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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


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  • Ferguson summer camp inspires kids

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Learning does not stop just because kids are on summer break.  Community leaders in Ferguson paid a very special visit to a summer camp to inspire participants to reach their full potential. The summer camp awards program was held at Central School in Ferguson. The kids in the camp were very inspired that elected officials along with law enforcement would take time out to stop by to share their advice on the tools needed to help them shape a […]

  • Surveillance cameras help police solve crimes

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis police departments have turned to social media and sharing surveillance video and pictures more frequently to help solve crimes. As technology continues to advance, so too does the quality of surveillance images. “The better the video, the more information we can get,” said Lisa Pisciotta. “It’s nice that people recognizes the picture on television. It’s nice that the video is clear and concise. The better the cameras, the better the video.” After the […]

  • St. Louis business owners concerned after shooting and robbery

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis  city police are looking for two men suspected of robbing a convenience store and shooting the employee in the jaw and chest Monday night. Our news crews talked with residents and business owners in the area who say the shooting raises some serious concerns. The shooting happen in the 5400 block of South Grand. The employee was behind the counter when suspect pulled out a gun and open fire. Police released surveillance pictures after […]

  • Clergy and police gather in St. Louis for prayer vigil to end gun violence

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – With a rise in violence in St. Louis, religious leaders came together to offer prayers for peace. The prayer vigil was held at Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church in north St. Louis. Area pastors, along with police officials like Chief Sam Dotson, attended the prayer vigil Friday afternoon. Organizers of the vigil would like know when the violence will end. “Guns are far too easy to get in the hands of young people. Young people […]

  • Student volunteers repair senior citizens’ homes

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – About 400 high school and college students from across the country were in St. Louis making repairs to homes owned by senior citizens, free of charge. The students participated in a program called Catholic HEART, which stands for Helping Everyone Achieve Repairs Today. Catholic HEART Work Camp is about service, connection, and loving others. It all started in 1993 in Orlando, Florida with 100 participants, and has since grown to over 13,000 serving those in need. […]

  • Neighbors save woman from vicious dog attack

    DUPO ILLINOIS (KTVI) – A Dupo Illinois woman was attacked in her own front yard by two dogs.   The victim’s is still in shock after the vicious attack. 55-year-old Brenda   Bowder was walking her two small dogs  in her Dupo  neighborhood when two large dogs attacked her. Bowder says she is lucky to be alive.” I just could not believe it was happening to me . You hear of dog attacks all the time.  But I guess when it happens […]

  • Bill to raise minimum wage placed on hold

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The proposed minimum wage hike in St. Louis was on the agenda Friday for St. Louis Board of Alderman to increase minimum wage to $11 an hour by 2020. Today’s meeting was the final one for the St. Louis Board of Alderman before a two month summer break. The sponsor of the bill, Alderman Shane Cohn realized the clock was ticking and although his colleagues voted the minimum wage bill out of committee. The bill hit […]

  • Extraordinary 10-year-old saves grandfather’s life

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A 10-year-old St. Louis girl is being hailed as a hero after saving her grandfather as he had a stroke. Steve Bolderson, 62, and his granddaughter Sophia Tabers were out shopping for groceries when Sophia noticed her grandfather exhibiting the warning signs and symptoms of a stroke. “He dropped a bag of apples, my mom tried to ask him what was wrong,” she said. “He looked confused and his face was strange. It looked like he […]

  • Wrongful death suit filed by family of musician that plunged to his death in elevator shaft

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The family of a well-known St. Louis musician who plunged to his death after falling down an elevator shaft has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. FOX2’s Kelley Hoskins talked with the victim’s family who is speaking out for the first time about how they believe his death was preventable. The St. Louis City fire marshal’s office  investigated  the  deadly elevator accident at a downtown loft in St. Louis, Missouri  in August 2013. Robert Reuter  fell to […]

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    Pickup truck and semi collide in St. Clair County

    Waterloo, IL (KTVI) – One person is in critical condition after a pickup truck and a semi tractor trailer had a head-on collision near Waterloo, IL. Crews are responding to a report of a serious accident near Illinois route 13 north of 156. This is near the area between New Athens and  Freeburg, IL. A pickup truck crossed the center median barrier hitting a tractor head-on. Illinois police say one of the victims is in critical condition. The accident occurred within the […]

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    Six-year-old’s free library stolen from her porch

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – A six-year-old girl from St. Charles County is heartbroken after someone stole her library. Reese Short’s free library was intended for the neighborhood to use and Reese wanted to share with her neighbors. Reading is something Reese is passionate about. Her mother, Beka, says Reese worked so hard and it hurts her to see it’s all gone. “I’m starting to get really sad,” Reese said. It was hard for Reese to talk about the project. […]

  • St. Louis County libraries set to serve summer lunch to children

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – It’s hard to read books when you’re hungry. That’s why some St. Louis County libraries are providing free lunches to children during the summer breaks. Operation Food Search works tirelessly to fight hunger in more ways than one, fighting hunger with knowledge, empowerment and hope. That’s why Operations Food Search national anti- hunger leader Joel Berg paid a visit to St. Louis to stop by various meals sites. Many St. Louis libraries have joined […]