Megan Dillard is a two-time Emmy-nominated journalist, born and raised in Houston, Texas. She spends her weekend nights anchoring and reports for Fox4 evenings during the week.
She began her career in Beaumont, Texas, where she anchored and reported while remotely finishing her BA at the University of Houston.
Megan is happily married, loves being a mom, and hopes to have many more little ones! She’s passionate about cooking & eating, movies & reading, fitness, and traveling. She roots for the Astros and Texans, then of course the Royals and the Chiefs.
Some of her goals include going to a live Britney Spears concert, learning Spanish, and learning to play the piano. A dream getaway would be Greece, and she’ll never turn down popcorn.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Teachers in the Shawnee Mission School District wore red to the Board of Education meeting Monday night to protest the lack of a new contract and demand better pay and working conditions. Teachers in the district have been working under last year’s contract since negotiations between the teacher’s union and the National Education Association Shawnee Mission stalled out in September. “Teachers at Shawnee Mission have been synonymous with a quality education,” teacher Erin Rivers said. “When […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Investigators with the Kansas City Police Department believe that new information could help solve the murder of Darryle Humbird, who was murdered in his home in two months ago. Humbird, 53, was found dead inside his home in the 9100 block of E. 43rd Terrace in Kansas City on September Sept. 16. Friends Sean and Amanda McDonald say Darryle worked three jobs and was looking forward to spending time with his family. “Darryle had never hurt […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Mitch Schwartz plays football, of course. He also loves his wife, his dogs and cooking. “My wife gets a little burnt out on barbecue I cook it so much,” he said. “You can’t really cook a small brisket, so when you cook a brisket, it’s going to be in the house for about a week or so.” And he’s not the only one who loves his dogs. “Our dogs have over 125,000 followers on Instagram, which […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An Edwardsville mother is hoping that the public will come forward and provide new leads in her son’s murder case. Alexander “K.C.” Gillespie, 20, was found shot to death March 11, 2018 in KCK. His white SUV had crashed into the Forest Glen Apartment complex in the 6300 block of Tauromee Avenue. “The weather, you didn’t have to wear a jacket, so I’m sure that there were people outside,” K.C.’s mom, Michelle Gillespie, said. K.C. had […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt and Rep. Emanuel Cleaver both say the impeachment process should focus on facts and shouldn’t be rushed. Blunt, a Republican, said that he’s looking into allegations that President Donald Trump engaged in improper conduct when he urged Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate the Biden family. “Well, I’m on the Intel committee. We’ve been asked on the Senate side to look at this,” Blunt said Friday. “At some point that might be […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Nelson Atkins Museum of Fine Art is gearing up to host their annual Dia de los Muertos festival. The festival, held this Sunday, Nov. 3, recognizes the Mexican holiday commonly known as the Day of the Dead. “It is a wonderful family free celebration with so many activities and folkloric dance performances, live music artists demonstrations, print demonstrations with the centerpiece being our collaborative altar right here in Kirkwood Hall,” said Sarah Hyde Schmiedeler with […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – In what detectives believe to be a random attack more than a year ago, a teenager was left dead on a Kansas City street after a basketball game. It’s been about a year-and-a-half since police said someone with a gun killed 19-year-old Berzilious Shackelford. Before detectives can hand the case over to prosecutors, they need more information about who pulled the trigger. “On August 10, 2017, the victim Berzilious Shackelford and two friends had just left […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – This will be a Halloween for the weather record books. We already saw snow Monday, and it’s likely there will be more flakes Wednesday and early Thursday, which could be troubling for hopeful trick-or-treaters. So FOX4 is Working For You to figure out what your options are. Go trick-or-treating with the costume you have, just add layers “If you layer up, the more layers you’ve got, just like anything. Wool socks, the thicker the better,” said […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Some people run for the fun of it. Some train to see just how far they can go. Others run to remember. Craig Schultz was a Kansas City traffic enforcement officer killed in a motorcycle crash on May 9, 2001. Sean Dodge never met him, but he, too, works in law enforcement. “They have this brotherhood type thing, I guess you could say, throughout the country that, you know, somebody dies all the way across the […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An area filmmaker is turning his knowledge of a small Missouri town into a full-length feature film laced with mystery and crime. “Below the Fold” is based on events over the years in Skidmore, Missouri. About 300 people live in Skidmore, about an hour or so northwest of St. Joseph. It’s a small town known for a cycle of high-profile murders, disappearances and violence. It’s what inspired Kansas City filmmaker Clayton Scott. “I grew up in […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Yoga is about finding your center. There’s a new trend to track down tranquility in the metro, but it’s a more alternative twist to the usually peaceful exercise. Amanda Kauffman strolled into the back room at Cinder Block Brewery Monday night with a beer in one hand and a yoga mat in the other. She was there to teach the first ever rage yoga class in Kansas City. “It’s a little bit different than your traditional […]
OLATHE, Kan. — Sunday was the first loss of the season for the Chiefs, but one wide receiver didn’t stay down in the dumps long. Instead, Sammy Watkins gave dozens of kids reason to celebrate. He went from the field on Sunday night to the arcade on Monday night. He hurt his hamstring battling the Colts, but that didn’t keep him from hanging out with 60 of his newest friends and being himself. “Not so much of the football player, […]