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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. 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

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    Homeless man found shot to death near Hamilton and Natural Bridge Road

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis police are investigating it’s 154th homicide in the City of St. Louis. Investigators say a homeless man was found shot to death near a popular diner. The shooting happened here near the Goody Goody Diner at Hamilton Avenue and Natural Bridge, one block west of Goodfellow.  Residents in the area wan the violence to stop. Bommarito Automotive Sky Fox flew over the scene as investigators responded to the shooting around 7 am Wednesday morning. […]

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    St. Louis police investigate six separate shootings over the weekend

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – It’s been a violent weekend in the City of St. Louis. Police are investigating at least six separate shootings that left three people dead and one in critical condition. The shootings occurred in both north , south and west areas of the city, from early Saturday morning to Sunday morning. Investigators said a man in his 30s was shot early Saturday morning in the 3400 block of Giles. The victim was brought to an area hospital with a gunshot wound […]

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    8 injured after RV overturns on WB I-270, McDonnell Boulevard

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Eight people were injured after an RV overturned Saturday morning in north St. Louis County. It happened about 10 a.m. on the ramp at westbound I-270 and McDonnell Boulevard in Hazelwood. Police say a blown out tire caused the driver to lose control while attempting to exit the interstate. The victims, four adults and four children, all suffered non-life threatening injuries. The exit ramp was closed for nearly three hours as crews worked to clear the scene. According to […]

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    Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, 10K and 5K in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Thousands of runners from all over the county will take to the streets in downtown St. Louis this morning to take part in the 6th Annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, 5K and 10K. Drivers can expect a few traffic delays around the city as more than 10 thousand are expected to participate in this weekend events. The 5K is Saturday and the 10K and half marathon are on Sunday. The races will wind all over the city. Thousands participating […]

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    Backstoppers to host fundraiser for Officer Blake Snyder’s family

    AFFTON, MO (KTVI)- Hearts are still heavy after a fallen hero was laid to rest Thursday. Friends, family and fellow officers did their best to cope with the loss of Officer Blake Snyder. The 33-year-old was killed while responding to a disturbance call on October 6th. He leaves behind a wife and a two-year-old son.   The funeral was at the St. Louis Family Church and St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar helped put things in perspective. “To the officers there with Blake last Thursday morning, thank you […]

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    Elderly man dies in Madison County house fire

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    Mother of pregnant teacher murdered, feels some closure in arrest of 2 men

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The mother of a pregnant St. Louis elementary school teacher who was killed in a murder for hire spoke with FOX 2 Wednesday about charges being filed against her daughter’s boyfriend in connection with the case. Investigators say the suspect allegedly hired a hit man to kill her. According to court documents released late Tuesday Cornelius Green was charged with murder for hire in the death of his pregnant girlfriend Jocelyn Peters. Peters’ mother says the […]

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    St. Louis County police officer shot Thursday morning dies from injuries

    SOUTH COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis County Officer Blake Snyder, 33, was killed while responding to a disturbance call Thursday morning. He leaves behind a wife and young child. Police say in a release to the media, “It is with a heavy heart that we can confirm that our officer has died from his injuries. The officer was 33 years old and had served St. Louis County for the past four years.” The officer and his partner were assigned to the […]

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    Felon apologizes to State Trooper for firing at him

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) – A man convicted of firing on an Illinois state Police trooper learned his fate Wednesday. A Judge Zina Cruse sentenced Gregory Nelson to serve 50 years behind bars today in court.  The judge told Nelson she watched the dash cam video and saw him pull a gun out from the waist of his pants and point it at the trooper. The Judge Cruse asked Nelson, “How dare you?” During the court preceding the trooper testified he […]

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    14-year-old shot by officers in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A 14-year-old boy is in critical but stable condition after St. Louis Metropolitan police officers shot him, officials said Sunday. Officers were investigating a possible carjacking Sunday morning when they encountered the unidentified black teen, St. Louis Metropolitan Police spokeswoman Leah Freeman said in a statement. He started to flee, then turned around with a gun drawn and fired at least one shot at the officers, Freeman said. “Fearing for their safety,” both officers returned fire, […]

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    Marathon runners take off for MO’ Cowbell in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – Hailed as “The fastest, flattest course in the St. Louis region,” the MO’ Cowbell Marathon has quickly established itself by making some noise as a new fun-filled tradition in the community. FOX 2’s Kelley Hoskins joins us from Frontier Park on the banks of the Historic St. Charles Riverfront where the marathon kicks off this morning.

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    Supporters lace up to strut for breast cancer awareness

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The 7th Annual Sista Strut was held at the Soldiers’ Memorial, on 13th and Chestnut, Saturday with speakers, dancing, a special tribute and more! Sista Strut is the largest walk of its kind in the nation to support women of color with breast cancer.  Over 6,000 participant took part is this year’s walk.  All of the contributions raised for Sista Strut in St. Louis stays in St. Louis to provide community support, research and breast cancer […]