Carey Wickersham reports for the weekend morning show. She loves to bring you stories that make you smile. Her favorite interviews are with children. Carey grew up in Kansas City, and she calls her weekend morning gig her “dream job.”
She began her career as a reporter and anchor in Rapid City, South Dakota. On her journey home to Kansas City, Carey also worked as an anchor and reporter at stations in Arizona and Idaho.
Carey loves to spend time with family, teach water fitness, ride bikes, read and tell stories that make a difference, especially if they involve children.
Carey is a Kansas City native. Her father Dave Wickersham was a major league baseball player. He pitched for the Kansas City Royals in 1969.
Along with her weekend reporting duties, Carey is the author of the book, The Wonder Within You, celebrating your baby’s journey from conception to birth. To see a trailer of the book and much more, visit her website at

Recent Articles
  • Croatian fans hope for underdog victory in World Cup final

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — You might not expect to see drinking, brats, and screaming at a church on Sunday, but Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church in Kansas City, Kan. is not an ordinary church. The church has played host to fans of Croatia throughout the World Cup, hosting fans in their bar area and bowling alley (yes, they have both). On Sunday, the morning of the World Cup final against France, fans were up at 3:00am preparing lamb and brats […]

  • Moms start their special day off with a 5K run in Overland Park

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Thousands of women in the metro got a healthy start to their big day at the Mother’s Day 5K in Overland Park. It was a celebration of family, with mom taking center stage. “Taking some time to walk with my mom has strengthened our relationship,” said race director Brandie Campbell. “I see how my mom is close to my grandma. I want to emulate that with my mom.” Dressed up like a giant daisy, Karen Brown […]

  • Group hopes to honor American Fallen Warriors with memorial

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Nearly eight-thousand American military members have given their lives during the war on terrorism.  Now, a group of military veterans is making plans for a permanent memorial and museum in Kansas City.  The American Fallen Warrior Memorial brought a traveling exhibit to Kansas City, Kansas during race weekend to set the stage for something more lasting. The banners lined with photos of America’s fallen flapped in the wind and withstood morning showers, faces of men and women […]

  • ‘Tribute Stones’ honor fallen police officers

    It’s a startling statistic. So far this year, 42 law enforcement officers from around the country have lost their lives in the line of duty. In Kansas City, there is a new organization called the Honor Campaign that is trying to build monuments to remember those fallen heroes. Johnson County Sheriff’s Officer Brandon Collins lost his life in 2016 when he was hit by a truck during a traffic stop. His fellow officers will never forget his 20 years on […]

  • Looking back at 50 years of Royals baseball

    The Kansas City Royals are celebrating their 50th season. They got their start at Municipal Stadium, which was home field to the Kansas City Athletics and the Monarchs and Blues before that. Such greats as Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Willie Mays and Satchel Paige played at the stadium on 22nd and Brooklyn. Since 1923, crowds of Kansas Citians have poured through the gates to see their favorite teams play ball. In 1955, the A’s came to town and the city had its […]

  • Lawncare experts weigh in on how to grow a ‘greener’ yard

    In our exemplary effort to produce a green law, we’ve often gotten a little off target, and the environment is the unintended victim. At the ninth annual Healthy Lawns Expo, experts from the cities of Shawnee, Overland Park, and Lenexa demonstrated some “green” ways to grow our lawns and protect Mother Nature. According to Shawnee Storm Water Prevention’s Jonathan Wiles, “rainwater washes the pollutants, sentiment, fertilizer and pet waste into rivers and streams untreated.” And there are some simple things […]

  • LEGOLAND opens Ninjago exhibit early for Hopekids

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Just in time for Spring Break, the Ultimate LEGO Ninjago Experience is open at LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Kansas City, complete with a new 4-D movie in the theater. Just hours before it opened to the public, LEGOLAND allowed some especially strong kids in our community inside for some individualized ninja training. FOX4’s Carey Wickersham spent the morning with the folks at Hopekids, a non-profit organization dedicated to brightening the lives of children facing life-threatening condition. […]

  • Stair climbers rise to the challenge for Fight For Air Climb

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Eight-hundred thousand people in Kansas and Missouri suffer from some kind of lung disease. In America, more people die every year from lung cancer than colon, prostate, and breast cancers combined. That’s why the American Lung Association’s Fight For Air Climb is so important. “You do feel that compression in your chest and it’s hard to breathe, which is part of it, so you feel what those individuals that have lung disease are feeling,” climber Tracy […]

  • Owner of The Roasterie has blends coffee with personal passion

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Almost anytime of the day or night, you can find folks on the corner outside The Roasterie looking up in wonder. A 1945 D-3 named Betty, after the founder’s mom, serves as a reminder to the city to live life on the rim. “The nuns would always say, ‘go your best’. My dad would always say, ‘go your best.’ That’s what its always been about,” said Danny O’Neill. “Do your absolute best with your God-given talents.” […]

  • Avenue of Life on track to eliminate homelessness in Wyandotte County

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The statistics are stunning. In one building, 80 organizations have come together to slash homelessness in the poorest county in Kansas. Four years ago, Avenue of Life was just a dream. Today, it’s become a life-changing program that has communities around the country trying to replicate its model. And one by one, hopeless situations in Wyandotte County are changing. Marlena Taylor and her small family fled Houston last summer after Hurricane Harvey made them homeless. Hundreds […]

  • Charred wood process keeps damaging bugs and fungi out of garden beds

    FOX 4’s Carey Wickersham was up bright and early Sunday to check out the Johnson County Home and Garden show to get a jump on planning for spring decorating. She met up with the folks at Green Thumbelina — the only company in the country who specializes in charred wood garden beds. The charring process chemically changes the wood to keep away damaging bugs and fungi.

  • Reliving past memories and looking forward to new ones at Royals Fanfest

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals are celebrating their 50th season this year. It all began on April 8, 1969 with a 12-inning victory over the Minnesota Twins. Some of the pitchers from the ’69 season were at Fanfest this weekend sharing their memories of the first home opener. It happened at the old Municipal Stadium at 22nd and Brooklyn. Many of the original Royals have passed on, but there are three pitchers from that first season who […]