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St. Louis native, Kelley Hoskins is an award winning Multimedia Journalist / Assignment Editor for KTVI FOX 2 News . Hoskins earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Ms. Hoskins is an experienced news journalist with more than 20 years in television news. She is an veteran of both radio and television news coverage and has held positions in St. Louis and Tennessee. Prior to joining KTVI -FOX 2 News, Hoskins worked for KPLR -CW11 News as an Anchor/Reporter for six years, a feature reporter with KDNL ABC 30 in St. Louis for six years , a freelance journalist for STL-TV the government-access station for the City of St. Louis, a writer for WSMV the NBC TV Station in Nashville Tennessee , a desk assistant/ Intern for KMOX Radio -The Voice Of St. Louis and a Radio Talk Show Host for WSFK Radio In Nashville Tennessee.

Her career is marked by many highlights as a producer, reporter and on-air- personality, including her interviews with Former Vice President Al Gore and former Secretary of State, Colin Powell. The St. Louis Chapter of the Association of Black Journalists named her "Best Reporter" for her feature of History Legends. Her reporting on the Tuskegee Airmen at KPLR TV and duties as host for "This Week In St. Louis with KDNL ABC 30 garnered her two Emmy nominations. She also received the Fisk University Alumni Excellence in Journalism Award. Mrs. Hoskins’ outstanding work has earned her many other awards as a journalist, role model and young professional. A gifted orator/ motivation speaker, Ms. Hoskins has won first place in oratorical competitions local, state,regional and national sponsored by American Legion Posts, Elks of the World and the National Association for Advancement of Colored People. Hoskins also serves as a motivational speaker for businesses and community organizations.

Kelley Hoskins speaking career began at the early age of 15, when she was the first from her high school to win a national oratorical championship title. " This title allowed her the opportunity to travel across the country as a motivational speaker for her own generation. Now as an accomplished broadcaster, Hoskins continues to speak to businesses, high schools , churches and organizations sharing her insights and inspiring others.

Ms. Hoskins is the President of the National Council of Negro Women ,Inc.- Gateway Metropolitan Section, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Top Ladies of Distinction,Inc.- Confluence Chapter.

Hoskins enjoys volunteering with Big Brothers and Big Sisters and St. Louis City Public Schools.

Her motto is "Not for ourselves, but for others."

Kelley would love to share your stories. If you have an interesting story idea feel free to send Kelley an email. kelley.hoskins@tvstl.com

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    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO ( KTVI)-  An emotional plea from the family of a woman gunned down inside a University City Business. The victim’s father wants the killer to come forward.   43-year-old Keisha Powell was the daughter of a prominent  community leader and former Northwoods alderman Thornton  Ballard .   Ballard described his daughter as a  remarkable human being  who  throughout her life help those in need , “She was the type of individual if she had her last dollar  […]

  • Family of 6- year -old boy shot in St. Louis need money to bury child

    ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI (KTVI)- The parents of a six year old killed in a rolling gun battle are speaking out to FOX 2 News about their son and what happened that night. This was a  heartbreaking story. Marcus Johnson was just six years old and his father say he was recovering from heart surgery performed just last week. Young Marcus was riding in a minivan full of children and adults just leaving O’Fallon Park about sunset Wednesday night,  when a […]

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    Groundbreaking for Delmar Loop Trolley project

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday for the Delmar Loop Trolley project. Joe Edwards ,the man with a vision  along with other community leaders supporting the project, participated in a unique, colorful and music filled event. “This project is a great example of what can happen when we all work together. The  Loop Trolley is a source of pride for the entire area, plus it will be fun to ride,” said Edwards. The $43 million dollar […]

  • Family hopes increased CrimeStoppers reward will bring killer to justice

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  • Rockwood School District Drug Free Coalition

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  • Police: 13-year-old shot in head in Washington Park

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  • Car crashes into home trapping two people inside

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  • Drugs, cash and suspect found in Metro East drug bust

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  • East St. Louis opens 24-hour winter shelter

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    Man killed in camper trailer fire

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  • Amazing! St. Louis 6-year-old recites Gettysburg Address

    ST. LOUIS, MO ( KTVI) – Here’s a great way to honor President’s Day.  Listen to six-year-old Money Edwards from St. Louis  recite President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address on FOX2 News in the Morning. Edwards can recite the Gettysburg Address and the “I Have a Dream Speech” by Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. Edwards is a first grade student at Storman Academy in St. Louis. She had the opportunity to serve as the Mistress of Ceremonies on a very special program […]

  • SSM program offers free mammograms

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Breast cancer is the most common cancer for women worldwide.  Early detection is key.  SSM Breast  Care  Locations  throughout Missouri will provide free mammograms to under served women  at their locations. Based on  current studies   health  experts estimates that about one out of every eight women born today will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some time during her life. “Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer in women and that’s why it’s […]