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St. Louis native, Kelley Hoskins is an award winning Multimedia Journalist / Assignment Editor for FOX 2 News who 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 a 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 Update 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 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., Coalition of 100 Black Women-St. Louis Chapter, Top Ladies of Distinction,Inc.- Confluence Chapter.

She 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
  • Paul’s Market inspires others to help rebuild Ferguson

    FERGUSON ( KTVI ) – The recent events in Ferguson struck a chord close to many Ferguson  residents and businesses there,  but the owner of Paul’s Market says  he will not give up on the community.  The market’s owner is calling on others to help rebuild. Paul’s Market has been in Ferguson for 54 years .  In fact,  owner Gary Crump,  has been working there since he was nine years old. ” I’m personally, financially, emotionally and spiritually invested to […]

  • St. Ann Police Department trains officers with state of the art simulator

    ST. ANN MISSOURI ( KTVI ) In an effort to train police officers to take quick action responsibly to protect themselves and others, the  St. Ann  Police Department uses a live, state of the art, simulator. The simulator creates situations where officers need to use force in various settings.   It’s the first of it’s kind in Missouri . The simulator creates situations where officers  may  or may not  need to use force in various settings. “In our life  being police […]

  • H.E.R.O.E.S. CARE : Programs for military families deployed for the holidays

    ST . LOUIS, MISSOURI ( KTVI)- H.E.R.O.E.S. Care is a collaborative effort among well established non-governmental organizations (NGOs) designed to provide complete and proactive support for members of all branches of the military and their families through pre-deployment, deployment, family reintegration and post-deployment. This is one of the most difficult times of year’s for children who have a family member in the military stationed away from home . H.E.R.O,E.S. Care Hometown Support  help children through this difficult time. The program […]

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    Ferguson case: New grand jury documents released

    (KTVI) – McCulloch: inadvertently omitted transcripts of witness interviews with investigators in Mike Brown case have now been released. St. Louis County  Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch says all Grand Jury testimony was released the day the Grand Jury returned No True Bill against police officer Darren Wilson. Please see press release from the  Prosecuting Attorney Office  below: 12-12-2014 Press Release Testimony Released: FED Int Wit Did Not Testify FED Int Witness 22 FED Int     Witness 43 FED Int Witness 54     […]

  • Disabled Veteran and Hospice Patient robbed in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS ( KTVI ) – An United States  veteran and a hospice patient,  dying of cancer become the target of thieves.  St Louis City Police are looking for  the suspects  who attacked and robbed him. According   to the  St Louis City Police Department report ,last week  in broad-daylight 53- year- old  Marion  McNeely  was attacked and  robbed in  an  alley in the 35-hundred block of Miami in South St Louis as he was returning  home in his wheel chair. […]

  • Better Business Bureau: Warning IRS Phone Scam

    ST. LOUIS ( KTVI )- The   BBB and the IRS is warning the public about phone scams that continue to claim victims all across the country. In these scams, thieves make unsolicited phone calls to their intended victims. Callers fraudulently claim to be from the IRS and demand immediate payment of taxes by a prepaid debit card or wire transfer. The callers are often hostile and abusive. To avoid becoming a victim of these scams, you should know: The IRS […]

  • Family loses everything in Ferguson Public Storage Fire

    FERGUSON ,  MISSOURI (KTVI)-  In November we watched  many businesses burned in Ferguson. But one family also lost their home. They lived above the public storage facility when it went up in flames. They are left with just the clothes on their backs. Dozens of the business in Ferguson were looted , damaged or destroyed in the riots that followed  the grand jury decision to not indict former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. […]

  • Emerson provides funding for education, job training in Ferguson area

    FERGUSON (KTVI) The funding from Emerson’s Ferguson Forward program,  MERS Goodwill    will provide job training skills and support to at-risk youth beyond the summer STL Youth Jobs program. On December 1, 100 at-risk youth from Ferguson and Dellwood began a 6-month employment program similar to the STL Youth Jobs program, a collaboration between the city of St. Louis, Incarnate Word Foundation and MERS Goodwill that provides job training, support and financial literacy to youth ages 16-23 living in high-risk communities. […]

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    East St. Louis imposes curfew because of Ferguson unrest

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – If you are 17 and younger, you now have a curfew in East St. Louis. Mayor Alvin Parks imposed the curfew because of the Ferguson unrest and the break-ins into East St. Louis businesses. The curfew is from 6pm to 6am until Monday December 1st. The curfew applies as follows: 1. For Those 17 and under. 2. Allows for participation in school, church and structured after-school activities, all of which must involve adult supervision. […]

  • TSA and Airlines stress arriving early as more people are projected to fly Thanskgiving Holiday

      ST. LOUIS (KTVI)- Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) andLambert airlines will soon see a steady increase of passengers as we approach the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The Airport typically sees an increase of 15-20 percent in passenger traffic during the Thanksgiving air travel period, which extends this year from Friday, November 21 through Tuesday, Dec. 2. The airline industry is expecting more than a one percent increase in air travel this year with more than 24 […]

  • City of St. Louis Begins Offering Smartphone App for Parking Meters

    ST. LOUIS , MISSOURI ( KTVI )The City of St. Louis Treasurer’s Office is now offering a smartphone application to pay for parking meters. Parkmobile is currently being rolled out in downtown St. Louis and is expected to be up and running citywide by the end of this year. Parkmobile was chosen to be the mobile payment provider for parking in St. Louis after a six month field test of various parking technologies. Parkmobile is available for iPhone, Android, Blackberry, […]

  • Valley Park food pantry desperately needs help for Thanksgiving

    VALLEY PARK , MISSOURI ( KTVI)-  The Circle of Concern Food Pantry in Valley Park Missouri   is beginning their annual Thanksgiving preparations for families in need, but they say they may not be enough for hundreds of families  that depend on them for Thanksgiving meals. With Thanksgiving just weeks away,  the shelves are empty and collecting dust. Without donations many families in need  could go without food during the holidays. The Circle of Concern Food Pantry  is asking for help.  […]