Matt Stewart

Matt Stewart is an Emmy award-winning anchor/reporter who joined the FOX4 Morning Show in September 2012.

A graduate of the Medill School of Journalism from Northwestern University, Matt walked on to the football team in 1993 and played safety and special teams. He earned a full-ride scholarship and helped the Wildcats rise from the bottom of the Big Ten to winners of two consecutive Big Ten championships. He wrote a book about his experiences called “The Walk-On”.

He’s also written two other novels and a guide to Kansas City food called “Unique Eats and Eateries of Kansas City”, which was released in the fall of 2022. You can learn more about his books on his website,

An Omaha, Neb., native, Matt always dreamed of working in Kansas City. After graduating college in 1997, Matt worked at television stations in Omaha; Sioux City, Iowa; Kearney, Neb; and Dayton, Ohio, before he landed a job at KCTV5 in 2004. In 2012, he moved across town to FOX4 and has been here ever since.

Matt volunteers his time to help many charitable organizations including the Kansas Children’s Service League, MOKAN Suicide Awareness Survivor Support, and Infant Toddler Services of Johnson County.

Matt lives in Lenexa with his wife, Chrissy, their three children, and their two dogs.

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