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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
  • Working for Blue: Metro man donates in honor of brother-in-law shot in the line of duty

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The online donations continue to come in for FOX4’s Working for Blue initiative, and many metro residents had a special reason for wanting to donate. John Booth donated $1,200 worth of protective gear in honor of his brother-in-law, Ricky Taylor. Taylor spent several decades working in law enforcement in Miami, Florida. He was shot and severely injured in 1998 when he was sent to a shooting around midnight on New Year’s Eve. “The guy was on the roof of a three-story apartment building. […]

  • Working for Blue: KC animal control officer threatened with gun while on the job

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It started as a simple case of a dog running at large and quickly escalated. An officer with KCMO Animal Control was threatened with a gun, and the only protection he had on him was a can of pepper spray. According to the National Animal Care and Control Association, animal control officers are four times more likely to have contact with dangerous individuals than other law enforcement officers. Unfortunately, animal control officers are typically not issued […]

  • Working for Blue: Officer starts nonprofit to provide protective gear for police nationwide

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jake Skifstad knows firsthand the challenges facing law enforcement. That’s why he started a nonprofit to help solve one of those challenges. “My story goes back to December 2007. I was with the Colorado Springs Police Department,” he said. He was involved in two active shootings. Both times, the shooter was armed with a rifle. “One of the things law enforcement is always doing (is) always playing the ‘What if?’ game,” Skifstad said. “What if I […]

  • Working for Blue: Clinton officers reflect on months after 2 line-of-duty deaths

    CLINTON, Mo. — It’s been a heartbreaking year for the Clinton Police Department. Two line-of-duty deaths in just seven months. Since then, the weeks have turned into months, but the loss of officers Gary Michael and Ryan Morton can still be felt across Clinton in the thin blue lines painted throughout town. Their deaths put a spotlight on what needs to be done to keep our officers safe. “So it was kind of a rough, rough spell, but we stuck together […]

  • KC group raising money to provide overdose antidote for police K-9s

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Around the country, some police K-9s have become exposed to dangerous opioids during their searches and investigations. Now, the rise of fentanyl has made it even more harmful for K-9s and in some cases even led to an overdose. But one local group wants to help by providing Narcan kits to every K-9 officer in the Kansas City Police Department. Fred Wickman, with the KCMO Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association, said Narcan can be used to […]

  • Woman convicted of murder, arson in deaths of 2 KC firefighters gets 74 years in prison

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A judge sentenced Thu Hong Nguyen to serve 74 years in prison for killing two Kansas City firefighters in 2015 when she intentionally set a building on Independence Avenue on fire. Larry Leggio and John Mesh died responding to the fire on October 12, 2015. Nguyen’s attorney stated they’ll appeal the conviction next week following an emotional day in court where Nguyen broke down after hearing testimony from her son. Thu Hong Nguyen became emotional after hearing […]

  • Kansas City man’s neighbors honor his memory, family pleads for answers in deadly hit-and-run

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — FOX4 learned more about the 79-year-old victim killed in a crash on Wednesday involving a stolen vehicle. A family is hoping to find justice for David Cannon, who was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Cannon’s family released this statement late in the afternoon, saying in part: “We are shocked and utterly heartbroken by this sudden and senseless loss. David was a truly remarkable husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.” Police have several leads, but […]

  • Johnson County approves adding more jobs, help at Mental Health Center

    OLATHE, Kan. — As the number of calls for mental health services continue to rise, so do the number of resources around the metro. On Thursday, the Johnson County Board of Commissioners approved adding an extra dispatcher at the Johnson County Mental Health Center, two clinicians at the Olathe and Shawnee clinics and expanded two part-time positions to full-time. The transportation program is one of many programs offered at the center. It allows clients to find a way to get […]

  • Kansas City organization hopes to help lower crime by mentoring kids

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After a violent summer in Kansas City, one local organization aims to lower the crime rate through mentoring youth. High Aspirations pairs African American students with mentors across the community. The organization will soon open a new building between Troost and Crown Center, allowing them to help nearly double the number of students. “I feel like they’re going to be great husbands to their wives and great community leaders. They’re also going to be able to […]

  • 15 years later, Chiefs cheerleader and fan reunite and discover common bond

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It was a shared passion that brought them together and a similar story that reconnected two women nearly 15 years later. About two weeks ago, FOX4 introduced you to a 22-year-old with a rare brain tumor. Megan Rucker grew up attending Junior Chiefs Cheerleading Camps. In late August, Crossroads Hospice surprised Megan with a “Gift of a Day” to visit Chic Nails & Spa with several current Chiefs Cheerleaders. After the story aired, Shanna Adamic recognized […]

  • Chiefs players visit KC’s Ronald McDonald House to team up for day of fun

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Football season is back, and Kansas City will once again be painted red. On Tuesday, Chiefs players spent their day off meeting children and their families at the Ronald McDonald House. Five players became coaches for the day and teamed up with kids to participate in a relay race, water balloon toss and pie eating contest. See more of the fun in the video player above. Dozens of players and Ronald McDonald House families also signed […]

  • Long list of items banned from Westport on weekend nights puzzles some visitors

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Increased violence in the historic Westport neighborhood has led to increased security for visitors, and the list of banned items on weekend nights has raised a few eyebrows. The changes include metal detectors, security checkpoints and a long list of prohibited items you can no longer bring to Westport on Friday and Saturday nights between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m. The 19-page list of banned items includes violins, flowers, balloons, antlers and umbrellas if there is […]