Sherae Honeycutt is so happy to be a part of the FOX4 team. Sherae is originally from The San Francisco Bay Area, but has roots in Missouri. She films, edits, and presents her own stories daily. For two years she reported in America’s Heartland at KFVS 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 covered are The Perryville Tornado, The Spring Flood of 2017, New Year Flood of 2016, Missouri’s opiod epidemic, 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. Through The Today Show, she assisted acclaimed journalist Maria Shriver and her production team with a series of stories.
Sherae graduated from San Francisco State University in 2015 with a BA in Broadcast Electronic Communication Arts. She also obtained a certificate from City College of San Francisco in 2013 for 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 William’s death and diagnosis, and California’s historic drought.
When not at work she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her dog. Sherae loves to travel. She’s visited 15 countries – and counting. She will root for the KC Chiefs, but is a loyal SF Giants fan for life. She loves going on adventures, learning, and trying new things.
Don’t forget to follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and if you have a story idea be sure to email it to sherae.honeycutt@fox4kc.com.


Recent Articles
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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — This month our Thursday’s Child is Jay’Vion, a 10-year-old boy hoping to find a family for the holidays. Jay’Vion’s favorite holiday is Christmas, so FOX4’s Sherae Honeycutt decided the best way to get in the spirit was to go on a holiday adventure he will never forget, including a special visitor. The day after Thanksgiving is one of Fulk Farms busiest days of the year, so we took Jay’Vion to get his tree a little early. […]

  • Man attacked, robbed in South Plaza hopes experience will remind others to be cautious

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  • Metro man charged in human trafficking sting allegedly held woman, child against their will

    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A sex and human trafficking bust led to more than 20 arrests and claims of drugs and forced imprisonment. A high-speed chase ended with one of the suspects in custody, facing a federal charge. Of all the arrests made in the bust, the one case that will be seen in federal court tells a chilling story that sex trafficking advocates say is unfortunately common. The Interstate 70 and Noland Road corridor is a crossroads of activity. Independence […]

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Evergy is offering a new way for customers to save money. They say if you can shift how you use energy, it will cost you less in the long run. But what ‘s the plan and who benefits most? Most everyone uses electricity all day, every day, but some more than others. Evergy is offering a new plan based on the time of day you use it. “The way that our time of use plan works […]

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo — Call it the case of the missing turkeys. A metro organization says the mix-up has them short more than 100 frozen turkeys just days before Thanksgiving. Judy Akers, the executive vice president of Della Lamb Community Services, hopes the community can help this holiday season. “My heart sank,” Akers said. Akers said 30% of the organization’s turkeys for the holiday went missing. “Through no fault of our own, we had some turkeys in cold storage, and […]

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  • Park University students learn about government through Trump impeachment hearings

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  • Man killed trying to stop someone from breaking into his car near Charlotte and Linwood

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man left for a morning walk Wednesday, and several minutes later he was the center of a homicide investigation. Kansas City police said the man was shot and killed when he interrupted someone attempting to break into his vehicle. The deadly shooting happened just after 7 a.m. near Charlotte and Linwood. The victim was identified as 51-year-old Ricardo Ortiz. Police say Ortiz saw a man trying to break into his car. When he […]

  • Mission Trail choir thanks retired Olathe Navy veteran with surprise performance

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