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 — Throughout the NBA Playoffs, there’s been one constant and that’s the support from Milwaukee Bucks fans. But coming off a Game 5 loss to the Toronto Raptors, what’s the mood among fans? “To be honest I’m nervous for the first time in this entire playoff series,” said Chris Norton, general manager for Who’s On Third. “Disappointing but they had a good fight,” said Denise Lorge, Bucks fan. At the Milwaukee Public Market Friday, May 24, Bucks’ fan Ryan […]
MILWAUKEE — As the Milwaukee Bucks take a shot at putting Milwaukee on the map with a spot in the NBA Finals, hotels in the city have benefited from the team’s success. “Our name is in the paper across the world every day right now,” said Greg Marcus, president and CEO of The Marcus Corporation. A bustling Deer District before and after games has proven to be a slam dunk for Milwaukee’s economy. “It is what we talked about when […]
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks fans have not disappointed this postseason — constantly coming up with new ways to share their Bucks pride. FOX6 News on Tuesday, May 21 caught up with two Milwaukee men dedicating a lot of time and creativity into cheering on the deer. “I started cutting hair in about ’96,” said Rio Prime, a barber at Classics Barber Shop near Astor and Brady. In the midst of Bucks excitement, Prime was putting a spin on the typical […]
KENOSHA — Loved ones came together to honor the life of Kaylie Juga, 15, Monday, May 20 as a visitation was held in Kenosha. The young student-athlete was shot and killed, allegedly by her ex-boyfriend. Juga’s mother Stephanie was wounded. Hand in hand, family members, friends and even strangers said their goodbyes. “Kaylie was my best friend,” said Jennifer DeZoma. The death of the 15-year-old brought hundreds of people to Piasecki Funeral Home on Monday, May 20. “I’m going to […]
MILWAUKEE — The further the Bucks advance in the NBA playoffs, the bigger the crowds in and around the Fiserv Forum become. For fans preparing to pack the Deer District on Friday, May 17, Bucks officials are also encouraging you to pack your patience. “Safety is really the name of the game for all of this,” said Dustin Godsey, Chief Marketing Officer for the Milwaukee Bucks. Godsey says between 8,000 and 10,000 people descended on the plaza for game one […]
MILWAUKEE — A firefighter responding to a medical emergency was killed in a shooting at a bus station in Appleton that left a police officer and two others injured, officials said. The shooting happened after police and firefighters responded to a medical emergency around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 at Valley Transit in downtown Appleton, fire and police officials said. Appleton Officer Meghan Cash said there was no ongoing threat to the community, but she didn’t say if anyone was […]
WAUKESHA COUNTY — Turning a house into a home is no easy task, but it’s a whole lot easier when its foundation has a purpose. On Tuesday, May 14, one Waukesha family’s life was being changed one nail at a time, thanks to Habitat for Humanity‘s “Women Build” event. “This one is customized for Dawn and her family,” said Michael Crowley, CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County. Dawn Lhuillier was featured during this year’s “Women Build” event. “Women […]
MILWAUKEE — In celebration of the Bucks, we’re going Greek for the Greek Freak! Kasey spent the morning at Ouzo Cafe in Milwaukee where she’s turning up the heat in the kitchen. About Ouzo Cafe (website) When our parents and grandparents made their journey from Greece to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, they brought the old country with them – the traditions, music, recipes, and yes, the Ouzo. Our family cherishes their heritage and culture, and we inspire our children with it. Being […]
MILWAUKEE — Under construction for several months, FOX6 News on Monday, May 13 got an update on major improvements being made to the American Family Insurance Amphitheater at Maier Festival Park, ahead of Summerfest 2019 — June 26-July 7. With the countdown to the World’s Largest Music Festival on, FOX6 caught up with crews racing to finish the multi-million dollar remodel. “We’ve raised the roof 26 feet,” said Sarah Smith Pancheri, VP of sales and marketing for Milwaukee World Festival, […]
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Pretzel Company is putting a twist on the classic — all to support the Milwaukee Bucks! Kasey spent the morning at their facility making Bucks-themed soft pretzels in celebration of the team’s advancement to the Eastern Conference Finals. About Milwaukee Pretzel Company (website) The idea to start the Milwaukee Pretzel Company came to us while spending a year living in Munich, Germany. The soft pretzel (or “bretzel” in German) is as much a part of the Bavarian […]
MILWAUKEE — A new era of basketball for the Milwaukee Bucks is being marked by victories on and off the court. After their Game 5 win over the Boston Celtics at Fiserv Forum Wednesday night, May 8, the Bucks advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in 18 years. “This is great!” said Walberto Gaud. “Milwaukee is literally right now — we’re on the map.” One-time skeptics have called Fiserv Forum a slam dunk. “I mean, I […]
MILWAUKEE — One step at a time, fourth- and fifth-graders from Bethune Academy who are involved in “Express Yourself” are learning how to do exactly that — express themselves. On Thursday, May 2 they continued to prepare for a free performance, open to the public that is scheduled for Thursday, May 9 in Milwaukee. The organization immerses at-risk young people, ages 7-21, in the arts. Visual art, music, dance, drumming, and spoken word are used to discover self-expression, develop inner […]