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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
  • Good Works furniture store closing, owner says Loop Trolley to blame

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO ( KTVI )- Good Works  Furniture Store is closing.  The owner says her store is just the “first causality,” of the Delmar Loop Trolley. While many area leaders applauded the construction of the $43 million  Loop Trolley Line, reaction to the plan is mixed. The Good Works furniture store is holding a “Going Out of Business” sale after 33 years in business citing the trolley plan as the issue. “It will make the traffic pattern in the Loop […]

  • Memorial for Kirkwood native who died on 9/11

    WEST ST. LOUIS COUNTY ( KTVI )- A Kirkwood native was on the 92nd floor of the North Tower when  the first plane hit.  A tree has been planted in Queeny Park  in honor of the victim. Kirkwood native  David Nelson perished on that day, 13 years ago, when terrorists attacked the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center . Nelson was a 1969 graduate of Kirkwood High School and worked in the World Trade Center the day of the […]

  • University City residents hit hard again by flash flooding

    UNIVERSITY CITY , MO ( KTVI) – Flash flooding sent  many  University City residents out of their homes Tuesday night. Some residents blasted Metropolitan Sewer District for the water  and raw sewage backing up into their homes. Flash flooding of the River Des Peres severely damaged dozens of homes. Two lives were lost close by in 2008 on Wilson Avenue. residents say enough is enough. April Frison is a long  time University City  resident . Frison  lives  where flash flooding has been a problem […]

  • Francis Howell must accept Normandy transfer students

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY – ( KTVI) Approximately 350 Normandy transfer students could end up returning to  the Francis Howell School District. A recent ruling  the Francis Howell School District has no choice and must re enroll Normandy students in their school. Before the start of the school year  the Francis Howell School District announced  it would  no longer  accept  Normandy transfer students  and the students  had to return to the newly formed Normandy School Collaborative for the  2014-15 school year. However,   with the new court ruling things are […]

  • Maplewood Richmond Heights canceled football game due to injuries

      MAPLEWOOD-( KTVI )The Maplewood Richmond Heights High School Athletic Department has canceled this week’s football game against St. Francis Borgia on Friday, September 5, 2014 due to injuries. The team currently has six players who are unable to play, along with others suffering minor injuries from the previous week. “Our guys fought hard against a much bigger team on Friday,” said MRH Athletic Director Rich Nixon. “Even though our team is young, our players gave every ounce of effort […]

  • Missouri Districts Increase Annual Performance Report Scores

    ST. LOUIS , MISSOURI (KTVI )- The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released its 2013 Annual Performance Report  Friday for school districts and for the first time, charter schools. This report is used by the state to determine accreditation. Districts receive points in certain areas: academic achievement, subgroup achievement, college and career or high school readiness, attendance and graduation in an annual performance report  –more than  half  of Missouri school districts  increased their  scores. Some local  districts showed progress,  […]

  • Pavement blow-ups threaten driver safety in Missouri

    ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI ( KTVI ) – The Missouri Department of Transportation released a warning this week to all mid-Missouri drivers to be aware of potential pavement blow-ups. The warning comes as a result of the extreme heat. The rain brought some relief from the heat, but the extreme temperatures have MoDOT warning drivers about buckling roads. “With the high temperatures we have had the past two weeks and these spot thunder storms and moisture getting into the pavement , you […]

  • Saint Louis University law professors seek clemency for nonviolent offenders in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MISSOURI ( KTVI )- In the wake of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, Law professors at Saint Louis University are asking Ferguson Mayor James  Knowles to grant clemency to thousands of non-violent offenders.  Some SLU professors say many  residents can’t afford to pay the fines. According to figures provided by the Missouri State’s Attorney General Office,  Ferguson police are much more likely to stop , search and arrest African-American drivers than white drivers. Some Saint Louis University Law professors and St. Louis University Law […]

  • Police investigating Central West End home invasion

    CENTRAL WEST END ( KTVI)-   A Central West End family is on edge after they were allegedly robbed in the middle of the day at home. The thieves made off with jewelry, electronics and the family’s SUV. Investigators say the victim reported she was home with her mother-in-law cooking when three men entered their townhouse with guns in their hands. The home owner requested we conceal her identity, thinking the robbers may return. She gave us a chilling account […]

  • Goodwill waits approval to build store in Eureka Missouri

    EUREKA, MISSOURI  ( KTVI ) An effort to open a Goodwill store in Eureka , Missouri is getting a cold shoulder. Some people think a Goodwill store would be an eyesore in a community,  but Goodwill says that’s not the case. A Goodwill plan to build a store in Eureka, Missouri  is dead for now.The Eureka City Board of Alderman have not decided if they will break ground for a Goodwill in their community. Goodwill officials says no other city […]

  • SSM DePaul Health Center Behavioral Health Evaluation and Admission Unit

       BRIDGETON, MISSOURI (KTVI)- It ‘s considered an innovative concept within a hospital emergency room.  SSM DePaul Health Center has created a specially- designed behavioral health evaluation and admissions unit within  the  Emergency Department. It provides a secure, safe environment where behavioral health patients can be evaluated when they are brought to the emergency department. It is a private area and was specifically designed to best meet these patients’ needs.    It opens for patients Thursday.  The new 7 bed unit will offer a […]

  • Caught on Tape: Suspects Damage Property In Downtown St. Louis

    DOWNTOWN ST. LOUIS ( KTVI )- Three men are charged with thousands of dollars of property damage . Police say it was hard for the vandals to deny their actions because they were caught  on camera red-handed.  ” About $3,000 worth of damage to property in our community improvement district,” said Missy Kelley with Downtown Partnership. The  surveillance video was  released exclusively to our news crew. The suspects walked up and starting kicking , throwing over trash cans , dumping trash out, […]