FOX4 News 5, 6, and 9pm Anchor/Special Projects Reporter
John Holt joined FOX4 News in 1994. He co-anchors “FOX 4 News at 5, 6 and 9 p.m.” and serves as an investigative and special projects reporter for FOX 4 News. John also co-hosts the weekly digital show “4Star Politics,” as well as “KC End Zone” during the Chiefs season.
John has won numerous awards including 10 Regional Emmy’s, for anchoring, news writing, and investigative reporting, among others. In 2018, NATAS Mid-America Emmy Chapter inducted him into its “Silver Circle.”
In 2015 The Heart of America Boy Scout Council named John a “Ewing M. Kauffman Distinguished Eagle Scout.” He has twice received a “President’s Award” from the Johnson County Bar Association.
John is active in the community, including serving on the boards of the Head for the Cure Foundation, Cancer Funding Partners (KU Cancer Center), and the Kansas Bar Association Media-Bar Committee.
John is a past board chair and member of Friends of Johnson County Developmental Supports, past member of the KU Alumni Association-Kansas City Chapter Board and KU Advancement Board. He also served as the 2018 Heart of America Council “School Night for Scouting” Honorary Chair, and along with his wife Suzy, as co-chairs of the 2020 “Treads and Threads.”
John enjoys emceeing numerous events for metro area charities, including Benedictine College, The University of Kansas, The University of Kansas Health System, Blue Valley Educational Foundation, The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association, Life Unlimited, and The Johnson County Bar Association to name a few.
He graduated from the University of Kansas Schools of Journalism and Law, and previously worked at WIBW-TV in Topeka and KSNW-TV in Wichita.
John and his wife Suzy are the proud parents of retired Army Capt. Jack Holt (Emily) and Dr. Katie Moes, NP (Chad).