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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
  • St. Louis child killed by huge wave while family vacations on Alabama coast

    FORT MORGAN, AL – A 10-year-old child from St. Louis was killed after a large wave knocked a beach log in front of the condo his family was vacationing in. The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office reports that the log toppled onto the boy, killing him. They arrived on the scene located in the 3100 block of Ponce De Leon Court for a possible drowning at around 10:30am Wednesday. The child walked outside the condo earlier this morning during a walk […]

  • South City residents demand for stop to illegal dumping

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS – A south St. Louis City neighborhood says that it is sick and tired of people dumping their trash illegally. “It gets really frustrating when people just automatically assume that this is the place where they can dump their trash,” said Lana Camp-Jessop. Jessop runs an Airbnb at one of her properties on Utah Street in Benton Park West. Jessop said that on Monday, cameras mounted outside of the home captured someone driving a trailer full of […]

  • Bank robbery suspect captured after rescue from Missouri River

    ST.  CHARLES, MO – A suspected bank robber who jumped into the Missouri River from the Blanchett Bridge Monday evening is in custody.  He has been identified a Austin Denson, 44, of Wentzville. The Pattonville Fire Protection District along with several other agencies launched a rescue effort to find the man in the river. FOX 2’s cameras were rolling when first responders were bringing the 44-year-old man in on a boat at the Olive Street Boat Ramp in St. Charles. […]

  • Following shooting, hopes that Congressional baseball game can heal political divides

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the terror that unfolded Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, those on both sides of the political spectrum are asking whether ideological differences can be put aside. It seems Thursday’s exhibition baseball game between congressional members could possibly launch a discussion about compromise and how both political parties treat each other. “I’m not a reactionary person, but what I’ve seen through my life and what I’ve seen of late is scary, and if we can’t get our […]

  • Lawmakers to play charity baseball game after congressional shooting

    WASHINGTON DC – Officials say lawmakers will still play the annual charity baseball game Thursday night. A statement posted to the Washington Nationals twitter account cited baseball’s power to bring people together. They hope that’s what will happen at the park. We sat down with a pair from Illinois who will be in the lineup. That includes representatives Rodney Davis and John Shimkus. Both of them say that this game is exactly what is needed right now. They say it is […]

  • Trump makes hospital visit after congressional baseball shooting

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is making an evening visit to the hospital where a US congressman who was critically wounded Wednesday at baseball practice is receiving treatment. Trump arrived around 8:45 p.m. ET for the surprise visit to Medstar Washington Hospital Center, where Rep. Steve Scalise, the number three House Republican, underwent surgery earlier Wednesday for wounds sustained in the shooting, which took place outside Washington. He was accompanied on the evening trip by his wife, first lady Melania […]

  • Alderman Conway proposes bill to increase police pay

    ST. LOUIS – City of St. Louis is trying to keep its police officers from leaving for better paying jobs elsewhere. That’s why a proposed bill to raise your taxes to help pay for their salary increases is in the works. Bill sponsor and Alderman, Steve Conway said there’s an urgency to get going with his bill. “We are both short on police officers and what concerns us is that our pay scale will no longer be competitive after St. […]

  • State Senator gets input from North City residents on what to do with abandoned and vacant buildings

    ST. LOUIS – A call to clean-up some of St. Louis City’s most run down inner city neighborhoods. On Monday night, it was a packed room at the O’Fallon Park Recreation Complex as local elected officials met with several residents to discuss ways of taking care of abandoned and vacant properties. “We are here to do something about that,” said State Senator Jamilah Nasheed who was invited as a key speaker. “What we have to do as a community is […]

  • Motorcyclist injured in accident on I-270 near Lindbergh

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – An accident left a St. Louis County motorcyclist badly injured lying on a busy road. The family of 37-year-old Peter Schneider is demanding the driver come forward. The family said Schneider was hit as he was riding his motorcycle on I-270 west heading toward the Lindbergh Blvd. exit Wednesday evening. The family said the driver never stopped. However, the Hazelwood Police Department said a witness stayed at the scene and described what happened. Police […]

  • Inside an F-16 jet ahead of Scott Air Force Base Airshow this weekend

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, IL (KTVI) – High flying acrobatics will be taking over the skies this weekend at Scott Air Force Base. The Thunderbirds will be performing at the show as the base celebrates its 100th anniversary. The United States Air Force is celebrating its 70th anniversary as well. Fox 2/KPLR 11’s Ayesha Khan got a taste of what it feels like to fly in an F-16 fighter jet. She was briefed by a member of the team, buckled […]

  • St. Louis Alderman concerned over Gov. Greitens call for special session on abortion policies

    ST. LOUIS – Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is calling for a special session for the second-time next week. This time the focus will be on abortion policies and a controversial recently updated St. Louis City anti-discrimination ordinance. In the announcement, Greitens said that lawmakers will discuss ways to protect the lives of the unborn and women’s health. But Alderwoman Megan Ellyia Green of the 15th ward said that the governor’s latest announcement doesn’t explain exactly what he is trying to […]

  • Family of murdered Franklin County woman breaks silence

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO. (KTVI) – A Franklin County family breaks their silence four months after their daughter is brutally murdered. On Tuesday, James and Robin Hutchings of Villa Ridge said that the accused killer, Cameron Hill, not only took away their daughter, 23-year-old Cassidy Hutchings but also any chance of happiness for the rest of their life. “She was just a bubbly fun loving young lady,” said Mr. Hutchings, “she loved the outdoors, she loved to play in the river.” […]