From the airwaves to your earbuds, FOX4 on-air talent talk to guests and break down the latest in Kansas City news.
Abby Asks: How to help your child get a good night’s sleep – Dr. David Ingram
Abby asks Dr. David Ingram from Children’s Mercy Hospital why your kid may not be sleeping and ways to get your kids a good night’s sleep!
Talking Star Wars
May the 4th, also known as Star Wars Day just might be Nick Vasos’s favorite holiday. To celebrate, Nick is joined by Mackenna Talley, host of the Salacious Crumbs podcast, as well as John Gerhards and Mike Simpson, members of the Fox 4 staff, to discuss all things Star Wars
Big Fur: A Wild Love Story
World champion taxidermist Ken Walker is looking for love and proof that bigfoot is real. Nick chats with Kansas City film maker Dan Wayne who documented this process.
Talking “Avengers” and the Marvel Cinematic Universe
A special edition of Signal Hill. Russ Simmons and Shawn Edwards talk with producer Kendall Swank about Avengers: Endgame and all things Marvel.
FOX4 Love Fund for Children
For nearly 40 years the FOX4 Love Fund for Children has been helping local children in need. Nick sits down Executive Director Allyson Summers and Development Coordinator Veronica Champion to discuss the various ways the charity helps the community.
Abby Asks: How to think about interior design – Jill Tran
Abby asks Jill Tran of Tran+Thomas Design about the psychology of interior design.
Mr. Stinky Feet
Jim Cosgrove, better known as Mr. Stinky Feet, has entertained children over a 20 year career including thousands of live performances and 10 albums. In addition he is also a motivational speaker and author. Nick catches up with Mr. Stinky Feet to discuss where he has been, what’s ahead and family.
Abby Asks: What it’s like fighting poaching in Africa – The Black Mambas
A new documentary short playing at the Kansas City Film Festival sheds light on South Africa’s first and only all female anti-poaching unit called the Black Mambas. Abbys asks founder Craig Spencer and member Goodness Mhlanga about standing on the front lines to help save rhinos from extinction.
Google Arts and Culture
Smoke Rings and the Finer Things! Google Arts and Culture has launched a new project where they focus entirely on one city, and their first choice is Kansas City! Nick chats with Simon Delacroix, US Lead for Google Arts and Culture and Sean O’Harrow, Executive Director for the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art about this exciting new project.
Keselowski dominates in Martinsville
Sam Atwell and Brian Dulle are back to talk about Brad Keselowski’s dominating win at Martinsville Sunday and the two teams dominating this season so far.
Racing out West in Phoenix
FOX4’s Sam Atwell and Brian Dulle discuss the 2019 NASCAR races on the Phoenix Raceway.
Abby Asks: What it’s like serving on Air Force One – Wanda Joell
Abby Asks: What life is like as a social media influencer – Kasim Hardaway
Abby sits down with Kasim Hardaway to discuss his life as a social influencer.
Recapping the race at Atlanta
Week 2 in the 2019 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series and Sam Atwell and Brian Dulle are back to talk racing as Brad Keslowski battles 36 other drivers and the flu to win at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The 61st Daytona 500
Another NASCAR season is underway as the cars took to the track in the 61st Daytona 500. FOX4 digital producers Sam Atwell and Brian Dulle talk about the big wrecks during the race, the top underdogs, those that were lucky and not so lucky, and why Denny Hamlin’s second Daytona 500 win was special for Joe Gibbs Racing.
Abby Asks — What life is like as a social media influencer – Kasim Hardaway
Abby sits down with Kasim Hardaway to discuss his life as a social influencer.
Abby Asks: How to start a brand with a blog – LocalE
Abby sits down with localE to ask them about fashion, social media, and life as an influencer.
Chris Stout of Veterans Community Project
Nick Vasos chats with Chris Stout, co-founder and CEO of Veterans Community Project, about placing homeless veterans in 13 new tiny homes.
Indoor soccer team KC Comets
The Kansas City Comets home opener is December 15th at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena. Nick chats with the Comets Marketing and Communication Manager, Jeff Husted and Comets defender John Sosa.
Daniel Brazzell of Team Fidelis
Twenty veterans die by suicide every day. Nick chats with Daniel Brazzell, executive director of Team Fidelis about the invisible injuries our service men and women feel everyday.
FOX4 Meteorologist Joe Lauria
Meteorologist Joe Lauria has been forecasting the weather in Kansas City for nearly 25 years. From forecasting the weather on your TV, to writing a weather blog or hosting classes to educate the community Joe does it all, and he sits down with Nick Vasos to talk about his passion for weather.
Kansas City Chiefs announcer Mitch Holthus
The voice of Chiefs Kingdom sits down with FOX4’s Nick Vasos to talk about his roots, his broadcast beginnings and Chiefs football.
Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ben Gardner
FOX4’s Nick Vasos sits down with Trooper Ben Gardner of the Kansas Highway Patrol to talk about his wildly popular Twitter account, his association with Eric Stonestreet, and traffic in general.
Tech N9ne, rapper and musical label co-founder
Have you ever wondered how KC native Tech N9ne got his name? Or how he got started in the rap business? FOX4’s Nick Vasos sat down with Tech N9ne to not only talk about music but also what he does when he’s not on stage or writing new songs.
Stan Hays of Operation BBQ Relief
The people of Kansas City that know him, love him, and CNN just recently named him as one of their Top 10 Heroes of 2017. FOX4’s Nick Vasos sits down with Stan Hays, the man behind Operation BBQ Relief. Since 2011, the nonprofit has prepared almost 1.7 million meals for disaster survivors and first responders — including during the hurricanes in Texas and Florida.
FOX4’s Al Wallace and John Holt 2018 NFL preseason chat
In honor of the return of football season, FOX4’s Al Wallace and John Holt sat down for the first preseason chat of the 2018 season.
Voice actor Tom Kane
Chances are you’ve heard his voice before. FOX4’s Nick Vasos sits down with legendary voice actor and Kansas City native, Tom Kane.
KC Sports Commission’s Kathy Nelson
Kathy Nelson, president and CEO of the KC Sports Commission, sits down with FOX4’s Nick Vasos to discuss plans to bring a Women’s Final Four, the NFL Draft and the World Cup to Kansas City.
FOX4’s Al Wallace and John Holt at the KC Chiefs Training Camp
This edition of Signal Hill takes us to Training Camp for the Kansas City Chiefs. There will be a lot of focus and attention on starting QB Patrick Mahomes, and that’s just one of the subjects that FOX4’s John Holt and Al Wallace talk about in this edition of Signal Hill.
FOX4’s Al Wallace and John Holt on the KC Chiefs
Chiefs training camp kicks off on Sunday, July 22, and the Chiefs will be seeking their third-straight AFC West title. What’s in store for the Chiefs this season? FOX4’s Al Wallace and John Holt break it down.
Royals Commentator Rex Hudler
Royals Color Commentator Rex Hudler dodged a lot of social media “arrows” when he first came to Kansas City from Orange County, California in 2012. Now, he’s made an impact on not just Royals players and staff, but also within his community.
The Kansas City Zoo’s Randy Wisthoff
Randy Wisthoff is the CEO of the Kansas City Zoo. Nearly 15 years ago, he came to KC from the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, one of the most successful zoos in the world. He goes back to his early days in rural Iowa and how his uncle helped him discover his love for animals. He chats about how much fish they ship to the Kansas City Zoo each year and what’s in store for the future of America’s zoos.
Sporting Kansas City’s Brad Evans and Graham Smith
Nick sits down with Brad Evans and Graham Smith to talk about World Cup and Sporting KC.
Problem Solver Linda Wagar
Ever signed a bad contract? Ever fallen victim to a scam? FOX4 Problem Solver Linda Wagar gets between 80 – 100 requests for help per day on problems just like these. Nick chats with the Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist about what to watch out for before you sign a contract and what types of problems she gets the most. Problem Solving aside, Linda has a wildly interesting history. She chats about her year before college in Norway… then starts speaking in Norwegian.
Film critics Shawn Edwards and Russ Simmons
Have you heard? Atlanta, Georgia is the new Hollywood. So what does Atlanta have that KC doesn’t? FOX4 Film Critics Russ Simmons and Shawn Edwards chat about what it would take to bring more filmmakers to the metro. Plus, they discuss the movie that revitalized one of Kansas City’s most iconic landmarks.