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
  • The man behind the Marriott lights

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you’ve spent some time in downtown Kansas City, you’ve probably noticed the giant light shows on the side of the Marriott hotel. Ever wonder who’s behind the high-tech lighting? Meet Michael Davis, a local software developer who’s behind the colorful displays and choreographed effects. “I have different ways I can create content for it,” said Davis. “Programmatically you can do quite a bit with it, you can actually write software that allows the lights to […]

  • Business is booming this week at Royals’ Team Store

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A second straight playoff season for the Kansas City Royals means good business for those who want fans to wear royals blue. If you’re looking for something Royals to wear, there’s an excellent chance you will find something at the Royals’ Team Store. The store prepared for this week at Kauffman Stadium, stocking up on gear and designing new shirts. And it’s a good thing, too, because fans are shopping. The store is seeing an increase […]

  • Family identifies 23-year-old man found dead inside South KC apartment

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police were investigating a homicide in South Kansas City Sunday night. Officers were called to the Stone Haven Apartments near 83rd and Hillcrest in South Kansas City where a man in his 20s, who was later identified by family on Monday as 23-year-old Anthony Johnson, was discovered deceased. Police say family members of the victim discovered the man inside of a residence there around 8 p.m. According to officers, they got a call around 4:30 p.m. that reported […]

  • Kansas City Zoo welcomes 9-year-old Tamani

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Zoo has a brand new resident. The Zoo said Monday that Tamani, a nine-year-old male elephant, has arrived there. According to a release from the Kansas City Zoo, when Tamani, which means “HOPE” in Swahilli, arrived at the Zoo, the female elephants began a trumpeting welcome. They said he is settling in near, but separated from, the females in the Zoo’s bull yard, which is said to be designed specifically to withstand the […]

  • Computer tech accused of trying to blackmail elderly man over alleged possession of child porn

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A computer technician has been accused of attempted blackmail after he allegedly threatened to expose an elderly man as a pedophile, back in May and June of last year. On Monday, Richard Harrison, a 43-year-old computer technician, was charged with attempted theft by coercion and failure to report a child being filmed in a sex act, after he allegedly discovered child pornography while working on a computer owned by 79-year-old Richard Rasmussen, of Parkville, Mo. According […]

  • Jackson County and KCATA partner to finance purchase of Rock Island Corridor

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Tuesday, Jackson County officials gathered to announce an official partnership with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, which will provide the financing necessary for the future acquisition of the 17.7 miles of the Rock Island Corridor from Union Pacific Railroad. The railway on that property passes by the Truman sports complex. “Beginning today Jackson County and our great partners with KCATA that are with us here today are looking and planning for the future growth […]

  • Police investigate multiple crime scenes related to neighborhood shooting incident

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Police were working multiple crime scenes on Tuesday, which were all related to a shooting incident in an area neighborhood. After a man, who had been shot in the hip, was dropped off by a woman driving a gray Pontiac Grand Am in the lobby of Research Medical Center, police began an investigation, which turned up multiple related crime scenes. Police believe the victim was shot at a scene located between two houses near Gregory and […]

  • Metro residents learn Mexican papermaking in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – National Hispanic Heritage Month begins in September and runs into October. People are celebrating across the metro with everything from community parades to classroom demonstrations. On Tuesday FOX 4’s Kerri Stowell was at Maple Woods Community College where a special presentation on papermaking was going on. Jennie Frederick, a retired faculty member and artist, returned to the school to show art students how it’s done. She stood in front of the room, sharing videos from her […]

  • Family says off-duty officer used excessive force on 70-year-old man suffering mini-stroke

    MARSHALL, Mo. – An elderly man says after he lost control of his vehicle and struck a house, an off-duty police officer held him against his will while he suffered a mini-stroke. James “Jim” Miller, 70, a grandfather and longtime realtor in Marshall, says around 6 o’clock Sunday night he was driving to a Wal-Mart when he suddenly felt dizzy and ill. According to a police report, Miller’s pickup veered off the road near south Hawthorne and Sunset and hit […]

  • Family relieved to be reunited with missing 11-year-old Kansas City boy after nearly two-day search

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A volunteer K-9 handler is responsible for finding a metro boy, who police, FBI agents, family, friends and even strangers had been searching for since Saturday. More than 30 hours after he disappeared 11-year-old Alex-Zander DeVore has been found safe. Shortly after 9 p.m. The boy’s parents were still waiting to be reunited with him even though he was found safe around 6:30 Sunday evening, however around 9:30 p.m. Alex-Zander was finally reunited with his family. […]

  • Family says missing 11-year-old Kansas City boy has been located

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For the second day in a row, family members were looking for a young boy who left home Saturday morning and hadn’t been seen since. Now the family is saying 11-year-old Alex-Zander DeVore has been located. On Sunday around 6:30 p.m. family members of the boy told FOX 4 Alex-Zander had been located and were waiting to be reunited with him. Shortly before 7 p.m. the family left with detectives to be reunited with the boy. They said he was discovered near Spring […]

  • 350 parishioners from the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph travel to see the Pope

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Pope Francis makes his first visit to the United States and local Catholics don’t want to miss their chance to be a part of history. About 350 parishioners from the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph boarded buses.  They’re on their way to witness the Pope address the world meeting of families. There was a quiet excitement at diocese headquarters Wednesday evening as people waited with their bags packed to leave for the trip […]

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