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 You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Recent Articles
  • Aretha Franklin’s final Kansas City show a fond memory for many

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Aretha Franklin’s legendary sold out performances brought her around the nation, including here in Kansas City. At the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, employees shared their memories of her last public show in Kansas City with FOX4. The venue sold out all 1,800 seats in less than a day, it’s a performance many people are still talking about, including employees who were there that night. Her performance wrapped up the first season of the Kauffman […]

  • Lee’s Summit pediatrician charged after allegedly sexually abusing woman at Boy Scout camp

    LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — A longtime Lee’s Summit pediatrician faces charges for allegedly making sexual advances toward a female Scout leader at a Boy Scout camp. Deputies with the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office arrested James McEntire in Osceola for sexual misconduct and sexual abuse. According to court documents, the arrest happened on Aug. 18 when a female Boy Scout leader accused McEntire of trying to grope her and kiss her in the front seat of her vehicle. She claimed […]

  • Burns & McDonnell expanding headquarters, creating hundreds of new jobs

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Burns & McDonnell plans to expand its headquarters, bringing hundreds of new jobs to the metro. The expansion will create nearly 780 local jobs when it opens during the summer 2020. On Wednesday, visitors used virtual glasses to take a tour of the new property. “We have 3D virtual reality, so you can actually go inside the building and see what it would look like if you were walking through the building,” CEO Ray Kowalik said. […]

  • Struggling to keep crops alive, local farmers worry recent rain may be too little, too late

    BATES CITY, Mo. — Despite the recent rain, many local farmers are struggling to keep their crops alive and healthy through this ongoing drought. John and Linda White own a you-pick farm in Bates City, Missouri. The couple started farming 18 years ago and said this year stands out. “This has been a really rough year. This has actually been the worst year that we’ve had,” John White said. Because of the drought, the Whites said they lost 75 percent of […]

  • Chiefs cheerleaders surprise 22-year-old fan living with rare brain tumor

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Several Chiefs cheerleaders had a busy day on Thursday granting a wish for a 22-year-old with a rare brain tumor. Looking through old photos, you can see Megan Rucker’s love for all things red and gold. She grew up loving to cheer and attending cheer camps put on by the Kansas City Chiefs. At just nine years old, Rucker became sick with a brain tumor. After surgery and 55 weeks of radiation and chemo, Rucker was cancer free. “She […]

  • Businesses both big and small helping little Merriam grow

    MERRIAM, Kan. — Thanks to a blend of big-name stores and unique mom-and-pop shops, Merriam is expanding, and city officials hope it continues to do just that. The city of Merriam stretches 4.3 square miles. Located along Interstate 35, it’s known for its location within northeast Johnson County and its prominent stores. One of the biggest draws: IKEA. “We have a lot of unique, cool shopping things to begin with, but IKEA definitely brought in a new crowd of people to our community,” […]

  • Metro farmers already calling nearby state parks for emergency drought help

    CLAY COUNTY, Mo. — Despite recent rain, the ongoing drought continues to cause serious problems, even at the state parks where Missouri farmers can get help. This week Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced emergency access to water and hay. Missouri farmers will now be able to pump their own water from one of five state parks and 28 conservation department areas. At Watkins Mill State Park in Clay County, farmers are already calling for help, according to park manager Mike […]

  • Large python lounging on mailbox rattles Overland Park neighborhood

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A python lounging over an Overland Park mailbox was the talk of the neighborhood Friday. Neighbors that FOX4 spoke with say the 8-foot-long snake wrapped itself in the home’s railing and over a mailbox. A postal worker discovered the out-of-place snake during his typical route Friday. “He did not want to deliver the mail because he was concerned about having a woman come out the house,” David Shepherd said. Shepherd and his wife have lived in town […]

  • Metro man battling aggressive cancer gets final wish to take one last motorcycle ride

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At 57 years old, Craig Brunner said many of his favorite memories took place on his bike. “I just miss being on the motorcycle, miss our trips, miss that open air,” his wife Diane Brunner said. After being diagnosed with an aggressive cancer, he was forced to stop riding. But he wanted one last ride. On Thursday night, Crossroads Hospice and Worth Harley Davidson helped grant his wish. Brunner joined his wife back in the saddle […]

  • Job fairs help employees laid off from KC Harley-Davidson plant

    PLATTE COUNTY, Mo. — It’s been one week since the first round of layoffs started at the Kansas City Harley-Davidson plant. Nearly 800 employees will need to look for a new job by fall 2019. Fourteen companies in Platte County participated in a job fair Friday, specifically for Harley-Davidson employees. Organizers said the goal is to help these employees find jobs in similar fields around Platte County. “The skills are very transferable. Their mechanical background and their training background is […]

  • Metro firefighters spend the week training for water rescues on Olathe Lake

    OLATHE, Kan. — Metro firefighters need to be prepared for all emergencies whether on the ground or in the water. That’s why the Olathe Fire Department has spent all week practicing different water rescues, including boat rescues, helping distressed swimmers and practicing self-rescues. Wednesday’s training brought firefighters to Olathe Lake where they ended up helping in a real-life emergency, though this one was on the ground. Crews were called to a motorcycle crash near the lake that sent the driver to the […]

  • Kansas City’s Harley-Davidson plant begins shutdown process

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The end is near for the Harley Davidson motorcycle plant in Kansas City north. Many workers there will be working their final shifts Thursday and Friday. Two of three shifts at the plant along Congress just south of I-435 will clock out for the final time. Around 180 workers total will say goodbye to a factory that has operated the past twenty years. The actual plant is not expected to completely close until next year. One […]

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