Kasey Babbitt joined the FOX 4 News team in 2010 as a studio production assistant, then in November 2013 moved on to work in the web department for fox4kc.com as an Interactive Content Producer.

Prior to working as a web producer, Kasey simultaneously worked at Channel 6 News in Lawrence in addition to FOX 4, and before that as a video editor and graphic artist for a NCAA Division 1 sports syndication company in Overland Park. She has also worked as a property manager in Lawrence for the residential side of a commercial and residential equities investment group based out of Walnut Creek, California.

Kasey graduated from the University of Kansas in December 2008, with a Bachelors of General Studies degree in Theater and Film, with an emphasis in film and video production, and a Business Minor.

While a senior at KU, she received recognition for being a part of several short films, as well as awards for a short-form documentary called, “The Littlest Ones: A Dogumentary,” which she partnered with her brother, Grant, to create. Grant and Kasey also ran their own small scale video production and photography company from 2006 to 2010, creating various productions for commercial, professional and independent clients.

Kasey is also native to the Kansas City area. She grew up in Lenexa, Kansas and graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School in 2005.

Being creative while working in the world of media is one of her many passions and to better serve the FOX 4 community, especially those who utilize the content on the FOX 4 Twitter and Facebook pages, as well as fox4kc.com, she welcomes any questions and comments to be sent to her via email at Kasey.Babbitt@wdaftv4.com.

Recent Articles
  • Man apprehended outside while recess was in session at Belton elementary school

    BELTON, Mo. – An area school district says their school resource officer apprehended a man who was on the grounds of an elementary school while recess was in session. The Belton School District said around 10 in the morning Wednesday, a school resource officer, who also happens to be a Belton police officer, apprehended an unidentified man who was on the east field of Gladden Elementary School while kids were out at recess. The district said kids were escorted back […]

  • This year’s ALCS pennant race has a father-son connection

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A member of the Butera family is heading to the World Series regardless of who wins the ALCS. Bragging rights are definitely on the line for the Butera family. Drew Butera is the back-up catcher for the Kansas City Royals, and his dad, Sal Butera, is a scout for the Toronto Blue Jays. Father and son were crossing dug outs to share a pre-game laugh and maybe a little baseball knowledge before Saturday’s game. Sal Butera […]

  • Utah family makes the trek to Kansas City for baby’s first Royals game

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Saturday afternoon’s game meant an opportunity for a young fan to see his first ever Royals game. FOX 4`s Dave D’Marko caught up with the possible good luck charm out at the ‘K’ on Saturday before the game. You no doubt heard a lot about a certain South Korean starting in August of last year, well that was also the same time a Utah boy was born. That Utah boy, named Clayton, happens to be the […]

  • Fire investigators comb through rubble layer by layer, work to figure out cause of fire and collapse

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It has been four days since a fire on Independence Avenue destroyed an apartment building Monday night, killing two Kansas City, Missouri firefighters. Audiotapes released by the KCFD on Friday illustrate the efforts to save their fallen brothers, and the family who owns the building has a special message for their families. Fire investigators were able to walk among the rubble on Friday, and were going through the roof, into the third floor. The only thing […]

  • Fallen firefighters grew up as friends in the metro, shared decades of experience with KCFD

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Fire Department struggles with losing two of its own Tuesday night as the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives arrived to help the department figure out what went wrong at a destroyed apartment building in Old Northeast Kansas City. Monday was a night of triumph and tragedy; firefighters rescued two from the burning building, only to lose two of their own. The fallen firefighters are 17-year veteran Fire Apparatus Operator Larry […]

  • Police: Arrest made in connection to Overland Park burglary where dog was shot in face

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A beloved therapy dog named Meeko is now home safe, and his accused shooter is behind bars and charged with shooting Meeko during a home burglary in Overland Park last week. Matthew W. Oden, 32, is charged with theft, burglary and cruelty to animals. He was taken into custody by the Kansas City, Mo. Police Department — whose detectives picked him up on a warrant Tuesday for charges in Johnson County. The arrest and charges come […]

  • Therapy dog shot in the face by intruder inside Overland Park residence finally comes home

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A therapy dog is recovering at home Monday night, less than a week after a surviving a gunshot wound to the face. The eight-year-old dog has been greatly missed at Village Saint Joseph, a nursing facility in Overland Park where Meeko met regularly with residents. On Monday FOX 4’s Shannon O’Brien talked with Meeko’s owner about the outpouring of support she’s seen since her dog was shot last week. Meeko’s owner, or really his mom, did […]

  • Police investigate Kansas City’s 80th and 81st homicides this year

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police are investigating this year’s 80th and 81st homicides in Kansas City. On Sunday night police tweeted about a double homicide which took place at the Olive Park Village Apartment Complex, near 9th and Olive in Kansas City. Police say two men were shot to death shortly before 9:30 p.m. Police are working to figure out whether or not the shooting took place inside an apartment unit there or outside of the building. There were 80 […]

  • Motorcyclist killed in two vehicle crash

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police are investigating an accident which left a motorcyclist dead. Police responded to the scene of a two vehicle collision near 89th and Wornall Sunday night. They said a black Harley motorcycle was traveling south at a high rate of speed on Wornall, at the same time a green SUV was pulling out of a restaurant parking lot. The motorcycle struck the driver’s side of the SUV, partially ejecting the driver. The motorcycle driver was pronounced […]

  • Dad arrested, accused of shooting 7-year-old daughter

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A seven-year-old girl is recovering from being shot in the hand while inside her south Kansas City home. Police say the shooting suspect is the girl’s father. Police say that little girl will be okay, but it was a tough scene to pull up to. That’s because police say the girl ran outside, bleeding, and jumped into an officer’s arms once they arrived at the scene. Just after 11 o’clock Sunday morning officers received the call […]

  • Police investigate fatal motorcycle accident in east KC

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – One person is dead after a motorcycle crash, in east Kansas City. Shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Saturday morning officers responded to the scene of a confirmed fatality, near 78 Highway and Manning, which involved the driver of a Suzuki motorcycle. Police said the driver was heading west on 78 Highway (23rd Trafficway) at a high rate of speed, and lost control. The driver was ejected from the motorcycle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. […]

  • Police search for vehicle, persons of interest in connection to double homicide at KCMO gas station

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating two deaths at a northeast Kansas City gas station, and are asking for the public’s help identifying two persons of interest possibly connected to this case. On Saturday evening police released the photos of two men and a vehicle who were captured on video at the BP gas station located at 4815 Independence Avenue, around the time a double homicide took place there. Just after midnight on Saturday, officers were called to the BP […]

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