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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

Recent Articles
  • Super Bowl Sunday: Police increase DUI patrols

    FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS ( KTVI)-  The crack down starts  Friday night and runs through Sunday evening until midnight.  The Fairview Heights Police Department along with other agencies across the United States  will be out in full force  and  spend  their time on Super Bowl Sunday cracking down on drunken drivers and motorists. Police says Sunday could be one of the most dangerous days on the nation’s roads. “We  are looking for drunk drivers on the roads to remove them off […]

  • Gross cafeteria discovery leaves bad taste for some students

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – It’s being called a bad case of apple juice at McKinley Middle and High School in the St. Louis Public School District.  Some students found a Jello-like substance inside their apple juice containers. Some parents and students say  the substance looks like mold. Thirty-nine of the apple juice containers were served to students during breakfast Thursday morning, shortly after 22 students complained that they were feeling sick and were seen by the school nurse. Three students […]

  • Former Kinloch official says she was assaulted by police

    KINLOCH , MO (KTVI) – The former acting mayor of Kinloch says she’s been the victim of an assault. Theda Wilson claims  police arrested and physically assaulted her after she called  to report a burglary in her apartment complex. Theda Wilson says she called Kinloch police Thursday night to report a possible burglary at an abandoned property next to her own. “In the back of my apartment I called  9-1-1 thinking they were going to help,” Wilson said. That’s when […]

  • Road rage shooting on I-70; victim says he’s lucky to be alive

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A man almost lost his life Thursday morning after losing his temper on Interstate 70. John Zacheis is calling the incident a bad case of road rage. He was on his way to work just before 7 a.m., traveling eastbound on I-70 when someone forced him into another lane. “I was in the fast lane. There may have been two spots in front of me and the car was in the middle lane, behind […]

  • St. Louis companies seeking to hire hundreds

    ST. LOUIS ( KTVI)- Missouri companies are recruiting to fill hundreds of open jobs.  Many of the companies participated in a Career Fair on Wednesday at The Doubletree Westport Hotel, in St . Louis , However , for job seekers who could not attend the fair can still check out  many of the companies immediate hiring needs. Companies attending included  Express Scripts, Alexian Brothers, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Convergys, Enterprise Holdings, Kaplan University, New York Life, St. Louis VA Medical […]

  • New Illinois law gives schools access to students social media passwords

    BELLEVILLE, IL  ( KTVI)- A new Illinois law aimed at stopping cyber-bullying, gives schools access to kids social media accounts. Some say the law goes too far. Previously  Illinois schools could take action against students if online bullying occurred,  such as something posted on Twitter or Facebook during the school day. However, with the new law that Illinois legislators approved, school districts and universities in Illinois can demand a student’s social media password. The new law states if a  school has a reasonable cause to believe that a student’s […]

  • Police search for suspects in school break-ins in Jefferson County

    PEVELY, MO  (KTVI) – The  Dunklin R-V School District in Jefferson County is  asking for the public’s  help in identifying  three suspects in connection with a break-in at two of their schools. The  intruders made off with  valuable school equipment. Classes went on as normal in the Dunklin R-V School District  Thursday  while the suspects  responsible for breaking into and stealing  from  Herculaneum  High and  Pevely Elementary schools remain at large. “We had three white males  that entered the high […]

  • How you can help find a missing child on Facebook

    ST LOUIS MISSOURI (  KTVI) -There’s a new way you can help locate a missing child by simply checking Facebook.   The social media giant has joined forces with the  National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to send Amber Alerts in the area where a child has gone missing . Facebook will tap it’s 185 million  United States users to help  find and return  missing children  with a new initiative  to push amber alerts to it’s popular social media news […]

  • Lotto Ticket for 3.6 Million Sold In Ballwin Missouri

    BALLWIN , MISSOURI ( KTVI )- Someone became a millionaire   this week  when they bought a Lotto ticket in  Ballwin, Missouri .  Now lottery officials want them to come forward.  A customer at Speedy Gas & Wash  located  at  13898 Manchester Road in Ballwin, is kicking off the new year as the state’s newest Lottery-made millionaire. A Missouri Lottery player who bought a Lotto ticket there for  Wednesday  night’s drawing matched all six numbers drawn to win the $3.6 million […]

  • Extreme cold cancels classes in Jennings School district, but services stayed open

    JENNINGS, MO ( KTVI) – The Jennings School District was one of many in Missouri to cancel classes Wednesday because of dangerously low wind chills.  But the  Jennings School District  kept it’s doors open as warming centers for students in need from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. When temperatures fall far below freezing,  like  it did  in  the Midwest  Wednesday , there’s a lot of concern for school districts. ” It really is dangerously cold for a student to be […]

  • Salt Shortage : Local company goes to Egypt to find Salt for Winter

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS,  MISSOURI ( KTVI ) – Keeping the roads clear of ice is what rock salt does, but last year’s record- breaking winter is leaving supplies tight and prices spiking. One local company preparing for winter  is  looking beyond usual suppliers. Last year’s snowy winter has created a shortage  of road salt.  This year  that’s leading those who help provide supplies and clear the roadway searching for  alternative methods to make travel as safe as possible.  ” We went […]

  • 90-year-old twins die hours apart on Christmas Day

    GRANITE CITY, ILLINOIS ( KTVI)- After 90 years at each others side through thick and thin, twin sisters from the Metro East died on the same day. Both passed away on Christmas Day. Family members say the twin sisters depended on each other and stayed in the same home until their deaths.   90 -year-old Martha Dixon of Granite City was a home maker.  Her twin sister Mary Dickson was employed  by Famous-Barr in the credit department for 18 year prior to […]