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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
  • Police pursuit ends with crash in north St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A police pursuit in north St. Louis County ended with a crash late Friday afternoon. The crash occurred at Chambers and Bellefontaine in the Bellefontaine Neighbors municipality. This all started around 5:30 p.m. when north county officers who were patrolling the area of Green Valley and Bella Clare drives observed a suspicious pick-up truck parked at Midwest Petroleum. When an officer attempted to approach the car, the driver abruptly accelerated and rammed her police vehicle. […]

  • Several local schools not allowing walkouts to mark Columbine shooting anniversary

    ARNOLD, Mo. – Hundreds of students across St. Louis are preparing to take part in a national walkout to mark the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shootings. But some Students at the FOX C-6 School District are upset that administrators won’t allow them to participate. Superintendent Dr. Jim Wipke told FOX 2, it’s not that the district doesn’t support their students in this matter rather their concern is safety. “They deserve to have their voice,” Wipke said. “My […]

  • School districts prioritizing employee health by offering worksite clinics

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – School districts around St. Louis are taking steps to make things convenient when it comes to the health of their employees. The Francis Howell, Parkway, and Pattonville school districts are opening up worksite clinics for their teachers and staff to provide them with easier access to health care. Kim Coil juggles a busy schedule including being a full-time history teacher at Francis Howell North High School. “You know, it’s a germ factory,” she said. “We definitely […]

  • City of Dellwood ends contract with County Police and joins North County Police Cooperative

    DELLWOOD, MO – The City of Dellwood will start seeing new officers patrolling its streets and neighborhoods. This comes after the city decided to end its contract with the St. Louis County Police Department and join forces with the North County Police Cooperative. County police had taken over when the city’s own police department disbanded six years ago. “St. Louis County Police is a great police department,” said police chief Tim Swope, “they are a little bit more expensive than […]

  • Heavy police presence called to west St. Louis neighborhood

    ST. LOUIS – It started as a call for a shooting on Clara in west St. Louis, but in the end, it left residents scratching their heads. Police were called to the 6000 block Clara for a shooting just before 6 pm Tuesday evening.  Police cordoned off the area leaving residents to wonder what was going on, as officer swarmed the neighborhood with weapons drawn and rifles at ready. Officers tell Fox 2 they were looking for a suspect in […]

  • ‘Fake’ form of marijuana linked to Illinois deaths, makes its way into Missouri

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – A fake form of weed moving across the country has found its way into Missouri. The drug has already killed three people in Illinois while affecting more than 100. Even though health officials have identified a case related to synthetic marijuana in Missouri, for privacy reasons they did not confirm the exact location. “It is illegal,” said Dr. Frederick Echols with the St. Louis County Department of Health. “The issue that we are experiencing now […]

  • One child dead in Interstate 70 crash; three other children hospitalized

    ST. LOUIS, MO- St. Louis Metropolitan Police are investigating a crash Friday night that has left one child dead and sent three other children and an adult, to area hospitals. It happened around 7pm on Interstate 70 eastbound at St. Louis Avenue, and according to police, involved a single vehicle. Accident reconstruction crews are on scene. A St. Louis Fire Department spokesman says three other children were transported from the scene, with one being in critical/unstable condition. An adult was […]

  • Concerned residents raise opposition to proposed cellular tower

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS-A proposed cellular tower in the Dutchtown neighborhood has some neighbors saying, not so fast. The developer, Cellective Solutions wants to put the 125-foot-tall tower in a small empty lot near the intersection of Oregon Avenue and Chippewa Street and residents say they are not happy about it. Michael Pogue has lived in the neighborhood for over 20 years. He said that though he appreciates change when necessary, putting up a cell tower that would be taller than his house […]

  • Community gathers for candlelight vigil to honor 7-year-old boy accidentally shot in head

    ST. LOUIS – A 7-year-old St. Louis boy accidentally shot in the head last weekend was remembered Wednesday night. Jermon Perry’s family held a candlelight vigil and released balloons in his memory in their South City neighborhood. Loving, caring, happy go lucky are just a few of the many words those closest to the young boy used to describe and remember him. “He was a charmer,” said Erica Jones, who was speaking on the family’s behalf. “He would compliment you…he […]

  • St. Louisans dazzled by ‘Hamilton’ on opening night at the Fox Theatre

    ST. LOUIS – The long awaited and iconic musical, Hamilton premiered in St. Louis Tuesday night. The Fabulous Fox Theatre welcomed many excited ticket holders for the opening night. It’s a cold windy night but it didn’t matter. People have waited in long lines and have been looking forward to it since the announcement was made this past fall. But many of them told Fox 2’s Ayesha Khan it is all worth the wait. The chance to see the blockbuster […]

  • St. Louis man on mission to clean up abandoned church to provide safe haven for kids

    ST. LOUIS – Giving kids a chance at a healthy and bright future.  That’s the mission and goal of a local man who wants to clean up some of St. Louis’ most run-down neighborhoods and give youth a safe haven. The mission is part of the Sankofa Unity St. Louis and 1,000 T.H.U.G.S, two non-profit organizations working to get kids off the streets and into a place where they can get away from violence and grow up in a safer environment. […]

  • Three dead in Florissant murder-suicide

    FLORISSANT, Mo. – Detectives with the Florissant Police Department are investigating a murder-suicide involving three people. According to Officer Steve Michael, a police spokesman, police were dispatched to a home in the 1400 block of East Duchesne for a welfare check. Upon their arrival, officers found the bodies of three people in the same part of the home. A gun was located in the home and there were no signs of forced entry, Michael said. “There was a gun located next […]