Macradee joined Fox 4 in July 2011 as a reporter. She comes to the Midwest from the Wild West, having grown up in Laramie, Wyoming and becoming a University of Wyoming Cowboy.

After graduating with a degree in Communications and Journalism, Macradee spent five years at KGWN-TV, the CBS affiliate in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

An avid sports fan, Macradee started as a Sports Reporter and soon became the first female Sports Director in the State of Wyoming. One of only 840 members of the media invited to vote for each years Heisman Trophy Winner, Macradee has cast her vote for the past three years.

In 2009 KGWN-TV named her the News Director, making her one of the youngest active News Director’s in the country. While working in Cheyenne, she sat down for an interview with Barack Obama, the first Democratic Presidential Candidate to come through the Cowboy State since JFK.

Outside of work, you can find Macradee on the golf course, cooling off at the pool with a book, spending time with family, or running (trying to keep up) with her two Italian Greyhound rescue dogs, Moses Edwin and Royal Eddison.

Macradee is thrilled to be “back on the streets” talking to people and sharing stories as a Fox 4 Reporter. If you have a story you’d like to share with her, email her at

Recent Articles
  • Chiefs fans take their first crack at navigating through new parking rules

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The gates to Arrowhead Stadium opened four-and-a-half hours before kickoff of the Kansas City Chiefs first preseason game on Thursday. The hope was that people would start trickling in and it would be an easy flow of traffic. It started off that way, but when 5 p.m. hit, it was as messy as usual. People said that wasn’t out of the ordinary. For the most die-hard fans of the red and white, getting to the gates […]

  • KCPD’s investment in technology could help save lives of those who go astray

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A $10,000 donation from the Police Foundation of Kansas City to the Kansas City Police Department may soon help save the lives of loved children with autism, or seniors with Alzheimer’s or dementia who are prone to wandering. The donation allowed the KCPD to purchase the Care Trak technology. The device uses radio waves and a tracking device that looks just like a watch and can be worn on an ankle or wrist. Police say with the technology, finding […]

  • Woman charged with stealing thousands from elderly lady in her care

    RAY COUNTY, Mo. — A former city clerk guilty of stealing nearly $100,000 from the city of Lawson is now charged with theft again, only this time prosecutors say her victim is an elderly woman. Rhonda Minnick is charged in Ray County with eight counts of forgery, one count of financial exploitation of the elderly, and one count of theft/stealing and one count of fraudulent use of a credit/debit device. Prosecutors say Minnick stole more than $6,000 dollars from a 67-year-old […]

  • Officers cleared of any wrong doing in death of 5-year-old Cady Harris

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — Two Leavenworth police officers were cleared to go back to work Friday night after an investigation found no wrong doing in a case that ended with the death of a five-year-old girl. Cadence “Cady” Harris was killed last month after family says her mother’s boyfriend kidnapped her and led police on a chase. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation handled the probe in this case. Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson says after reviewing their files he agreed the […]

  • Beauty for Ashes program gives incarcerated women hope with a second chance

    PLATTE CITY, Mo. — Lost and without hope, inmates in one of Missouri’s two women’s prisons are getting a different kind of help, and a second chance in the real world. It’s thanks to a program called Beauty for Ashes. More than 30 percent of Missouri women who’ve served time will return to prison within three years of release according to the Missouri Department of Corrections. The recidivism rate for women who go through the Beauty for Ashes program started by […]

  • PCP believed to have caused explosion that hospitalized officers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The hallucinogenic drug PCP is suspected to be the cause of Saturday’s explosion inside a home at 29th and Olive.  According to police a man inside the home told officers he was smoking what he called “wet”, a slang term for PCP, when the blast happened. Police say if that’s true, they put a lot of people in danger, first and foremost himself and first responders. The explosion happened around 5 p.m. on Saturday. Kansas City firefighters […]

  • Neighbors’ argument sends people scattering when gunfire erupts

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An argument escalated, forcing kids and adults to dive for cover in their own home. Police say it all happened on 83rd and Olive around 11 p.m. Sunday. “It was duk, duk, duk, duk,” neighbor Robert Bruce said as he described the sound of the gunfire. Bruce’s fiancé, Alexis Messick, counted the bullet holes that riddled her car. “I’ve got one here, one here, one here, one there,” she pointed out. The bullet holes, shattered glass and torn material […]

  • Surveillance catches people in the act of defrauding disability fund

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s a lifeline for persons who are disabled, but thousands of con artists are trying to take advantage of the program. And it’s costing taxpayers’ money. A relatively new program that’s run by the Office of the Inspector General for Social Security already has saved local taxpayers more than $45 million. Each year the United States gives more than $175 billion in Social Security funds to people on disability. But the Kansas City Cooperative Disability Investigations, […]

  • People close to man charged with child’s shooting say it was an accident

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 22-year-old Kansas City man who was asked to play the role of peacekeeper is behind bars, charged in Monday’s shooting that injured a four-year old boy. Children’s Mercy Hospital says the four-year old boy is in stable condition after a bullet tore through a wall and hit him in the lower back. Friends of the boy’s family say the child is doing fine, and say the child knows this was an accident. Monday morning, the […]

  • Oak Grove man dies in tragic farming accident

    OAK GROVE, Mo. — A farming accident claimed the life of an Oak Grove man over the weekend. Fifty-eight-year-old Rick Timm died Friday evening while working on a baler. It happened on East Howell Road at about 6:30 on Friday night. Family members say Timm loved two things: His wife Jacque, and tinkering on his tractor. That night he was working on his tractor when the baler killed him. “He loved this,” Jacque said as she looked around the small farm. Day after […]

  • KC man faces 13 felony charges related to attempted bus and car hijackings

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man is facing 13 felony charges Friday night relating to the attempted hijacking of a metro bus and attempted carjacking of others. Police say James M. Jackson was high on PCP June 30 when the incidents occurred. Prosecutors say Jackson is a prior and persistent offender with at least four drug, robbery and burglary convictions under his belt. Witnesses FOX 4 spoke with Friday say this incident takes the cake. Jackson could spend […]

  • Two homicide victims ID’d in Lenexa: Their names are Brian and Clifford, ages 47 and 79

    LENEXA, Kan. — Police identified Friday morning the two victims found dead Wednesday night inside a home on a quiet, tree-lined street in Lenexa. The bodies of Brian Baskind, 47, and Clifford Preston, 79, were discovered after an injured man called 911 unaware of where was. Police pinged his cell phone and found him shot outside a home in the 8500 block of Hallet Drive. The man alerted police to the two dead bodies inside. Police say Baskind and Preston are related […]

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