Nellie Bly, The Evening Journal – 1922
Sherae Honeycutt is an Emmy-winning journalist, public relations professional, and a former foster child.
For the past decade, Ms. Honeycutt worked as a journalist across Kansas City, Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois, and parts of Kentucky, Tennessee and Arkansas. She most notably worked with FOX4 News in Kansas City, and KFVS in Cape Girardeau as a reporter. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Newsweek, and CBS Network News.
Ms. Honeycutt leads public relations for the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s Public Works Department.
She is a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children through Jackson County CASA, and previously served as an advocate with Voices for Children in Cape Girardeau. During her time at FOX4, she produced and hosted the program Thursday’s Child. This program not only helped find permanent homes for children in need but broke down societal stereotypes about children in the foster care system and their experiences.
Ms. Honeycutt did not graduate high school but obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Electronic Communication Arts from San Francisco State University. She is working toward her Master of Fine Arts in strategic communication from the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism.
As a young woman, she lived in more foster homes than she can remember, attended six high schools and eventually ran away from foster care. Ms. Honeycutt dedicates her life to improving the lives of foster children and educating people about the needs of children in our communities. She aspires to use her experience to give foster children hope and encourage others to be the advocates they need.
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