Jonathan McCall is dubbed FOX4’s Iron Man.

On the weekends you can find him bright and early sharing the desk with Nicole DiAntonio on FOX4 weekend mornings, and then at night with fellow Houstonian Megan Dillard on weekend 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
  • 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. […]

  • KCPD officer shot, search underway for suspect

    KANSAS CITY, Mo— A bulletproof vest is being credited for saving the life of a Kansas City police officer. According to the Kansas City Police Department, the officer was working off-duty in a shopping center at 63rd and Blue Ridge,  Saturday morning around 1 a.m. KCPD says the officer went to investigate some noises when he heard several gunshots coming from a wooded area. The officer retreated, called in for help, and realized he had been shot in the chest. […]

  • 7 taken to hospital after driver of SUV slams into bus near 39th and Prospect

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police are investigating a bus crash that sent seven people to the hospital Thursday evening. The crash happened near 39th and Prospect just after 5 p.m. Police say the driver of a gray SUV was headed west on 39th when they hit the bus right at the intersection. Six people on the bus and the driver of the SUV were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Police say they’re looking at whether the […]

  • Local vape store owner calls Trump’s plan to ban e-cigarette flavors a ‘knee-jerk’ reaction

    RAYTOWN, Mo. — President Donald Trump’s proposed plan to ban all e-cigarette flavors isn’t sitting well with some local vape store owners. “I think it’s a knee-jerk reaction,” said Gerard Donovan, owner of the Vapor House. On Wednesday, Trump announced a plan to ban the sales of most flavored e-cigarettes at a time when hundreds of people have been sickened by mystery lung illnesses and teen vaping continues to rise. Donovan said the recent illnesses are due in most part […]

  • Metro businesses worried weekend I-70 shutdown could impact their bottom line

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 7-mile stretch of I-70 is getting shut down this weekend, something that will not only impact drivers but nearby businesses, too. Owners are worried these road woes could bring a bust to their bottom lines. “I think it will cause a lot of congestion traffic wise,” said Brian DeMoss, owner of Big Boys Burgers on 40 Highway. That’s definitely going to be the case this weekend. The Missouri Department of Transportation is closing both directions […]

  • KC woman says calling from God led to rescuing sex trafficking victims in Ethiopia

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City woman is on a mission to help the millions of young girls and women who are victims of sex trafficking. Bereket Mamo was inspired to start her organization Springs of Living Water to help victims in her home country of Ethiopia. “It’s not easy at all, but it is something if you’re passionate that you can do,” she said. Mamo, who has lived in the United States since she was young, said her […]

  • Rumors of Kansas City Royals sale prompts questions of team’s future home

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rampant rumors of a possible sale of the Kansas City Royals are raising new questions about what the team could look like under new ownership. On Tuesday, The Athletic reported current team owner David Glass was looking to sell the team, which is valued at just over $1 billion. Glass purchased the Royals in 2000 for $96 million. “It’s not a bad investment for 20 years,” Kansas City Star columnist Dave Helling said. As for a […]

  • Shelter animals help spread kindness to young victims of violence in the metro

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With nearly 100 homicides so far this year in Kansas City, many of the victims of violence left behind, are small kids. Trying to cope with the sudden changes can be tough. Sunday, a group of them learned a valuable lesson in kindness. They’re young, and innocent. Each of them share a story that they’ll carry for their rest of their lives. Children in the metro who have all lost a close family member to violence. […]

  • Police identify 2 killed in shooting near Power and Light District

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police have now identified the two people killed in an early Sunday morning shooting near the Power & Light District. Just after 2 a.m., officers working near P & L heard the sound of gunfire near 12th and Walnut. Officers ran to the scene and found two men shot in front of a vacant business. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene and the other was taken to the hospital where he was […]

  • Two killed in early Sunday morning shooting in Power & Light District

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police are searching for answers in a deadly double shooting early Sunday morning. The shooting happened at 12th and Walnut around 2 a.m. Investigators say they found two men shot in front of a vacant business. One man died at the scene, the other died at the hospital. According to witnesses, the victims were among a group walking in the area, when a car pulled up. Someone inside the car started shooting. Witnesses are […]

  • ‘Water’ in Northland woman’s ear turns out to be brown recluse spider

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A not so itsy, bitsy spider not found on a waterspout. Instead, doctors removed a brown recluse spider from the ear of Susie Torres. “Gross. Why, where, what and how,” she asked. Torres, who despises the creepy, crawly arachnids, said she first noticed some discomfort in her ear Tuesday morning. “I woke up Tuesday hearing a bunch of swooshing and water in my left ear. It was like when you went swimming and you have all […]

  • Eight proposals could bring multi-million dollar revitalization to KC’s urban core

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A plan to pour millions of dollars in to rejuvenate KC’s urban core is now coming to life. On Wednesday, city leaders heard plans that some say are needed for the struggling area. “39th and Prospect is the heartbeat of Kansas City,” said Pat Clarke with the Oak Park Neighborhood Association. Eight projects now on the table could make the pulse of this area even stronger. If they get the green light from the City Council, […]

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