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 — Hoping to serve a perfect pie to your guests on Easter — but don’t want to go through the hassle of making one from scratch? Hatched has you covered, but orders are due Monday, April 15. Kasey spent the morning from the company’s Brookfield kitchen — where she’s helping bakers get a head start. About Hatched (website) Easter ordering is now open through April 15! Those orders should be placed HERE. What: Pre-order pick up and pop up […]
GREENFIELD — Officer Matthew Rittner’s death rocked the Milwaukee Police Department, and inspired community members to stand with their heroes in blue. Just over two months after his death, the community is still honoring Officer Rittner. At Classic Lanes in Greenfield, community members knocked down pins on Friday, April 12. They weren’t aiming for a perfect score — instead, they were aiming to make an impact. Chad Ciardo did not know Officer Matthew Rittner personally; still, he says he felt […]
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee is in the middle of a Bucks-themed transformation. From the ground to the sky, Bucks madness has arrived! The team is taking over as fans will start to see support and celebrations ahead of the first round of the NBA Playoffs. If you’re not going to the game, you can celebrate in the Deer District, where there will be a DJ, contests, and watch party at the plaza. There’s also a lot you’re going to start seeing […]
MILWAUKEE — It is one of the military’s most expensive aircraft, and on Thursday, April 11, the F-35 made a pit stop of sorts in Milwaukee. Some got to take the plane for a spin without ever leaving the ground. Derco employees stepped away from their workstations on Thursday and took on the open air. “From what I hear from the instructors, we have some natural born pilots, which is exciting,” said Brian Holt, Derco president. Derco, an acquisition of […]
MILWAUKEE — Snow aside, the Milwaukee Art Museum is inviting you to celebrate the arrival of spring. “Art In Bloom” is on display this weekend only. Kasey spent the morning getting a sneak peek. About Art In Bloom (website) See spring come alive at this annual event. Discover stunning art-inspired floral installations set among three floors of the Collection Galleries. Take part in inspirational and informative presentations that focus on nature, flowers and food. Hours: Thurs, 10 a.m. – 8 […]
MILWAUKEE — All things oyster — all for a good cause! Kasey spent the morning at the Milwaukee Public Market to preview Oyster Fest hosted by St. Paul Fish Company. About Oyster Fest (website) Special Event: Oyster Fest 2019, Thursday April 11th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, $45.00 Join St. Paul Fish Company at the market for a celebration of all things oyster! Enjoy 12 different oyster paired with 12 different beers. And if you’re bold enough, test the limits […]
WHITEFISH BAY — As the nationwide outbreak of measles grows, local pediatricians warn that the infection is nearing Wisconsin. On Tuesday, April 9, Aurora Children’s Health providers urged parents to take notice. “It’s back and it’s a scary infection,” said Dr. Kevin Dahlman, pediatrician and Aurora Children’s Health medical director. Dr. Kevin Dahlman says he’s never seen a patient with measles, and he’s been practicing for more than a decade. “Around the year 2000, we thought it was gone from […]
MILWAUKEE — Its confections are based on fresh ingredients — and only the finest Belgian chocolate. Kasey spent the morning from Melt Chocolates in Milwaukee where chocolatiers are creating hundreds of velveteen bunnies just in time for Easter! Melt Chocolates (website) Melt Chocolates, Ltd, is a small, artisan chocolate company located in the Bay View neighborhood of Milwaukee, WI. Melt Chocolates strives to make exquisite looking and incredible tasting chocolates in small, hand-made batches. We use the finest Belgian chocolate and buy our […]
MILWAUKEE — The life of a young woman from Milwaukee was altered by an unexplained illness. On Monday, April 8, Aaliyah Milledge shared with FOX6 why her life-threatening journey inspired her to advocate for organ donation. “Before my transplant, I didn’t really like to walk, because it took so much out of me, but after my transplant, they couldn’t keep me out the halls,” said Milledge. From the halls of the hospital to her Milwaukee neighborhood, Milledge took in the […]
MILWAUKEE — Whether you’re a pro in the kitchen or microwave maven — Boelter SuperStore‘s cooking school is fit for all experience levels. Kasey spent the morning at the Milwaukee store — where she learned new recipes in the Boelter Test Kitchen. Below, you’ll find Chef Michael Solovey’s recipes from the morning: Gambas al Ajillo Yield: 20 hors d’oeuvres portions 20 raw, peeled and deveined, 26/30 shrimp, tails intact 2tsp. Spanish Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1tsp. grapeseed oil 3 large […]
MILWAUKEE — Housed inside a nondescript, red brick facility in Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley is an operation that’s unlike any other in the city — and state. Although pricey pieces are stored inside, the mission of Guardian Fine Art Services is priceless — to protect your most valued belongings. “We have bank-like security,” said John Shannon, Guardian Fine Art Services owner. “The entire building is held to museum quality standards.” The building is filled with valuables — and invaluable items — […]
MILWAUKEE — On Friday, April 5, Milwaukee’s art community will come together for an event that celebrates creativity! It’s WMSE‘s annual Art & Music fundraiser. Kasey spent the morning at the historic Pritzlaff building ahead of the event — which runs from 6 to 10 p.m. About the event (website) The Milwaukee arts community will come together on Friday, April 5 for WMSE’s third annual Art & Music event as The Historic Pritzlaff Building is transformed into a studio fit […]