Jonathan McCall is dubbed FOX4’s Iron Man.

You can find him sharing the desk with fellow Houstonian Megan Dillard on FOX4 weekend mornings and evenings.

When he’s not on the desk, he also hits the streets Wednesday and Thursdays to tell your stories.

Before arriving in Kansas City, he covered a number of national stories for stations Charlotte, Baltimore, Tulsa, Las Vegas.

Jonathan also served in the United States Navy. As a certified naval forecaster, he helped to plan and support missions during Operation Enduring Freedom in 2003.

Since the age of 4, Jonathan knew he wanted to be a journalist.

His work has been honored with several awards from the Associated Press, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for Best Newscast, Best News Anchor, and Best Breaking News report.

When not in the newsroom, you can find him with friends and family, out in the community at events, and supporting his hometown Rockets, Astros and Texans, and now the Chiefs and Royals.

You can reach him via email at: jonathan.mccall@fox4kc.com


Recent Articles
  • Kansas City councilwoman leads new effort to bring KCPD under local control

    KANSAS CITY, Mo — Across the street from Kansas City police headquarters, there’s a new effort to return the department back under the control of the local government. Kansas City District 3 Councilwoman Melissa Robinson is spearheading the charge. “I personally believe that we’re living off of an archaic model when you think about 1939,” Robinson said. Since 1939, the department has been under the control of the State of Missouri, but a resolution filed by Robinson last week would […]

  • WyCo Sheriff’s captain was likely shot with his own service weapon, court records say

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Court records are providing new details into the day a Wyandotte County sheriff’s captain was killed in his home one month ago. Capt. Chris Arnold, a 25-year veteran of the department, was shot and killed on Oct. 5 after an alleged argument with his son, Zachary Arnold. The 22-year-old has been charged with second-degree murder in Wyandotte County. Court documents say Zachary is the one who called 911 after he allegedly shot his father. According to […]

  • Metro man on a mission to connect diabetes patients to priceless resources

    KANSAS CITY, Mo— At just 10 years old, Caleb Scott doesn’t suffer from diabetes, but knows first hand the effects it can have. “It runs in my family. My dad had diabetes but not anymore. But my grandmother, my great-grandfather, my great-grandmother, my aunt, my other aunt and my great-aunt, all have it,” he said. According to the American Diabetes Association, 700,000 Missourians have the disease along with 250,000 in Kansas. In the Show Me State, more than 150,000 people […]

  • Metro law enforcement agencies team up to educate on dangers of senior scammers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Every year Americans over the age of 60 fall victim to nearly $3 billion dollars in scams, according to a recent government study. “This is a growing trend that we`re seeing, and the elderly are very vulnerable, and they are a target for these different types of scams,” said Bridget Patton with the Kansas City FBI office. During an information session held Monday night, law enforcement members offered tips, resources, and answers to those who have already […]

  • Red Cross searches for local volunteers as cold temperatures lead to increase in house fires

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The American Red Cross says it’s looking for a few good volunteers to help with a major operation. “It’s kind of the busy season when it comes to residential and apartment fires,” said Scott Griggs with the American Red Cross. Griggs said as temperatures cool down and people find a way to keep warm, the organization will need more volunteers to keep with the demands of helping victims of house fires. “What we’ll do is provide […]

  • Pedestrian suffers serious injuries in hit-and-run crash on 71 Highway in KC

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A pedestrian has suffered serious injuries Wednesday night after being hit by a car while crossing 71 Highway. Kansas City police said the pedestrian was walking west to east on Gregory Boulevard, crossing 71 Highway. The person had the right-of-way with a light to cross, police said. At some point, police said the light for northbound traffic on 71 Highway turned green, and a driver hit the pedestrian. Police said the driver fled from the scene. […]

  • Nine shot, four killed in Sunday morning shooting at Kansas City, Kansas bar

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Nine people were shot early Sunday morning outside a bar in Kansas City, Kansas. Four of the victims were killed and five were taken to the hospital in stable condition, according to KCK police. The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. at the Tequila KC Bar near 10th and Central.  Police say a gunman walked into the bar and began firing. Investigators say all of the victims are Hispanic males.  One was in his late 50’s, another […]

  • KCPS bus missing for hours on first day of school prompts larger investigation

    KANSAS CITY, Mo — FOX4 has obtained records that uncover what went on behind the scenes at KCPS the day dozens of students from Primitivo Garcia Elementary School arrived home nearly 4 hours after the school day ended on Aug. 12. The information obtained through an open records request pinpoints the exact location of Garcia Bus No. 5, operated by Student Transportation of America, the school bus vendor for Kansas City Public Schools and conversations between district officials. KCPS said […]

  • Black community closes achievement gap in Kansas City, but still work to do, report says

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Since 2006, the Urban League of Greater Kansas City has been looking at closing the exposing the socioeconomic gaps between black and white people in Kansas City. On Thursday, the organization released its latest State of Black Kansas City. The report showed African Americans in Kansas City made significant gains in social justice, economics and civic engagement overall. The gains have been stagnant in recent years. The nearly 200-page report shows how to close the gaps […]

  • Five injured in shooting at Jackson County swingers club

    BLUE SUMMIT, MO– As many as five people were injured in a Sunday morning shooting at a swingers club. According to Jackson County Sheriff Darryl Forte, deputies responded to a call for shots fired at The Spott club in the 2100 block of Television Place, just after 3:30 a.m. As many as five people were transported to the hospital by private car; none of the injuries appear to be life-threatening.  Sheriff Forte says three of the victims refused to provide […]

  • New construction at KCI will restrict lanes beginning Wednesday night

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Construction on the new single terminal at KCI will impact traffic beginning Wednesday night. Beginning at 11 p.m. traffic between terminals B and C will be restricted to one lane while crews work to build garage space for the new airport. Return to terminal traffic will be routed onto Cookingham Drive to Paris Street, then left across the bridge and back toward the terminals. Drivers may also use Bern Street to return to the terminals. People […]

  • Jackson County deputy shoots, kills suspect while executing warrant, officials say

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Police are now investigating after a Jackson County deputy shot and killed a suspect Thursday night. The deadly shooting happened just before 7 p.m. near E. 25th Street and S. Hawthorne Avenue. Independence police, who are investigating the incident, said Jackson County deputies and Independence officers were executing a warrant at an Independence home. Police said they were trying to take a known suspect with numerous felony warrants into custody. A deputy shot the suspect, killing him. […]

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