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
  • Special group of Kansas City kids use voices and talent to take a stand against violence

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A group of young Kansas City dancers are hoping to write a new tune to a song where the lyrics are repeated too many times on Metro streets. The students are with Creative Emajinations; a group that gives students to express their creativity through song, rap, dance and other expressive forms. Wednesday, students in the dance group created a music video. “If they’re not the ones that can voice what they can do, they need people […]

  • Officials identify armed robbery, shooting suspect killed by Clay County deputies

    LIBERTY, Mo. — Officials have identified the 28-year-old shot and killed by deputies Thursday after a suspected crime spree throughout the metro. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office said Jeffery Dale Millsap, of Holt, has been identified as the man killed on N.E. 172nd Street. Officials say they believe Millsap was the suspect involved in an armed robbery in Liberty and a shooting in Independence before he drove to that gravel road near Holt where deputies found him. Police said the […]

  • Blue Springs mom still waits for justice in 16-year-old son’s murder two years later

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — Two years ago on Dec. 18, someone shot and killed 16-year-old Colby Stephenson in Blue Springs. Still waiting for someone to be charged in the teen’s death, family and friends gathered Wednesday night to honor his memory. “His laughter, his smile. No matter how bad of a day I was having, he always seemed to make me laugh, make anybody laugh,” Colby’s mom Michelle Stephenson said. A mom never forgets, and for the past two years, […]

  • Second suspect arrested in deadly KCK bar shooting arrives back in United States

    KANSAS CITY,  Kan. —  The second man wanted in a deadly shooting that killed four people is now back on American soil. Jail records show  Hugo Villanueva-Morales was booked into the Wyandotte County Detention Center just before 10 o’clock Saturday night Thursday, FOX4 brought you breaking news, when FBI agents arrested Villanueva-Morales in Mexico. Investigators say back in October, Villanueva-Morales, and another man Javier Alatorre walked into the Tequila KC bar in Kansas City, Kan., firing guns and killing four […]

  • Former Lee’s Summit superintendent continues fight for educational equity at local event

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Educational equity isn’t a just another buzz word for Dr. Dennis Carpenter. He’s been a huge advocate in the fight to make sure that every student, in every school, has a voice and a level playing field to succeed. “I think often times those who are being privileged by the current system, they feel that any conversation about equity is going to make them oppressed,” Carpenter said. Five months after stepping down as Lee’s Summit superintendent, […]

  • Kansas City’s holiday season officially underway with 90th year of Plaza lighting

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Even Mother Nature couldn’t stop thousands from getting some holiday cheer as the Plaza lights took center stage Thanksgiving night. The Kansas City tradition is now in its 90th year and for many of the people attending, they say the moment never gets old. Adrian Lewis is one of the many Kansas citians who attended the event Thursday night. “It’s probably the signature event in the city,” Lewis said. Since 1930s’ the Plaza lights, have brought […]

  • Thousands kick off holiday season at Christmas in the Sky to open Christmas in the Park

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — An annual holiday tradition lit up the night sky Wednesday night, as thousands attended the 29th annual Christmas in the Sky. “It really is Jackson County’s gift to the community,” said Michele Newman, director of Jackson County Parks+Rec. The 15-minute sky show wowed and dazzled crowds once again. The event is an annual tradition for many families, some who have been coming since they were kids are now passing the torch to their own children. “It’s […]

  • 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 […]

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