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 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. 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 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.

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 in various, schools, churches and in the St. Louis Community.

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.

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    East St. Louis parents and students hope teachers will be back in the classroom soon

    EAST ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – New developments could be in the works between the union and the school district as East St. Louis teachers continue to strike over wages. FOX 2 Kelley Hoskins talked with district officials late Sunday night about the latest on contract negotiations. The two sides are at odds over contract proposal that according to the district would save the school system at least $10 million dollars. However Sunday night an East St. Louis district spokesperson says a counter offer will be presented Monday by the union during negotiations “The […]

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    Body found near apartment complex in Imperial

    IMPERIAL, MO (KTVI) – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department is at the Verde Vista apartment complex off Old State Road 21 investigating a body found in a wooded area. Authorities say the body of a woman was found around 5 pm Saturday  in a wood area. Residents say the woman had been missing for a short period of time and lived at the complex. The cause of death has not been determined. An investigation is ongoing.

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    Volunteers put finishing touches on playground to remember 9-year-old girl killed in August

    NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A new playground was installed Saturday to remember a 9-year-old Ferguson girl shot and killed back in August.  Jamyla Bolden was shot to death while doing homework on her mother’s bed. On Saturday, volunteers put the finishing touches on a new playground at Koch Elementary School in the Riverview Gardens School District. Bolden went to school here until she was shot to death on August 19th. Her tragic death was heartbreaking for many. The Crossing Church […]

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    Oregon shooting on the minds of many at domestic violence vigil

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) – The Oregon shooting was on the minds of those who attended a domestic violence vigil Thursday evening at Lindenwood University in Belleville. As these college students gathered to increase awareness about domestic violence, honor survivors of abuse, and provide comfort to families of lost loved ones, the Oregon shooting was also on the minds of many. The students sang songs, marched, and prayed as they tried to stay focused on the topic of domestic violence, but […]

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    Donations pouring in to aid veteran mugged and left paralyzed

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    Second large fire in three days in Salem, Illinois

    SALEM, IL (KTVI) – More fires overnight in Salem, Illinois, where firefighters have been battling massive fires for the last two days. Investigators believe it’s possible someone could be setting these buildings on fire. In recent days, a large fire destroyed the Old Brown Shoe factory and a nearby home. As of Friday, three more buildings are total losses. Salem firefighters had been working around the clock for the second time in two days. Early Friday morning, flames poured out […]

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    Old Brown Shoe factory in Salem, Illinois destroyed in fire

    SALEM, IL (KTVI) – The Old Brown Shoe factory in southern Illinois went up in flames late Wednesday night and spread to nearby homes. The Salem fire chief and homeowners in the neighborhood are just grateful no one was hurt. According to investigators with the Salem Fire Protection District, the fire started around 10 p.m. The Old Brown Shoe factory had been used as a storage facility, but the building was vacant at the time of the fire. The fire […]

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    Local church builds new playground in Jamyla Bolden’s memory

    ST. LOUIS , MO (KTVI) – The memory of a 9-year-old Ferguson, Missouri girl who was shot and killed while doing her home work last month, will live on through a new playground. The project started before her death but will now have a new meaning. The Crossing Church in Chesterfield is building a playground at Koch Elementary School in the  Riverview Gardens School District. Jamyla Bolden went to school until she was shot to death on August 19, 2015. […]

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    East St. Louis police investigate an employee and officer

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – The East St. Louis Police Department is investigating two of it’s members. East St. Louis Police Chief Michael Hubbard has confirmed his department is investigating two employees. He says the cases are not related. The chief says one of the cases involves a civilian employee within the police department that is accused of an alleged sexual assault. The incident occurred around two weeks ago. Police say the investigation is a sensitive matter. In a […]

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    Family asks for prayers for 5-year-old battling brain tumor

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A St. Louis family is putting in a simple request all across the county for a 5-year-old battling a brain tumor. 5-year-old Ray Lathon was diagnosed in June with a brain tumor. At the time the family was told the condition was incurable and Ray was given only six months to a year to live.  But his grandmother says she has a strong belief in prayer and asking others to do the same Ray […]

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    Charity working to revitalize every street named after Dr. Martin Luther King

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A nationwide effort to revitalize every street named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr is underway. It’s starting right here in Saint Louis. The group has already hit a major setback. The organization is called, Beloved Streets of America. The non-profit set up an office here at the corner of Dr. King and Hamilton in the Heart of north St. Louis They are gearing up for a big celebration this weekend. However, somebody promptly drove […]

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    Five-month-old struck by gunfire in The Ville neighborhood

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis police are investigating a shooting in north city after an infant was wounded in the foot overnight. The shooting occurred around 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of Aldine Avenue and Billups, in The Ville neighborhood. Investigators believe the five-month-old victim was riding in the backseat of a vehicle when the shots were fired. The child was transported to the hospital and remains listed in stable condition. Community leaders and residents find the incident […]