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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 troopers say governor’s order to patrol St. Louis interstates is working

    ST. LOUIS – It’s been two weeks since Missouri Governor Eric Greitens sent Missouri State Highway Patrol to monitor and patrol two major interstates in the City of St. Louis in an effort to fight crime with in the city. Troopers have been tasked with handling Interstates 55 and 70 because that particular corridor is the most dangerous when it comes to violent crime. “In the first six months this year, at least two homicides in that corridor and about 16 […]

  • Area infrastructure is starting to feel the heat

    OAKLAND, MO – St. Louis is in the middle of a heat wave and its effects are causing some area roadways to buckle and pipes to burst. Crews with Missouri American Water were busy dealing with a 20-inch pipe burst late Wednesday afternoon on East Argonne Drive. Several homes along the road had taken in much of the water that was gushing down the road causing a part of the road to buckle while a portion of a sidewalk sank. […]

  • Youth football coaches keeping an eye on the weather and players

    HOUSE SPRINGS, MO – Even with the oppressive heat gripping the St. Louis region, some area sport camps were carrying on with outdoor practice. Andy Lenzen, Director for Northwest Jr. Football said that the camp is preparing its athletes to play the sport once they get to high school. He said the goal is to also get them acclimated to various weather conditions. Lanzen added that none of it happens without proper safety measures in place. “I think the game […]

  • Concerned North St. Louis city residents await EPA results for potential asbestos

    ST. LOUIS, MO. – FOX 2 was back in the Carr Square neighborhood Monday for a follow up to some angry residents who said that they’re breathing potentially deadly air after a four-alarm fire last week at the Clemens Mansion spread debris all around the area. “The city health department ought to be handing us respirators for one thing,” Terry Chapman was heard saying as representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency along with city health officials were surveying and […]

  • St. Louis couple attacked, hope neighbor’s surveillance video helps catch suspects

    ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis couple is attacked, robbed and beaten at gunpoint as they were getting out of their car. Mark Zschiegner, who is one of the victims, said that the attack happened around 2 am in the Fox Park neighborhood. Zschiegner said that he and his fiancé were parking on their street when an SUV drove by heading south on Nebraska Avenue before making a U-turn while the driver cut off the headlights and stopped right in […]

  • Car crashes into roof of St. Louis home

    ST. LOUIS – A car crashes into the roof of a home in the 5900 block of a Lillian after 1pm Sunday. The occupant of the home was at the gym at the time of the crash. The car was speeding down the road and lost control of the vehicle.  The car launched off a hill into the roof of the home. It also appears to have damaged a neighboring home. Firefighters say the driver was trapped under the dashboard. […]

  • Major Case Squad identifies victim in East Alton suspicious death

    EAST ALTON, Ill. – A suspicious death in Madison County has prompted the Major Case Squad to take over the investigation.   Michael S. Louvier, 49, was found dead in his home. Investigators from the Major Case Squad were summoned by the East Alton Police Department on Friday about investigating a suspicious death in the 300 block of Grand Avenue. Louvier’s neighbors say his mother had brought him lunch Friday and the door was locked. That`s when she looked through window and […]

  • Safety inspections on Natural Bridge Road

    ST. LOUIS – A lethal stretch of road in north St. Louis is getting some much-needed attention. The United States Department of Transportation, the Missouri Department of Transportation, the City of St. Louis Street Department, the Missouri Highway Patrol, and St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department have been conducting a road safety audit in north St. Louis this week. State Representative Joshua Peters (D) and St. Louis alderpersons Brandon Bosley, John Collins Muhammad, Jeffrey Boyd, and Sharon Tyus have been physically […]

  • Health officials issue warning about new tick-borne disease

    WILDWOOD, MO – Officials with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services are warning about the Bourbon Virus, a new potentially deadly tick borne illness. The department announced that not much is known about the virus since it was first discovered in 2014 in Bourbon County, KS. Health officials said DHSS was notified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that a Missouri resident tested positive for Bourbon virus infection. Tim Maxvill of Any Lab Test Now […]

  • Several prostitution suspects arrested in south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS — The City of St. Louis Police have released the mugshots of six women arrested during a recent prostitution investigation. They said the women were picked up on Monday between 4pm and 6pm along a stretch of South Broadway. Police describe the suspects as: April Clepper, 43-year old white female Danielle Langston, 30-year old white female Rita Bauman, 42-year old white female Lisa Rider, 42-year old white female Melissa Maybearry, 34-year old white female Jessica Cotham, 30-year old […]

  • St. Louis County to open 24-hour cooling center

    CLAYTON, MO – As temperatures are expected to be near triple digits this week, St. Louis County residents and workers are trying to find ways to keep cool and safe. The county and the Salvation Army have partnered to provide expanded cooling shelter services this summer. The shelter, located at 10740 Page Avenue will operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week between July 12th and September 15th. The facility can accommodate up to 48 individuals. “It’s our older […]

  • Controversy over transgender inmate in Ste. Genevieve County

    STE. GENEVIEVE, MO – An investigation is underway at a southeast Missouri jail over a transgender inmate after complaints emerged about inappropriate contact. This came after April Chambers of St. Louis said her daughter, who is also an inmate at the Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Office and Detention Center, called home to tell her all about it. “She said, ‘They put a man in here with us,’” Chambers said. “I said, ‘What do you mean they put a man there?’ […]