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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.

Recent Articles
  • Drivers want city to pay for rough pavement damage to their cars

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Some city residents are outraged after they say their cars were damaged due to rough pavement. The residents claim there were no warning signs posted on the main streets to warn drivers about what to expect. “No cones, no signs, nothing; then boom! The entire front end of my car and my tire blew out and they told me I broke an axle,” said Bionca Kelley. Some St. Louis residents are steaming mad about road […]

  • Illinois State Police out in force this Memorial Day weekend

    COLUMBIA, IL (KTVI) – Police departments across the country are getting ready for Memorial Day weekend travel. The Illinois State Police will be out in full force to help drivers reach their destination safely. AAA estimates more than 37 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more for the holiday weekend, the highest levels in 10 years. “Throughout the holiday weekend, at some point up to 15 to 18 officers, half of those officers will be out looking for impaired […]

  • Ferguson-Florissant School District will provide full-time therapists in all district schools

    FERGUSON, MISSOURI ( KTVI)– Building on last fall’s successful offering of in-school therapists to students in response to community violence, Ferguson-Florissant School District and Great Circle are partnering to provide full-time therapists in all schools beginning fall 2015. To address ongoing mental health needs, individual and group counseling will be offered to students. Case management and referrals to other services may be offered as needed. Research indicates that the mental health of children and adolescents impacts academic success. Embedding a […]

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    Annie Malone Parade: Captain Ron Johnson to serve as Grand Marshal

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – He led law enforcement agencies amid the uproar over the Ferguson police response to protests in the months following Michael Brown’s death. Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson is now set to serve as grand marshal and lead the 2015 Annie Malone May Day Parade on Sunday. Johnson says he’s excited and honored to serve as the grand marshal for the nation’s oldest and second largest African-American parade. Johnson is hoping the parade will […]

  • Estranged husband kills wife’s boyfriend, himself in Jefferson County

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- Police are investigating a murder- suicide in northern Jefferson County. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department received a call shortly after 7:00a.m. Thursday for a shooting in the 700 block of Pine Haven, west of Highway 141.  “When something like this happens, especially so close to your house, it’s  definitely a shock,” said  the victim’s neighbor , Joe Brogan. Police say a woman called  9 1-1  to inform police that her estranged husband told her he had […]

  • NRDC Report: St. Louis Area is Among the Sneeziest and Wheeziest in America

    ST. LOUIS , MISSOURI ( KTVI) –The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) just released a report dubbing the St. Louis area as one of the “sneeziest and wheeziest” in America. The report maps for the first time, areas within the United States were ragweed and unhealthy ozone pollution overlap.  Time and again, studies show climate change is a catalyst for ozone smog and can increase the production of allergic pollen such as that released by the ragweed plant, the principal […]

  • Mother Shares Story of Life After Son Killed by Drunk Driver

    ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI ( KTVI)-This Mother’s Day weekend  a Missouri mother will remember her son  killed by a drunk driver . The mother has joined forces  with Mothers Against Drunk Driving  (MADD)  in the fight to keep drunk drivers off the road. The number of drunk driving fatalities have declined since Mothers Against Drunk Driving formed , but thousands still die each year. 29-  year old David Weinstein was killed by a drunk driver on Highway 370  in Missouri in […]

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    Vacant lots being neglected, tall grass overwhelms

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – There’s no splendor in this grass. Vegetation is growing up to seven-feet high in some areas in St. Louis. One alderman says it’s the city’s fault residents are in the weeds. “Vacant lots are privately owned. We don’t want the lots, but we are responsible for cutting them,” said Greg Hayes, St. Louis Parks Recreation and Forestry Department. The City of St. Louis is taking responsibility for the overgrown lots. Sam Moore, alderman of the […]

  • St. Louis residents refuse to sell their homes for National Spy Agency

    ST. LOUIS, MO ( KTVI)- Some North St. Louis residents are  taking their  fight  to the City of St. Louis  in an effort to  keep  their homes. One St. Louis  women  has collected thousands of  signatures  on a petition to fight an  eminent  domain project.  Charlesetta Taylor, a 79-year-old homeowner, and the Institute for Justice  delivered over 95,000 signatures to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA),  on Wednesday asking that they refuse any offer from the city of St. Louis to […]

  • New Kinloch mayor blocked by police from entering city hall

    KINLOCH, MO (KTVI) – Our Fox 2 cameras were the only ones there as the newly-elected Kinloch mayor was greeted by police for her first day on the job. Betty McCray was not only prevented from entering city hall, she was also told she’d been impeached before she got a chance to start. McCray ran for mayor in the April 7 election and won. “I won. The people spoke,” McCray said. “I was sworn in by the St. Louis County. […]

  • Mers/Goodwill electronics recycling drive offers half-price Cardinal tickets

    ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI (KTVI)- It’s Spring cleaning time and  Mers Goodwill  and the  St. Louis Cardinals  want your unwanted electronics. They are helping to recycle it and keep it out of landfills. Redbird fans  who decided to go green can also help saved  some green. It’s all in an effort  to  help Mother Earth . Therefore Cardinals fans  in the middle of spring cleaning dug deep  to find their  used computers, printers vcr, tv and much  more. “Things that we […]

  • This allergy season may be one of the worst in years.

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Spring has sprung.  That is no surprise to those with allergies. FOX 2’s Kelley Hoskins talked with an  expert that  is  predicting  that this allergy season may be one of the worst in years.