Sherae Honeycutt is an Emmy-winning reporter who joined the FOX4 team in 2017. For years it was her dream to work FOX4. After a lot of hard work and a move across the country, she made it come true. Sherae is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area.
Sherae reports on everything from crime to health, inspiring stories, and current events in the metro. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Newsweek, and CBS Network News.
In 2019, Sherae brought back Thursday’s Child to FOX4 newscasts. The legacy franchise aired on FOX4 for 10 years during the 80s & 90s, spurring the Love Fund for Children. Thursday’s Child features a child in need of a family every month in hopes of connecting them with their future family by leading to an adoption. Since it’s reboot, the series has helped around 10 children find their families. In 2020, Sherae received a Mid-America Emmy Award in community service for the program.
Before coming to FOX4, Sherae reported in America’s Heartland at KFVS, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., covering five states, including: Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois, Western Kentucky, as well as parts of Tennessee and Arkansas. Her focus was on Missouri’s Bootheel.
Major stories she’s covered are the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 protests against police brutality, the disappearance of Angela Green, the duck boat disaster in Branson, the 2019 mass shooting at Tequila KC, tornadoes in Linwood, Perryville and Grand Junction, historic flooding across southern Missouri, the opioid epidemic and its effect on Missourians, the State of Missouri vs. former Sheriff Cory Hutcheson and the death of Tory Sanders in the Mississippi County Jail.
Previously, she worked as an assistant producer and assignment editor for KRON4 News in San Francisco. In 2014, she interned with NBC Nightly News & the Today Show in Los Angeles. For the Today Show, she assisted acclaimed journalist and California’s former First Lady Maria Shriver along with her production team on a series of stories.
Sherae graduated from San Francisco State University with a BA in Broadcast Electronic Communication Arts. She also obtained a certificate from City College of San Francisco in Multimedia Journalism. Through her internships and work, she has assisted in coverage of the Napa Earthquake of 2014, the Supreme Court’s decision on Proposition 8, the shooting death of Kate Steinle, Robin Williams’ death and diagnosis, and California’s historic drought.
When not at work, she enjoys spending time with family, friends and her dogs, Bisou and Doralee. Sherae loves to travel. She’s visited 20 countries – and counting. The farthest was Australia, and her favorite spot so far is Paris, France. She will root for the KC Chiefs, but she is a loyal SF Giants fan for life. She loves going on adventures, reading a good book and hunting for Dolly Parton vinyl records across the Midwest.