Kasey Chronis joined the FOX6 News Team in January 2018. She is excited to immerse herself in the Milwaukee community and share your stories along the way!
Prior to moving to the Badger State, Kasey spent two years covering the news in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan. She reported and anchored for WNDU-TV, NBC’s South Bend affiliate.
Kasey earned her Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University—Bloomington. Go Hoosiers! She graduated magna cum laude with a major in Journalism and a specialization in Television Broadcast. During college, Kasey interned with WTIU/WFIU, West and South Central Indiana’s PBS affiliate. She also received a second concentration in French and a minor in Psychology.
Born and raised in Chicago, Kasey attended Lane Tech College Prep High School in the city’s Roscoe Village neighborhood. She’s thrilled to remain just a short distance from family and friends!
For the latest on Kasey’s day-to-day reports, connect with her on Twitter and Facebook. If you have a story tip or idea, send her an email at email@example.com.
MILWAUKEE — After a particularly rough winter, blood donations took a major hit. You can help replenish the supply. “The cold temperatures and the severe snowstorms we saw really depleted our community blood supply,” said Matt Queen, Versiti BloodCenter of Wisconsin. At the U.S. Bank in downtown Milwaukee on Tuesday, March 19, community members made life-saving donations. “Never know if it’s a friend or family member that might need it. You might need it one day,” Queen said. Sandy Rose […]
MILWAUKEE — St. Patrick’s Day may be over — but at one Milwaukee diner — the celebration is going strong! Kasey spent the morning at Don’s Diner & Cocktails where she’s whipping up a shamrock specialty — among other food and drink items featured on the menu. About Don’s Diner & Cocktails (website) At Don’s we’ve taken the old-school cool diner and transported it to 2018. A modern diner with food that’s craved and cocktails to please. We are the […]
RACINE — The Racine Zoo announced the birth of another Emperor tamarin infant on Jan. 23, however, as a newborn, the animal faced difficult times. “She had a little bit of a different start,” said Crystal Champeau, the Racine Zoo’s primary primate care specialist. Located in the Vanishing Kingdom building, she’s not easy to spot within her exhibit. If you look hard enough between the greenery, though, you’ll find the zoo’s newest emperor tamarin. “I told them it would all […]
MILWAUKEE — It’s March 14 and that only means one thing — it’s Pi Day! That’s the national celebration of the math constant, Pi. Kasey spent the morning observing the holiday with the folks at Honeypie in Bay View. About Pi Day at Honeypie (website) WE WILL HAVE PIES AVAILABLE FOR WALK-IN PIE PURCHASES ON THURSDAY, 3.14 BOTH AT HONEYPIE AND OUR LIL’ SIS SMALLPIE. AND!! BECAUSE SCIENCE (AND PI) IS SO IMPORTANT TO PIE, WE WILL BE DONATING $3.14 […]
MILWAUKEE — Baseball season is around the corner — and one local popsicle shop is preparing to knock things out of the park! Kasey spent the morning at Pete’s Pops in Milwaukee with a look at this season’s flavors. Pete’s Pops ‘Pop Window’ is located at 3809 W. Vliet St. in Milwaukee — and will open its doors on May 4. Meantime, look out for Pete’s Pops carts throughout the city. Plus, catch the icy treat at Miller Park beginning […]
DELAFIELD — Fluctuating temperatures are causing issues for some residents in southeast Wisconsin. In Delafield, signs of spring are signaling trouble for some homeowners. “It’s significant damage,” said Lori Dehn, homeowner. Dehn told FOX6 News it started when she noticed a small crack in her ceiling. “And I jokingly said to my husband he’s going to be painting real soon,” Dehn said. What started as plans to repaint soon turned into an unexpected undertaking. “Most likely the insulation above is […]
MILWAUKEE — This nonprofit provides girls grades K-5 through high school with the opportunity to play field hockey — and practice healthy fitness habits. Kasey spent the morning with the girls of “LIFT Field Hockey” in Milwaukee to learn more about the sport — and their mission! LIFT Field Hockey (website) The mission of LIFT Field Hockey is to build leadership, sportsmanship, fitness, and confidence in young girls through development of teamwork and field hockey skills. LIFT currently draws players […]
MILWAUKEE — In May, during National Police Week, two fallen Milwaukee officers will be honored in Washington, D.C. A West Allis business owner is raising money to get the families of those officers there. In business since 1982, Steve Dunn of Dunn’s Sporting Goods near 61st and Greenfield was printing more than T-shirts in his West Allis shop on Monday, March 11. He was also working to help the families of two fallen Milwaukee police officers “print” tickets to Washington, […]
MILWAUKEE — It’s a behind the scenes look at Milwaukee’s dining scene. The Midwest Foodservice Expo is here — and Kasey is getting an inside look at this year’s culinary trends. About The Midwest Foodservice Expo (website) The Midwest Foodservice Expo provides the latest products, training, trends and solutions, specifically for the restaurant and foodservice industries. Food, beverage and hospitality professionals unite with industry suppliers for new ideas and new products. At MFE, you’ll find ways to improve profits, create […]
WAUWATOSA — For a change, it was good news that brought a group of doctors together at the Medical College of Wisconsin. “We will bring new cures to this region, to this state and to the world,” said Dr. Joseph Kerschner, Medical College of Wisconsin School of Medicine Dean. On Friday, March 8, leading researchers met with Governor Tony Evers and Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes, discussing the state’s involvement in a state-of-the-art cancer research facility. “Our capitol budget will include […]
MILWAUKEE — This weekend only, you’ll get to see a different side to some of your favorite zoo animals! Kasey spent the morning at the Milwaukee County Zoo — where she’s going behind the scenes — and so can you during Behind the Scenes Weekend. About Behind the Scenes Weekend (website) March 9-10 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Venture into interesting areas not usually open to visitors during the Zoo’s annual special event, Behind the Scenes Weekend, presented by […]
MILWAUKEE — One house at a time, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity is transforming the city’s Midtown neighborhood. With help of a generous donation from Wells Fargo, the nonprofit will be able to make a big difference in the lives of local families. “It’s a great day. It’s a chilly day but it’s the start of our 2019 build season,” said Brian Sonderman, Habitat for Humanity executive director. Habitat for Humanity is launching year two of its ambitious Midtown 100 project. […]