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
  • Bonner Springs baseball players don’t let age stop them in Sandlot-style league

    BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. — Baseball legend Satchel Paige once said, “How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?” He retired from the Kansas City A’s at the ripe old age of 59. There’s a Sandlot-style baseball league in Bonner Springs whose players live by Satchel’s words. A place where athletes are doing their best to forget about their age and their injuries. Sunday morning’s game pitted Max’s Team against Mike’s Team. Players show up early […]

  • Hundreds gather to raise awareness for Prostate Cancer in KCK

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — One in 9 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer sometime in their lives.  In our country alone, someone dies of prostate cancer every 18 minutes.  But there are nearly 3 million survivors in the USA and if you catch it early, the disease is very treatable. Hundreds of men and their friends and family gathered Sunday morning at the ZERO The End of Prostate Cancer Run/Walk at Children’s Mercy Park.   In ten years, the organization […]

  • Metro baby the youngest child in more than a decade to survive heart and lung transplant

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Just over a week ago, a Kansas City couple did what they once thought was impossible: They brought their baby home from the hospital. Little Jack Palmer was born in January with a rare heart condition, his parents were given little hope that he would survive. But now, Baby Jack is the youngest child in more than a decade to survive a heart and lung transplant, and his parents know he`s a true miracle. Baby Jack […]

  • Head for the Cure: seeking to defeat brain cancer following death of Sen. John McCain

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Senator John McCain died Saturday leaving behind a legacy many politicians will strive to follow for generations. He died of brain cancer at the age of 81. Head for the Cure is a non-profit organization in Kansas City, Missouri seeking to defeat brain cancer. The organization shares a similar story with the McCain family. Founder Matt Anthony recently spoke with McCain’s wife and daughter. The McCain family is interested in partnering with Head for the Cure […]

  • Band of Angels donations bring young musicians’ dreams closer to reality

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — FOX4 and Band of Angels are entering the ninth year of making a little musical magic happen. Meyer Music collects used instruments, refurbishes them and gives them to area band students who might not otherwise be able to afford them. With a name like Gabriel, it seems like the Lincoln High School sophomore was born to blow a horn. “My dad is a trumpet player. Him and my mom decided on the name Gabriel because of […]

  • Bartle Hall hosts largest model train show in the country

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The largest model train show in the country is in Kansas City this weekend. The last time the National Model Railroad Association had its convention here was 20 years ago. Understandably, train enthusiasts are pretty excited. Thousands of trains are on display at Bartle Hall, everything from classic Lionels to new elaborate Lego sets. There are also classes on the latest techniques and experts who can tell you how much that old set in your attic […]

  • YEE-HAW! Take a trip to the old west this weekend in Pleasant Hill

    PLEASANT HILL, Mo. — Moonshine, reenactments, and a whole of horsepower are on display this weekend as part at Pine Dell Horse Farm in Pleasant Hill. The organizers gave FOX4’s Carey Wickersham a ride and a quick preview of a gunfight reenactment going on today.

  • Metro underwater rescue team knows what the divers in Branson are facing

    Kansas City, Mo. — As the investigation around the Duck Boat tragedy continues this weekend, most of the focus is on the boat itself, which is currently 80 feet underwater and approximately 150 feet off shore.  Divers in Branson are collecting forensic evidence and photographs from the boat before they attempt to raise it, but some local rescue divers believe the whole thing might have been prevented. Divers from Lee’s Summit Underwater Recovery and Rescue cleaned up the bottom of […]

  • 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 […]