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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
  • Kansas officials ask Yoder to seek end of family separations at US border

    TOPEKA, Kan. — Dozens of elected officials in Rep. Kevin Yoder’s congressional district in Kansas are pushing him to demand an end to the forced separation of families caught crossing the U.S. border illegally. Democratic state Rep. Jarrod Ousley of Merriam and Republican state Rep. Linda Gallagher of Lenexa delivered a letter Wednesday to Yoder’s office in Overland Park. The letter urged Yoder to demand that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security stop separating families. The letter argues the decision targets […]

  • After years of complaints, KC woman frustrated with house next door that’s caving in

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A homeowner in Kansas City is frustrated with the city over a building that’s caving in. Jody Michael lives 14 feet away from the dangerous building and worries it could collapse any day. “Fourteen feet from that house to our house right now, but if it falls in, you can tell it is coming this way,” Michael said. She and her family moved into their home along Fairmount Avenue in the West Plaza are nearly 16 […]

  • With more potholes than people, Bates City police chief steps up to help repair roads

    BATES CITY, Mo. — Potholes are a big problem in the little town of Bates City. This week, the police chief expanded his normal responsibilities as he helped several volunteers fill hundreds of potholes around town. Chief Danny Long said there are nearly 300 potholes that need to be filled. Neighbors watched as the hard-working volunteers tried to fix the problem themselves. “They are bad. I am dodging them, and I jokingly say I could lose my car in some of them […]

  • Metro man thankful to be alive after truck drops into massive sinkhole in Excelsior Springs

    EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. — After his truck was swallowed by a massive sink hole,  an Excelsior Springs driver is grateful to be alive and that no one else got hurt. Lance Shoemaker instantly became trapped in his truck Tuesday night when his car fell into a nearly 6-foot sink hole in a business’ parking lot along Jesse James Road in Excelsior Springs. “I just remember the truck wiggling a little bit and then bam — I was in the bottom of […]

  • Man in prison for St. Louis murder freed after 36 years of maintaining his innocence

    On his last day as governor, Eric Greitens pardoned five people and commuted the sentences of four others, including Rodney Lincoln. The 73-year-old spent more than three decades behind bars for a crime he said he did not commit. FOX4’s Nicole DiAntonio spoke with representative from the Midwest Innocence Project (MIP) who was there when Lincoln was released. Rodney Lincoln was in prison for 36 years, but no longer. And now he is making up for lost time with loved ones. […]

  • Surveillance camera catches thief breaking in to Blue Springs family’s car

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — A thief tried to break-in to a Blue Springs family and several other families’ cars, and it was all caught on camera. Surveillance video shows a man opening the locked car door and rummaging through her things. Then the camera captures him walking to several other parked cars along the street. Watch the surveillance footage in the video player above. Now, Taylor and her family want to warn others so their neighbors do not become the […]

  • Family honors Independence teen by adopting street where he was killed

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Nearly two years since Javon Reilly was shot and killed walking home from class, his family has found a special way to honor his memory. Javon’s aunt, Jennie Anderson, adopted Winner Road in front of Van Horn High School through Independence’s Adopt-A-Street program. “This is his school. This is where he would walk every day, and this is where he died,” Anderson said. On Sept. 19, 2016, Javon was shot and killed walking home from class. In […]

  • New FDA-approved medication could provide relief for migraine sufferers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Do you suffer from painful migraines? There may be some new relief available locally. The FDA has approved a new injection, Aimovig, to help the nearly 20 percent of people who suffer from migraines. But is it worth the cost? A monthly dose can cost $575. That adds up to $6,900 a year. “I think insurance companies will probably present it as something to be used when other things don’t work right,” said Steven Arkin, a […]

  • Peculiar mom takes FOX4 inside home to show improvements after 5 kids removed

    PECULIAR, Mo. — Children were found covered in bug bites had reportedly gone days without food. Now a Cass County woman faces charges and five children are in protective custody. Tiffany Burton, 32, faces five counts of first degree endangering the welfare of a child. FOX4’s Nicole DiAntonio went inside the Peculiar, Mo. home, and spoke to Burton, who said this is the first time her children have been away for more than a day. Burton brought FOX4 inside her […]

  • Emotional sendoff for graduates at Kansas School for the Deaf

    OLATHE, Kan. — Thousands of students graduate high school this spring across the metro. On Wednesday, seven seniors at Kansas School for the Deaf received their diplomas as they prepare for the next chapter of their lives. It was an emotional send-off for the class of 2018 as the seniors filled the auditorium one last time. More than 150 people gathered to support them and cheer on the graduating class. School administrators said there is currently 10,000 people in the […]

  • New season of ’13 Reasons Why’ raises concerns about mental health from metro schools

    OLATHE, Kan. — Addressing teen suicide is an important conversation, and although a popular Netflix show aims to raise awareness about mental health, some critics worry it could do more harm than good. Season 2 of “13 Reasons Why” will be released Friday. Several school districts have already reached out to parents ahead of the upcoming release. The Olathe School District emailed a letter to middle and high school parents, encouraging them to start conversations with their teens. Park Hill […]

  • Metro family demands change to dangerous KC intersection after losing loved one in crash

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A metro family is demanding change to dangerous intersections around Kansas City after they say their loved one was taken too soon. Staci Schoellhorn and her parents moved to Independence more than a year ago. Schoellhorn said she would frequently take her parents to doctors visits at Truman Medical Center and knew the area well. “I took my dad down to his eye clinics all the time so it was a known intersection on both sides. I […]