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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
  • St. Louis Neighborhood Victim Support Volunteer Program

       ST. LOUIS , MISSOURI (KTVI)-Neighborhood Victim Support is a new concept for serving the communities in which we live. Primary victim service agencies in St. Louis and across the state have focused on specific areas of victimization (domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, and homicide). Often, the needs of victims of property crime and other types of crimes against persons have received limited attention based upon local interest and local, state or non-profit organization support. When creating a model […]

  • St. Louis Police Wives’ Association Seeks Donations as Supplies Near Depletion

    FERGUSON , MISSOURI ( KTVI)- The St. Louis Police Wives’ Association (SLPWA), which exists to provide support to local police offers and their families in times of need, has been serving 600 meals a day to officers around the clock, seven days a week, since mid-August in Ferguson , Missouri .  The association says resources are now nearing depletion, leaving the organization unable to proactively prepare should additional instances of wide spread civil disobedience occur. “When the command posts are activated, […]

  • Chesterfield Police Warns Public of Police Impersonator Running Scam

    CHESTERFIELD ( KTVI)-The Chesterfield Police Department  is  warning the public about a scam that is being perpetrated by an unknown suspect who is claiming to be a Chesterfield Police Captain. The Chesterfield Police  Department  has receive various  complaints from area residents who state that a male caller identifying himself as Captain David Watson of the Chesterfield Police Department, informs the caller that they missed a federal court subpoena and that they need to provide  money for missing the court date. […]

  • Eric Ashby Song Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness

    ST. LOUIS , MISSOURI (KTVI)- This song is dedicated to all the organizations who have adopted the color PINK to enable the different causes that empower and unite women all over the world. The inspiration for this song came from observing my wife, mother, and sister, who are apart of the Mary Kay Corporation, a company dedicated to enriching women’s lives all over the world. They are advocates to eliminating cancer and ending the epidemic of violence against women. One […]

  • National Council of Negro Women honors Outsanding Leaders in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The National Council of Negro Women Gateway Metropolitan Section honored 24 outstanding St. Louis area women Saturday October 18, 2014. NCNW 2014 Honorees : Nicole Colbert-Botchway,J.D.  Susan Buford, Josephine Goode Evans, Sharilyn D. Franklin Ph.D, Kay Gage, Lee Haynes, Andreal Hoosman, Honorable Penny Hubbard, Vanessa Hughes, Andrea Jackson-Jennings, Rev. Ella Jones, Gayle Jones,  Fredreaka MCGlown, Cheryl Polk , Mitchelle Price, Stephanie Brooks-Robinson, Suzette, Simms, Jody Squires, Dr. Ingrid Taylor, Jackie Hamilton-Thomas, Dr. Shawni Jackson-Triggs, Carolyn […]

  • St. Louis On The Move : One Wins National Competition , While Another Lands Deal With Microsoft

    FERGUSON ( KTVI)-Two young men with one similar goal, a gol of reaching success. They both say if you reach for the stars you can catch one. Jordan Harden is a senior at McCluer South Berkeley High  School in Ferguson,  Harden won a $2,500 prize package by winning the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship national “Elevator Pitch” competition. The Elevator Pitch competition is determined by public voting on short, “pitch” videos by NFTE student entrepreneurs promoting their business ideas. The winner […]

  • Lambert – St. Louis International Airport prepared to deal with Ebola

    ST. LOUIS ( KTVI)–The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Projection ,have just released information on steps being taken at airports to prevent the spread of Ebola. Enhanced health screenings will be enacted at five major international airports: New York’s John F. Kennedy, Washington-Dulles, Newark, Chicago O’Hare, and Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson. These airports receive more than 94 percent of passengers who travel into to the U.S. from affected countries in West […]

  • Area municipalities banning together for hot spot policing

    VINITA PARK , MO  ( KTVI ) 24:1 Municipal Government Partnership is all about stronger relationships among municipalities  to save money by working together and being more effective. The group refers to 24 municipalities in Normandy Schools district for one vision of strong communities, engaged families and successful children. The group is bound together by  a common geography. The Mayor of Vinita Park says ” If one of us does better , we all do better. If one of us struggles […]

  • St. Louis community leader makes plea to stop violence

    ST. LOUIS ( KTVI )- Thursday was another night full of violence in the city of St. Louis. St. Louis detectives investigated a  double murder in north St. Louis. Around 10:30 p.m., the body of 34-year old Ali Goodin was found  in the 4000 block of  Cote Billiante with a gun shot wound to the head . About a block away,  a man was found gunned down on the front porch of a vacant home in the 1800 block of […]

  • 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 […]