St. Louis native, Kelley Hoskins is an award winning News Reporter 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 23 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 and producer 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 student 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 around the world.

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 in various, schools, churches and in the St. Louis Community.

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.

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    Burglars steal $25,000 in gift cards from South County church

    ST. LOUIS, MO( KTVI) – A south county church is hit hard by thieves this week after someone broke into the church and stole thousands of dollars worth of gift cards. Church leaders says someone broke into the office of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Church office and stole approximately $25,000 worth of gift cards. The incident happened sometime between Wednesday night and Thanksgiving morning. “Internal doors had look like someone had maybe taken a tool and pop open the locks […]

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    Grandpa Gang hanging millions of lights for Christmas Wonderland

    ALTON, IL (KTVI) – The Grandpa Gang is at it again, hanging lights in Alton’s Rock Spring Park and counting down to the opening day of Christmas Wonderland. More than 2.5 million lights will twinkle against the beautiful backdrop of Rock Spring Park, lighting the way toward another illuminating holiday season beginning Friday, November 27, but more than 60 nonprofit organizations benefited last year from proceeds raised from admission to the park. Christmas Wonderland will be open nightly November 27 […]


    St. Louis area shoppers out on Thanksgiving ahead of ‘Black Friday’ deals

    (KTVI)- Shoppers throughout St. Louis County and the Metro East were all too eager to burn off some of their Thanksgiving calories and get started on the holiday shopping season. FOX2 cameras hit local malls and shopping centers to see people who didn’t want to wait for “Black Friday” to take advantage of holiday deals.

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    Christmas decorations stolen from Wentzville neighborhood

    WENTZVILLE, MO (KTVI) – The Wentzville Police Department is working city residents to recover stolen Christmas decorations located near the entrance of the Manners at Quail Ridge subdivision.  Police say around 25 Christmas decorations were found by police. Residents missing decorations are being urged to describe their missing items so they can be returned to the rightful owners. You can contact Officer Tienter or Detective Wood at 636-327-5105.

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    Overland woman accused of endangerment in son’s bed death

    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) – A suburban St. Louis woman whose son suffocated after authorities say she drunkenly took him to bed with her is accused of misdemeanor child endangerment. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports 30-year-old Connie Lynn Novak of Overland is charged in connection with the August death of 10-week-old Jayce Novak. Authorities say the infant was found unresponsive in his parents’ bed at their home, and the St. Louis County medical examiner’s office later ruled death a homicide by […]

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    Fatal fires prompt officials to stress safety and having working smoke detectors

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The deadly fires that claimed the  lives of 3 children and 2 adults overnight Sunday, has prompted fire officials to underscore the importance of smoke detectors, and the proper use of space heaters. Fire officials say working smoke detectors save lives, while space heaters should near be used as a way to provide the main source of heat for your home. Fire departments across the area are sending a strong warning after three fatal fires struck […]

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    Cold weather doesn’t stop St. Louisans from attending downtown events

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The cold weather wasn`t enough  to keep people from events in the Gateway City Saturday night, that marked the beginning of the Tree of Lights campaign and fans attending the Blues Red Wings game. The Salvation Army kicked off its busiest time of year with a big bang as the skies were filled with fireworks and the lighting of the Tree of Lights near Union Station to usher in the holiday season.  “During this holiday season to encourage people […]

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    Illinois State Police crack down on distracted driving

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The Illinois State Police is cracking down on distracted driving this holiday season as troopers are out on the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge for a special detail. Every thanksgiving, millions of drivers take to the roads and highways to join their loved ones for the holiday. Illinois State Police says this year those trips could prove to be more dangerous than ever. Beginning Friday, state police have added extra patrols on the bridge to look […]

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    Army Corps of Engineers could take over clean-up at West Lake Landfill

    BRIDGETON, MO (KTVI) – A small victory for worried residents near the West Lake Landfill as Missouri’s Congressional leaders asked for new legislation that would have the Army Corps of Engineers take control of cleaning up World War II-era nuclear waste buried there. Residents were relieved that lawmakers have stepped in. Hundreds of concerned residents attended a Thursday night meeting at the Calvin Presbyterian Church in Bridgeton to voice their concerns Bi-partisan legislation was introduced Thursday to appoint the Army […]

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    SLU students on edge following robberies near campus

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Police are investigating crimes against students after a college student was robbed at gunpoint and another female student was approached in an attempted robbery near the campus of St. Louis University. An alert was sent out to students informing them about the incidents.  Students on campus are talking about the incidents, and are saying they are going to start paying more attention their surroundings and taking extra precaution on campus. Some students are on edge, as […]

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    Providing a happy Thanksgiving to families in need

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Hundreds of families across the St. Louis area who were not expecting to have a Thanksgiving meal will now have a feast. The Ethical Society of Police, the St. Louis Police Wives Association, and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s St. Louis Alumnae chapter assembled Thanksgiving baskets—with all the trimmings—in north St. Louis on Sunday night to bring holiday cheer to the to help many families in need. The families were selected based on a level of […]

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    St. Louis Muslim leaders denounce Paris terror attacks

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis area Muslim community is closely tracking the tragedy in Paris. Local leaders spoke out Saturday, condemning the killings in Paris and calling them horrific. In a news conference, the leaders expressed solidarity with the French and said their thoughts and prayers go out to the families of those killed and injured and also to the people of France. They also said the heart wrenching details from Paris may make many people feel helpless, but they […]