Kerri Stowell is an Emmy-nominated Traffic Reporter/Producer, News Reporter at Fox 4 News in Kansas City, Missouri. Kerri moved to Kansas City in August 2010. Since then, she’s reported live from breaking news and covered numerous community events. Her favorite stories include showcasing WGN America’s first original scripted series Salem, spending a weeklong journey with the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition crew, and learning how to skydive with the U.S. Army Golden Knights. Kerri is a regular guest speaker at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Park University and Johnson County Community College. She also volunteers her special events emceeing skills for local organizations, including St. Mary’s Hospital’s Butterfly Ball and Child Abuse Prevention Association’s Black & Orange Bash. The Pitch (alternative newspaper) named Kerri Kansas City’s 2nd Best Local TV News Personality in 2012.

Before coming to WDAF-TV, Kerri was a Weekend Anchor at KMTV in Omaha, Nebraska. While covering Warren Buffett’s annual shareholders’ meeting, Kerri was one of the international journalists selected to sit down for a one-on-one interview with the American business magnate and philanthropist. Prior to joining KMTV, Kerri worked at KCAU-TV in Sioux City, Iowa. During her time there, Kerri was touched, both professionally and personally, by the impact of flying with the 185th Air Refueling Wing in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and providing up-to-the-minute battle-state coverage during a very heated presidential election – including an interview with Elizabeth Edwards.

Kerri graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a degree in Communications, emphasis in Media Studies. During her time at UMKC, Kerri earned internships at KSHB-TV in Kansas City and KSNT-TV in Topeka, Kansas, as well as an independent cable operation in Olathe, Kansas.

Off camera, Kerri enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling the globe and cheering on her favorite sports teams.


Recent Articles
  • After complaints from drivers, crews cover potholes near I-470 and 109th Street

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — All of the wintry weather is causing headaches for drivers on the east side of the metro as one stretch of road is riddled with potholes,but that drive is about to get better. Specifically the stretch of road between I-470 and 109th Street is so bad neighbors reached out to FOX4 to complain. Crews put out orange cones to help warn drivers that the craters existed, but neighbors said it was not enough. They told FOX4 […]

  • Local shop selling Chiefs prayer candles featuring Saint Mahomes, Mother Reid and more

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chiefs fans are doing anything they can to support the team`s run at Super Bowl champs– some even turned to prayer. At Westside Storey – there`s plenty of chiefs merchandise to choose from. Whether you`re looking for some new or vintage threads to wear Super Bowl Sunday, the shop has you covered. They also have something special for fans who are looking for help from a higher power– prayer candles. A local company called the Supreme Saint […]

  • KCK motor coach company will take you to and from Miami, provide hotel for $1,200

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Want to go to Miami to enjoy the Super Bowl, but can’t afford a flight? A Kansas City, Kansas-based motor coach company is working to make that possible without breaking the bank. For just $1,200 Heartland Trailways will take you to Miami with them. The cost covers round-trip transportation and a hotel room in Naples, Florida, which is approximately a two-hour drive west of Miami. The buses will leave Kansas City on Wednesday, Jan. 29 around […]

  • Here’s how you get your hands on Chiefs memorabilia that supports a good cause

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs fans have an opportunity to get their hands on some new memorabilia ahead of the AFC Championship Game, and the proceeds benefit a good cause. Small versions of the “Home Sweet Home” Chiefs-themed banners are on sale, replicas of the larger versions you see on street poles. At Ilus Davis Park, the banners are everywhere. They can also be found at other city parks — including Penguin Park in the Northland and the […]

  • Homicide investigation now underway at home where KCK firefighters found 3 bodies

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kansas City, Kansas Police confirm that an early morning house fire is now a homicide investigation. Officer Jonathon Westbrook issued a news release with updated information that said the victims include an adult female and two juveniles. Firefighters were dispatched to the home along North Mill Street near Ridge Avenue around 4:35 a.m. Police said they will release the names of the victims after they notify family. Police are asking that anyone with information to call […]

  • Fire at KCK home kills 3 people early Monday morning

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Fire officials confirm to FOX4 that three people are dead following a fire in KCK early Monday morning. The fire was first reported around 4:35 a.m. Officials are still on the scene of the fire which happened at a home along North Mill Street near Ridge Avenue. Spokesperson for the KCK Fire Department Morris Letcher said the victims appear to be two adults and possibly a juvenile. Letcher said crews were dispatched to the home upon […]

  • Voices from past and present share stories of the bonds and traditions of Mizzou’s Golden Girls

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — If you’ve been to a Missouri Tigers football game, there’s no doubt you’ve seen the Golden Girls. The school’s dance team takes over the sideline with lots of sequins and super high kicks, but it hasn’t always been that way. The University of Missouri is a school built on traditions. From Tiger Prowl to Tap Day to football games and the Golden Girls. But every tradition had to get its start somewhere. “Charles Emmons was the band […]

  • KC Zoo is putting $10 million in elephant habitat to make it better for the animals and visitors

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Zoo announced Wednesday they are investing $10 million into the elephant exhibit over the next year. During the announcement the zoo revealed that in addition to upgrades for the elephants, there will also be upgrades for visitors who want to spend more time with the elephants. The zoo currently has seven elephants. When renovations are complete, their habitat will feature a more elephant-friendly pool and waterfall. The  waterfall will have a new water […]

  • Wayside Waifs breaks ground on new $8 million training and behavioral facilities

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Wayside Waifs broke ground on a major construction project Thursday morning. The animal shelter off Martha Truman Drive in south Kansas City is spending $8 million to build two new facilities on campus. One is a training facility where they can host camps for kids and dog owners can bring their pets for training. The other is a behavioral center. It’s the second of its kind in the US, where trainers will work with dogs that […]

  • With construction at I-70 and I-435, MoDOT makes some traffic detours for Chiefs game days

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you’re heading to Arrowhead for the Chiefs first pre-season game Saturday, pack your patience. Fans are probably used to the traffic delays getting in and out of the stadium, but this season will have an added challenge: the construction at the I-435 and I-70 interchange. Chiefs and Missouri Department of Transportation officials have one major piece of advice: Give yourself plenty of time to get to the game. MoDOT and the Chiefs teamed up Tuesday […]

  • FOX4 puts Magic Mesh to the test to determine whether it really does keep out unwanted pests

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you enjoy fresh summer air, you aren’t alone. But leaving the door open can lead to hoards of unwanted pests. There’s a product that promises to be an easy fix – no tools needed! Does it work? FOX4’s Kerri Stowell teams up with a local tavern to try it before you buy it. Kim and Cora Moffitt spend a lot of time at Twin City Tavern on Westport Road. Kim owns the bar and her […]

  • FOX4 puts Glove-A-Bubble to the test to see if it really does keep kids entertained

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Looking for ways to keep your kids entertained this summer? Toy maker “ZING” claims it can help with a new take on an old favorite. Does it work? FOX4’s Kerri Stowell teamed up with a local mom to try it before you buy it. ZING’s Glove-A-Bubble was named The Toy Association’s 2019 “Outdoor Toy of the Year” and promises hundreds of bubbles in a matter of minutes. Stowell handed Kerri Hervey Glove-A-Bubble and Hervey said, “Hopefully […]

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