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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

Recent Articles
  • ‘Every single room is decorated’ for the holidays at the Pabst Mansion, and you can visit through Jan. 6

    MILWAUKEE — This holiday season, you have the rare chance to escape into the past with a grand Milwaukee tradition. Every room at the Pabst Mansion was filled with Christmas cheer, and you can experience it all on a self-guided tour. “For almost 40 years now, the Pabst Mansion has been decked out for the holidays,” said Pamela Williams-Lime, Pabst Mansion resident. From floor to ceiling, the 19th Century gem on Wisconsin Avenue was dressed to the nines for Christmas. […]

  • Self-guided tours: Immerse yourself in the magic of the Pabst Mansion during Christmastime

    MILWAUKEE — Escape into the past at the Pabst Mansion! The 19th century architectural gem is decked out for the holidays. Kasey Chronis visited Tuesday morning, Dec. 11 to get a glimpse of the Gilded Age at Christmastime. About the Pabst Mansion holiday tours (website) November 16, 2018 – January 6, 2019 Self-Guided Tours Only Monday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – last entry at 3:15 p.m. Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – last entry at 3:15 p.m. Experience the wonder of the Pabst Mansion […]

  • ‘Big deal:’ Italian consul general considers Milwaukee school for prestigious designation

    MILWAUKEE — It was a rare opportunity for one Milwaukee school — and it came with a big reward. “This is the official visit, first official visit in Wisconsin — and I’m very happy to be here,” said Giuseppe Finocchiaro, Italian consul general. Finocchiaro is based in Chicago — and on Monday, Dec. 10, he traveled to Milwaukee’s Italian Immersion School. “It is a real model for many other schools,” Finocchiaro said. “Just amazing to see the light bulbs go on […]

  • Roll Train: Milwaukee’s fitness class on wheels opens new location

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee’s fitness class on wheels is rolling into a new location! Kasey Chronis laced up her skates Monday morning, Dec. 10 with Roll Train. About Roll Train (website) Get on the Rollllllllll Train and set it free! Could you use some more JOY in your life?  What if it also came with great live (not online) people, fitness, and some soul?  Do you remember ROLLER SKATING??? Roll Train is a roller dance class for exercise and FUN! We teach […]

  • ‘One of the best days:’ 17-year-old girl’s Christmas dream comes true via Make-A-Wish surprise 🎁

    MILWAUKEE — The holidays are here, and one Milwaukee teen found herself right in the middle of some special, seasonal magic. Adaisia Grenada thought she was heading to a routine doctor’s appointment. Instead, a limousine brought her to Macy’s at Mayfair Mall, where the teenager was in for the surprise of a lifetime. “It was the hardest secret,” said Kalisha Seamster, Adaisia’s mom. “I’m not good at keeping secrets! In honor of National Believe Day, Macy’s is granting 25 wishes […]

  • ‘Revel in tradition:’ Celebrate this holiday season with a trip to The Pfister Hotel

    MILWAUKEE — Celebrate this holiday season with a trip to The Pfister Hotel. Plus, this weekend check a few gifts off your list at their pop-up marketplace. Kasey spent the morning getting a sneak peek of the event. About holiday events at The Pfister Hotel (website) It really is the most wonderful time of year, and there’s no better place to share holiday memories, revel in tradition, and swap magical tales than The Pfister Hotel. Come to meet Pfister Narrator, Anna Lardinois, […]

  • ‘Nationally acclaimed’ food hall among plans for revival of Shops of Grand Avenue

    MILWAUKEE — First opened in the 1980s, the Shops of Grand Avenue has seen both major success and economic downfall. On Thursday, Dec. 6, plans for the revival of one of Milwaukee’s largest indoor shopping facilities were revealed. “We’re bringing it back in a different sense,” said Omar Shaikh with 3rd Street Market Hall. Located at 3rd and Wisconsin, you’ve come to know it as the Shops of Grand Avenue. “Now it is simply ‘The Avenue,'” said Tony Janowiec, CEO […]

  • Milwaukee’s newest holiday favorite, Black Nativity ‘is a testament to the power of gospel music’

    MILWAUKEE — Taking the stage this weekend at the Marcus Center’s Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall is a gospel play by Langston Hughes. “Black Nativity” opens Friday night, Dec. 7 and runs for a limited time. About Black Nativity (website) Milwaukee’s newest holiday favorite, Black Nativity by Langston Hughes is a testament to the power of gospel music, telling the story of the Nativity through a combination of African American scripture, poetry, dance, and song. “Black Nativity is an opportunity to […]

  • ‘Giving Tree:’ Your favorite animals at the Milwaukee Co. Zoo are hoping to unwrap something special

    MILWAUKEE — This Christmas, your favorite zoo animals are hoping to unwrap something special too! Kasey spent the morning at the Milwaukee County Zoo — where the “Giving Tree” is glowing with requests. About the Giving Tree (website) This holiday season the Milwaukee County Zoo’s animals have some wintry wishes for the annual “Giving Tree” in the Zoo’s U.S. Bank Gathering Place, November 27 through December 31. In 2017 the “Giving Tree” raised more than $1,000 in gift cards and […]

  • IRS warns of ‘huge spike’ in holiday scams: ‘A lot of crooks are going to be Grinches’

    MILWAUKEE — ‘Tis the season for holiday scams. Representatives with the Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday, Dec. 4 warned of thieves who aren’t shopping for presents, but looking to steal your identity. “There are a lot of crooks that are going to be Grinches this holiday season,” said Christopher Miller, IRS spokesman. The warning came as part of “National Tax Security Awareness Week” Dec. 3-7, with the IRS and Security Summit partners offering reminders to taxpayers and tax professionals. With tax […]

  • Celebrate ‘Wisconsin’s largest and most spectacular drive-thru holiday lights event’

    PEWAUKEE — Wisconsin’s largest outdoor drive-thru lights display is back and brighter than ever. Plus, on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at Country Christmas — enjoy discounted admission during the first of two “FOX6 Nights.” Kasey spent the morning at Ingleside Hotel in Pewaukee — where things are merry and bright. About Country Christmas (website) Celebrating our 23rd year as Wisconsin’s largest and most spectacular drive-through holiday lights event! As part of admission to Country Christmas, you can experience the Country Christmas […]

  • Tom Perez takes final tour of Democratic convention finalists, including Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE — Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez was in Milwaukee Monday, Dec. 3, as he began a final tour of potential 2020 convention cities as he tries to give his party its best shot at toppling President Donald Trump. The DNC chairman, who already has set the 2020 convention for July 13-16, is expected in early 2019 to announce his choice among finalists Houston, Miami and Milwaukee. “We have a story to tell and we’re a swing state. Every […]