Nicole DiAntonio is an award-winning reporter and anchor who joined the FOX4 team in September 2015. You can catch Nicole anchoring the weekend morning show or reporting during the week.
During her time at Fox4, Nicole has covered national stories including the devastating Oak Grove tornado, 2016 presidential race and the Royals’ World Series run. One of her favorite reports was a series called “Women at Work,” where she focused on inspiring women working in different male-dominated fields.
Nicole moved to Kansas City from Virginia where she was an anchor and reporter at WHSV in Harrisonburg. During her time there, she won an award from the Associated Press for her reporting. She covered a variety of stories, including the U.S. Senate race, the Hannah Graham murder and the UVA Rolling Stone rape article.
Nicole started her career at WCAV in Charlottesville, Va. She graduated from the University of Virginia and is a proud Cavalier.
When she isn’t in the newsroom, you can find Nicole exploring different restaurants across the metro, spending time with family and friends and hanging out with her 20-pound Maine Coon cat, Mason. Nicole loves any music with a beat and believes a perfect day must include a good belly-laugh.
Nicole wants to hear from you! If you have a story idea or just want to say hello, be sure to contact Nicole at Nicole.DiAntonio@wdaftv4.com. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


Recent Articles
  • Raytown schools now providing after-school meals to every student in the district

    RAYTOWN, Mo. — One metro school district wants to make sure no child goes home hungry. For the first time, administrators at Raytown School District will provide after-school meals to every student in the district. The program started nearly two years ago in the middle and high schools. It will now expand to include the nearly 9,000 students from pre-K to 12th grade. “It is a major operation that our food service operation handles at each kitchen on site. So […]

  • District installs facial recognition tech at Raytown’s two high schools to improve security

    RAYTOWN, Mo. — One local school district unveiled a brand new layer of security this year to monitor who goes in and out of the buildings. It’s facial recognition technology, and it’s raising the bar for school security. There are currently 100 security cameras at Raytown High School, and nearly 1,000 cameras around the Raytown School District. Assistant Superintendent Travis Hux said they’ll now be using these existing cameras to implement facial recognition technology. “The facial recognition technology would become […]

  • Shawnee Mission task force makes recommendations for technology use in classrooms

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — As students head back to school, they’ll likely be required to use tablets and computers to complete assignments. But some parents worry they’re becoming a distraction. Just this week, Shawnee Mission School District’s “Digital Learning Task Force” sent out a list of recommendations for the new school year. The letter, which can be viewed here, lists five recommendations sent to every principal in the district. No devices during recess A balanced approach to instruction and resource […]

  • Metro police stepping up enforcement during back-to-school to make sure drivers stop for buses

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — As students had back to school, some Kansas educators worry about their safety while traveling to and from the classroom. Drivers are supposed to stop when seeing a school bus loading or unloading kids — but sometimes that doesn’t happen. In fact, a recent survey found more than 1,000 Kansas drivers illegally passed a school bus during a one-day test back in April. Overland Park police said their school resource officers have been doing traffic enforcement […]

  • Donations help fill thousands of backpacks for FOX4 Love Fund’s back-to-school drive

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Thousands of families got ready to return to school, thanks in part to the FOX4 Love Fund. Viewers helped FOX4 donate thousands of backpacks, filled with binders, paper, pencils, organizers and much more. Hundreds of volunteers got up early Saturday to help hand out the backpacks to deserving families. “There is no greater gift than seeing a kids face light up, because it is more symbolic than just getting a backpack. It’s what will carry them through […]

  • Jackson County deputy injured, suspect shot during late-night assault

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Jackson County deputy was injured and a suspect was shot during an assault on the deputy Thursday night. Jackson County deputies were in the area conducting saturation patrols when two people were driving a scooter, going the wrong way, near 43rd and Oak. According the sheriff’s office, the cruiser and the scooter collided between 41st and 43rd and Oak. The driver of the scooter was taken into custody without incident, but the female passenger got […]

  • Nearly $60,000 worth of dental implants stolen from Independence business

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Nearly $60,000 worth of dental equipment was stolen from an Independence business. The office manager at Wright Dentures and Implants is now offering a reward for help finding the person captured in surveillance video. The robbery happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday morning. The person captured on video is seen wearing a hoodie, backpack and facemask. Four laptops were stolen, along with cash and thousands of dollars worth of dental implants. “Dental implants, that is what we do. […]

  • Local school districts hope new Kansas requirement teaching CPR will save lives

    OLATHE, Kan. — There is a new requirement coming to schools across the state of Kansas this year. Local school districts hope it will save lives. On Wednesday, staff members went through CPR and AED training at Pioneer Trail Middle School. This year, more than 300 coaches and club directors will be trained in Olathe. “Virtually every single activity that we ever host in Olathe we will have somebody there that is CPR and AED trained,” said District Director of […]

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    Metro police captain starts Special Needs Safety Symposium inspired by daughter

    Jenkins wanted to help families, like his own, navigate the process. He helped start a local event to help connect families with the resources they need.

  • ‘It was a mess’: Ottawa businesses start cleanup after heavy rain causes serious flooding

    OTTAWA, Kan. — As fast as the water rose in Ottawa, that’s how fast crews arrived to start cleaning it all up Friday. After severe thunderstorms caused heavy flooding for many in town, several Ottawa businesses spent the day trying to get back to normal. Richard Towe, a retired Ottawa firefighter, opened Three Guys Liquor fifteen years ago. His son now owns the family business, but he said in all these years, he’s never seen anything like this. “No no no, […]

  • Overland Park police doubles size of community policing unit to make valuable connections

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — When it comes to safety, one local police department wants to connect with you before an emergency happens. The Overland Park Police Department has doubled their community policing unit. The “COPPS Unit” now includes 6-8 full time employees across the city. The program started nearly 10 years ago in north Overland Park. It was so successful, the department decided to expand it south of Interstate 435. “We go out. We engage the community by going to […]

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    Metro man will walk 2,100 miles to raise money his brother, children with autism

    One metro man is planning a five month hike across the Appalachian Trail in honor of his brother. With every mile, he hopes to raise money for local charities specializing in special needs.

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