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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
  • Emotional sendoff for graduates at Kansas School for the Deaf

    OLATHE, Kan. — Thousands of students graduate high school this spring across the metro. On Wednesday, seven seniors at Kansas School for the Deaf received their diplomas as they prepare for the next chapter of their lives. It was an emotional send-off for the class of 2018 as the seniors filled the auditorium one last time. More than 150 people gathered to support them and cheer on the graduating class. School administrators said there is currently 10,000 people in the […]

  • New season of ’13 Reasons Why’ raises concerns about mental health from metro schools

    OLATHE, Kan. — Addressing teen suicide is an important conversation, and although a popular Netflix show aims to raise awareness about mental health, some critics worry it could do more harm than good. Season 2 of “13 Reasons Why” will be released Friday. Several school districts have already reached out to parents ahead of the upcoming release. The Olathe School District emailed a letter to middle and high school parents, encouraging them to start conversations with their teens. Park Hill […]

  • Metro family demands change to dangerous KC intersection after losing loved one in crash

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A metro family is demanding change to dangerous intersections around Kansas City after they say their loved one was taken too soon. Staci Schoellhorn and her parents moved to Independence more than a year ago. Schoellhorn said she would frequently take her parents to doctors visits at Truman Medical Center and knew the area well. “I took my dad down to his eye clinics all the time so it was a known intersection on both sides. I […]

  • Seeing increase, KC police say they’re changing how they tackle school threats

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In wake of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, KC police are changing the way they tackle school threats. The Parkland shooting sparked walkouts and protests across the nation. Unfortunately, it’s also led to an increase in school threats. “I think all the time about when I walk into my kids school,” said Karen Rogers with Moms Demand Action. “I think about where is their classroom in relation to the front door.” The Kansas City Police Department […]

  • Storms cause heavy damage, collapsed ceilings at apartment buildings in Grandview

    GRANDVIEW, Mo. — On Thursday, families across the metro woke up to storm damage, and tenants at one Grandview apartment complex were no exception. Their ceiling collapsed. It was a busy day for the fire marshal in Grandview who spent the day at multiple homes and apartment buildings impacted by the storm. “We ride around looking for damage like we did this morning. After that, we wait for reports,” Fire Marshal Lew Austin said. Austin visited three different apartment complexes, including […]

  • Parents worried after finding used needles near Independence high school

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Some Independence parents are concerned after finding used needles near their homes. This week, several syringes were discovered at the busy intersection of Noland Road and 24 Highway, right across the street from William Chrisman High School. When FOX4 arrived on Wednesday, there were two different needles located near the sidewalk. Bekki Stanifer has four children, including one who can frequently walks to William Chrisman High School. “That is terrifying,” said Bekki Stanifer, an Independence mom to […]

  • Missouri bill aims to provide drug users with supervised, sanitary ‘safe space’

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As the death toll from the opioid crisis continues to rise, some Missouri lawmakers are looking at a controversial new solution. House Bill 2367 was heard in a Missouri House committee this week. Rep. Karla May of St. Louis is the sponsor of the bill. She said the proposed bill would provide users with a supervised and sanitary place to use drugs. She said the proposed facility would also offer options to test for diseases like […]

  • Local family working toward wheelchair-accessible home

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Eleven-year-old Cody and fourteen-year-old Hunter love many of the things young boys do — BattleBots, Royals baseball, video games. They’re vibrant kids full of life, but their conditions do pose some considerable challenges. Cody and Hunter have Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a muscle condition which requires them to use a power wheelchair. Stacie Edwards said her sons have been in wheelchairs since they were around two years old. “It affects the strength of all their voluntary muscles so that […]

  • Clinton man running in Boston Marathon to honor officers killed in line of duty

    CLINTON, Mo. — A Clinton man plans to run in one of the biggest marathons in the country to honor the Clinton Police Department and the two officers who lost their lives in the past year. Officers Gary Michael and Ryan Morton were killed in the line of duty seven months apart. Loc Hong lives in the same neighborhood as Michael’s widow and Officer Nathan Bettencourt, who was injured the same night Morton was killed. “It is a small town, […]

  • Raytown neighbors say they ‘stayed away’ from man charged in Brookside murder

    RAYTOWN, Mo. — Jackson County prosecutors on Wednesday charged an 80-year-old man with murder. David Jungerman has been a suspect for some time in the killing of attorney Tom Pickert nearly six months ago. FOX4’s Nicole Diantonio visited Jungerman’s Raytown neighborhood, where residents had some strong reactions. Neighbors say Jungerman lived here for nearly 50 years. Outside his house, his white van remains in the driveway, the van that has become a center point of the investigation. It’s been 24 weeks […]

  • Long journey for ‘kidney buddies’ leads to 5K at Riverfront Park

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Nearly 115,000 people currently need an organ transplant. But, only about 30,000 transplants are performed annually. On Saturday, two strangers connected by a similar journey walked together for the Midwest Transplant Network 5K at Riverfront Park. The event raises awareness about the importance of organ donors. Julika Wocial is a marine biologist and organ donor living in Boston. She connected with Jamie Fountaine, a Kansas native, online nearly a year ago. Jamie was getting ready to […]

  • Despite just working on spring landscaping, metro companies prepping for possible snow

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Instead of pushing mowers, crews throughout the metro are preparing to possibly push snow. On Friday, employees at True North Landscaping and Snow Removal temporarily put up their landscaping equipment and instead got out another thousand tons of salt for the weekend. Roye Dillon said his job sometimes requires him to juggle all seasons in just a week. “We were out mulching and trimming plants, putting down fertilizer and getting ready for spring,” Dillon said. “And […]