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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
MILWAUKEE — Starting Friday evening, Milwaukee’s Art community will come together to celebrate music, art and dance in an event that runs through the weekend. Kasey spent the morning at Dandy in Milwaukee ahead of The Offbeat Art Experience. About The Offbeat Art Experience (website) Friday, April 19th 5:30-8 p.m. is the gallery premiere. Join Milwaukee’s art community for cocktails, live music, and a silent auction. Mingle with the artists whose work is on display, and get a sneak peak […]
WAUKESHA — Looking to satisfy your need for speed? Arrive and drive into an adrenaline-filled escape at Veloce Indoor Speedway. Kasey spent the morning there — where she’s gearing up to take the track! About Veloce Indoor Speedway (website) Veloce Indoor Speedway is Milwaukee’s premier indoor go kart racing facility. With two tracks to choose from, we are your adrenaline-filled escape from your everyday concerns. We understand that you have choices when determining where your entertainment dollars go, and we […]
MILWAUKEE — There’s one space inside the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts that many of us never see. Still, it gets a lot of foot traffic. That’s why it was time for an upgrade, and it could translate into better performances on stage. From the back of a truck to the green room of the Marcus Center, new furniture gave the ordinary space an upgrade some said was long overdue. “Putting some color in here. Bringing some fun in […]
RACINE — More than 300 Racine-area high school students were given a unique opportunity to explore careers in medicine on Tuesday, April 16. The hands-on experience was one they likely won’t see in the classroom. Up close, it may look more like a video game than something you’d find in the operating room. “I did not know there was a machine out there like that,” said Araya Cannalte, Horlick High School sophomore. Ascension All Saints Hospital‘s newest robotic surgical system […]
NEW BERLIN — ‘Changing lives, one client at a time.’ That’s the motto at Wisconsin Personal Fitness in New Berlin. Kasey spent the morning there learning new ways to jump start your fitness goals — and stay healthy this spring. About Wisconsin Personal Fitness (website) Personal Training is for anyone who needs a little more help in the gym and wants one-on-one attention from a trained professional. At Wisconsin Personal Fitness, that’s exactly what you get. I offer my clients […]
MILWAUKEE — A special addition made its way onto the campus of Marquette University on Monday morning, April 15. After months of planning and thousands of miles of travel, a single crate held a precious piece of Marquette’s future. “The Virgin Mary statue is actually one of the things we were lacking on this campus,” said Lora Strigens, VP for Planning and Facilities Management at Marquette. Nestled behind St. Joan of Arc Chapel, a new grotto will serve as the […]
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 […]