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Ayesha Khan joined FOX 2 in January 2017 as a general assignment reporter.

Prior to joining FOX 2 and KPLR 11, she worked as a reporter at ABC 30 in St. Louis. Ayesha has also worked as a multi-media journalist and weekend morning anchor/reporter at WBOC-TV in Salisbury, Maryland and spent three years as a reporter and fill-in anchor in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Ayesha graduated from the American University in Washington D.C. with a degree in Psychology. She began her career as an on-air producer for a radio talk show on 630 WMAL in Bethesda, Maryland while volunteering as a reporter for CTV-News in Largo, Maryland..

The Midwest is a huge change for the East Coast native but she is thrilled to call it her new home. Ayesha is a self-proclaimed foodie and couldn’t be more excited to explore St. Louis’ food scene. Ayesha is also an avid runner while keeping busy with teaching indoor cycling classes.

Ayesha is always looking for compelling story ideas. If you have one, don’t hesitate to send her an email at: Ayesha.Khan@tvstl.com.

Recent Articles
  • Missouri one of the states hardest hit by influenza

    CREVE COEUR, Mo. – St. Louis is being singled out as the hotbed for flu cases in the nation. The illness is also causing a low blood supply at Mercy Hospital St. Louis. “This time of the year we can see with the influenza season where a lot more patients are affected,” said Dr. John Finnie, who workers in the hospital’s cancer care unit. “It’s a time where we don’t see perhaps as many people coming in who are helping […]

  • Alderman writes open letter to governor to call attention to homelessness

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Alderman John Collins Muhammed of the 21st Ward says he’s frustrated that the state isn’t doing enough to tackle the ongoing problem of homelessness, calling it an epidemic. Muhammed sent an open letter to Governor Eric Greitens Thursday, asking the governor to take notice that there’s a sense of urgency, a genuine concern, and a plea for help. “The reality is that people are struggling and people need real help,” Muhammad said. “The City of […]

  • Volunteer churches continue temporary shelter services during single digit temperatures

    ST. LOUIS – With the temperatures hovering in the single digits Tuesday night, several St. Louis area volunteer shelters were continuing to stay open and help the most vulnerable get out of the cold. That includes St. Peter’s AME Church in North City. It’s been two weeks since the church volunteered to be a shelter from the cold. Organizers said that on Monday night they served nearly 120 people and on Tuesday, space continued to fill up throughout the evening. […]

  • Shelters collaborate with volunteer groups to help less fortunate get out of cold

    ST. LOUIS – The bitter and potentially deadly cold temperatures are a reason for concern for many of the less fortunate seeking shelter. That’s why several St. Louis area services are reaching out to answer the call and serve that need. The Biddle House, located downtown on N. 13th Street, has just over 100 beds to accommodate people, including serving hot meals. Irene Agustin, the director of Human Services for City of St. Louis, said she was expecting the shelter […]

  • Ice Carnival kicks off in at Moonrise Hotel in Delmar Loop

    UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. – The eighth annual Loop Ice Carnival began Friday evening with the annual Snow Ball at the Moonrise Hotel before a weekend of family-friendly events on the famed street. The Snow Ball is a unique party with arctic-inspired cocktails, guest DJs, ice carvings and other fun. Either you pay $5 to get in or bring in a canned food item. The party is a benefit for Operation Food Search. Approximately 600 pounds of canned goods were collected […]

  • St. Louis police launch pilot program to fight gun crime

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is adding another tool in its arsenal when it comes to tackling gun crime. With the help of a grant, the Police Prosecutor Partnership Initiative allows officers to walk and canvass neighborhoods to collect shell casings following reports of shots fired. The grant calls for police and prosecutors to work together on the Gun Crime Intelligence Model and provides funding for a prosecutor dedicated to the Gun Crime Intelligence Center. Jane Darst, […]

  • Safe Haven helping older homeless women, seeks financial assistance to meet rising mental illness costs

    ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis non-profit safe haven giving a permanent to homeless women says, it needs help to keep up with demand. Tim Butler, the Executive Director of Mary Ryder Home on Olive Street said that the home has been taking in more women who are struggling with mental illnesses, leaving the facility dealing with rapidly increasing costs to treat them. The home caters mostly to elderly women but Butler said the population is changing, requiring more assistance […]

  • Newly named police chief joins local clergy to help combat violent crime

    ST. LOUIS – Tuesday night, St. Louis City’s recently named police chief, John Hayden sat down with more than a dozen local clergy members to discuss ways on how to combat violent crime within the city. One of those efforts discussed was the involvement of churches. “Get as many congregations across the city to be actively engaged and adopt families so the people in the community who feel like they haven’t been loved or are acting out of a place […]

  • St. Louis County releases request for proposal for former site of Jamestown Mall

    NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY – A longtime North St. Louis County eyesore is one step closer to seeing new life. On Monday, County Executive Steve Stenger only spoke with FOX 2 saying that the county is looking for developers to offer bids on what could go in the place of the now-closed Jamestown Mall. “What’s probably best there is some type of a mixed use on the premises, as a mixed-use offers some kind of a diversification,” Stenger said. Stenger […]

  • Church helping people find shelter from cold struggles to keep its doors open

    ST. LOUIS – A north St. Louis church stepping up to help the most vulnerable get out of the bitter and potentially deadly cold temperatures is struggling to keep its doors open. Pastor Michael Robinson, Destiny Family Church, said that the temporary shelter located at Bridge of Hope St. Louis on Cottage Avenue has helped with housing nearly 300 people seeking to escape from the cold nights. “We want to continue to allow them to have the dignity that is […]

  • Church opens its doors as winter shelter, asks for more donations

    ST. LOUIS – The bitter cold and potentially deadly temperatures are prompting several community efforts to help the less fortunate find a warm place to stay. That’s why a north city house of worship has opened its doors this weekend to anyone seeking shelter. “Everybody deserves a warm place to stay at night and everybody deserves to have food in their stomach,” said Pastor Steven Shepard, St. Peter’s AME Church. “It’s part of our Christian duty to make sure that […]

  • Illinois American Water issues boil order to Metro East

    The frigid weather is causing a number of problem with the water system in the Metro East. According to Illinois American Water Company, frosty weather has caused three problems. Those issues begin on the Mississippi River and continue at the treatment plant. And then there are the water main breaks all over Metro East. Water crews have been making repairs to water main breaks for weeks. Crews were tackling some 30 breaks Wednesday in communities like Shiloh, Belleville, and East […]