport Clips along 65th Street on an alarm just before 1 a.m. Responding officers found forced entry through the main door. The second call came in around 1:40 a.m. after an employee responded to Minsky’s Pizza along Renner Road for an alarm call.  When the employee arrived, they noticed the glass of the front window and […]

  • More than dozen residents forced from Lenexa apartment complex after carbon monoxide alarms sound

    LENEXA, Kan. — A carbon monoxide scare is now over at one Lenexa apartment complex, but for nearly two hours residents were evacuated while firefighters investigated possible explosive levels of gas. More than a dozen people at the Madison at Woodridge Apartments near 87th and Hauser were evacuated after a carbon monoxide detector sounded. FOX 4’s Kathy Quinn talked to two roommates who said they had just gotten off of the night shift when there was a knock on the door. […]

  • Lee’s Summit West’s robotics team one of 13 invited to take part in competition in China

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Students at one metro high school will head to China this summer for a once in a lifetime trip. Team Titanium, from Lee’s Summit West High School, was one of 9 teams selected from the United States to compete in the prestigious robotics competition. “This is our first international competition, and we just received the invitation out of the blue from the organizer and we’re so thrilled to be invited and to be one of the […]

  • Harvesters steps in to serve 100 families in need of food after vandals trash KCK church and food pantry

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A KCK church is a mess after vandalism, but the congregation is still finding a way to help others. Tuesday’s food giveaway is typically one of Bethel Seventh Day Adventist Church’s biggest of the month. The food pantry that is attached to the church serves more than 100 families every month. Many of those families were supposed to meet at the church Tuesday for their food giveaway, but the pastor says most of the food had […]

  • MoDOT says distracted walking could be just as dangerous as distracted driving

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Monday is the start of a weeklong campaign to educate drivers and pedestrians about safety. More than 300 pedestrians were killed across the state from 2013 to 2016, and more than 1,000 were seriously injured. That campaign asks people to make smart decisions behind the wheel or when out walking. That includes remembering to exit on the opposite side of traffic if you are in a stalled vehicle. Also, be aware of traffic even if you are […]

  • Young ladies gear up with Olathe firefighters for Hero Day

    OLATHE, Kan. — On Saturday, dozens of young women got a first hand look a what it takes to become a metro firefighter. Nearly twenty young women between the ages of 14 and 19 joined the Olathe Fire Department for Hero Day. The girls got a change to learn to fight fires, while also battling their own fears. Maureen Griffin is one of four female firefighters at the Olathe Fire Department. “It is a family. These are my brothers. I […]

  • ACT experts encourage h.s. students to still take test even though some universities no longer require it

    LEAWOOD, Kan. — School may be out but many high schoolers are studying for this weekend’s ACT test. Many schools are now changing the requirements they want to see on your child’s admission application. University of Kansas, Kansas State University and Park University are among the list of local schools now considering the test “optional.” Experts at Get Smarter Prep say it actually leaves your child at a disadvantage when applying to the school. The acceptance rate is lower for […]

  • Raytown schools offering free swim lessons to second graders

    RAYTOWN, Mo. — Summer is here and that means pools are packed. This week Raytown School District is making an effort locally to prevent drownings by helping kids learn to swim. They will begin to offer swim lessons for kindergarten through fifth grade students. Every single second grader in the district is eligible to receive free swimming lessons at Raytown Schools Wellness Center along 350-Highway. In the class, kids will learn how to tread water, basic swimming strokes, and how […]

  • Local hospital teams up with Linwood YMCA to open new health clinic

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Months after the new Linwood YMCA opened its doors, crews will start work on a new on-site health clinic. For years Truman Medical Center worked to get more involved in the community through neighborhood clinics and grocery stores. This will be the first time they will provide care inside a YMCA. It is all part of ongoing effort to focus on overall fitness and wellness. The 7,000 square foot clinic is expected to open later this […]