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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.

Kelley 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 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. Hoskins’ outstanding work has earned her many other awards as a journalist, role model and young professional. A gifted orator/ motivation speaker, Kelley 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 and many more. 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.

Hoskins is a member of the National Council of Negro Women , Inc., and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc..

Hoskins enjoys volunteering in various, schools, churches and in the St. Louis community.

Her motto is “Not for ourselves, but for others.”

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail: kelley.hoskins@tvstl.com

Recent Articles
  • Volunteers needed after vandals, thieves continue to target historic north St. Louis church

    ST. LOUIS – A historic north St. Louis church might not be able to hold Sunday services after someone broke in and nearly destroyed the building top to bottom, ripping metal pipes from the walls. Eric Pulliam, a minister at the New Jerusalem Cathedral, said the thieves keep coming back and he finds new damage each day. The thieves have ripped sinks from the wall and toilets from the floor. They even stole the metal doorknobs from the main entryway […]

  • Three shot to death in Bellefontaine Neighbors murder-suicide

    BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, Mo. – The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis was activated Friday after three people were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Bellefontaine Neighbors. Their bodies were discovered at a home in the 1200 block of Hoyt Drive, south of Interstate 270. “It’s a shame. I just would not expect it right here and then being so close to my home,” said neighbor Miceala Redmond. Around 11:50 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 22), a male caller told a police […]

  • Police: Suspected shooter called 911 before murder-suicide

    BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, Mo. (KTVI) – Three people are dead in Bellefontaine Neighbors in an apparent murder-suicide; a young child, the only survivor, apparently heard everything. Detectives at Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department say they had to force their way into the home in the 1200 block of Hoyt Drive and found a mother, her son and the gunman dead. “It’s a shame, I just would not expect it right here and then being so close to my home,” said Miceala Redmond. It […]

  • East St. Louis, Cahokia schools go on soft lockdown over social media threat

    CAHOKIA, Ill. – East St Louis and Cahokia schools were placed on soft lockdown Thursday after someone threatened school shootings on Facebook. Both districts increased patrols after they were notified of the social media post. Security was placed at every school and followed procedures for heightened security as police investigated the threat. The threatening Facebook post reads as follows: “I will be shooting at Cahokia tomorrow morning this is no joke then coming to East Side.” “Society is getting scary when […]

  • Washing machines to help improve attendance at St. Louis public schools

    ST. LOUIS – Turns out clean clothes can lead to more crowded classes. The St. Louis Public School District is using washing machines to combat attendance problems and the Ethical Society of Police is helping with that effort. Staffers at Yeatman Liddell Middle School are washing away worries and the program has made a big difference. The Ethical Society of Police says if they can make a positive difference with one student, then it’s worth it. “It’s improved attendance 100 […]

  • Fire at Hazelwood home, no injuries reported

    HAZELWOOD, Mo. – Firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire in Hazelwood Sunday that broke out early this morning on Teson Road and Abuchon Road. Fire crews responded to the scene around 5 a.m. when a call came in that the house was on fire. Heavy flames and thick black smoke could be seen for miles. Firefighters from various agencies responded, including crews from Ferguson, Pattonvillle, Florissant Valley, Monarch and Central County who assisted the Hazelwood Fire Department. Firefighters had to […]

  • Gateway Arch visitors help count bird population in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS -The National Park Service invited visitors of all ages on a winter adventure to explore the Gateway Arch’s renovated “backyard” and connect with nature at The Great Backyard Bird Count at the Gateway Arch grounds on Saturday. Launched in 1998, the Great Backyard Bird Count is a worldwide citizen science initiative to create a snapshot of birds across the globe and answer “big picture” questions about what’s happening to bird populations over time. Last year more than 100,000 […]

  • Troubled nephew and accomplice charged in gruesome stabbing

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Maryland Heights police found and arrested a fatal stabbing suspect and a female accomplice early Friday morning at a north St. Louis city hotel. On Thursday night, police discovered four victims with multiple stab wounds at a home in the 12400 block of Marine Avenue in Maryland Heights. A man, identified as Malcom Mathis II, and his 22-month old son died from their injuries. A woman, Martha Scott, and a 4-year-old girl were also injured. Traveon Sims, 20, was […]

  • Mother paralyzed by stray bullet makes plea for help

    ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis mother caught in the crossfire. While doing her laundry, a bullet shattered her world. “It’s not over. I have to fight for my children,” said Tamara Collier. “They were here the other day. I felt so bad and sad cause I can’t walk out the door with them. They didn’t want to leave me.” Collier, the mother of a 5-year-old boy and 1-year-old girl, was a nursing assistant until she was caught in the […]

  • Search continues for missing Royal Lakes, Ill. woman

    ROYAL LAKES, Ill. – The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis has conducted 12 days of an exhaustive investigative effort into the disappearance of Denita Hedden. Hedden was last seen on Catalpa Avenue in Royal Lakes, Illinois on January 25, 2018, at 11:00p.m. Authorities said an extensive search operation spanned seven days and covered a large portion of southern Macoupin County. First responders have searched by land and air, canvassing over 35 square miles. This endeavor included more than […]

  • Metro East church expansion will allow more worshippers to attend services

    O’FALLON, IL – A special service was held at the New Life in Christ Interdenominational Church in O’Fallon, Illinois Sunday.  The service celebrated the completion of its new sanctuary expansion.  New Life is located at 689 Scott Troy Road in O’Fallon, Illinois. Completion of the sanctuary represented phase one of the church’s $4.2 million renovation project. Construction is continuing on a new youth building and expanded classrooms and meeting spaces. New Life was founded in 2003 and is considered one […]

  • MoDOT warns drivers to be extra careful because some roads are slick

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. – It was a busy Saturday night for road crews on both sides of the river as they worked to keep the streets from freezing over. MoDOT crews have been monitoring the roads and say since they have their treatments down they expect to have minimal issues this morning. They’ve had 200 trucks on the roads  pre-treating since midnight Friday and worked through Saturday night into Sunday morning. IDOT had trucks out as well overnight putting down salt […]