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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
  • 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, […]

  • Wings of Freedom Tour Lands in The Metro East

    CAHOKIA, ILLINOIS ( KTVI )- The Wings of Freedom Tour of the WWII Vintage Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator and North American P-51 Mustang   will be on  Display in Cahokia at St Louis Downtown Airport from July 25 to July 27 In honor of our WWII Veterans ~ The Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour Brings Extremely Rare Bomber and Fighter Aircraft for Local Living History Display as Part of 110-city Nationwide Tour. Participating in the Collings Foundation’s […]

  • Family makes public plea to find missing Ste. Genevieve Woman

    STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY ( KTVI)-  It’s been more than two weeks  from the day of the disappearance of  52- year- old Lynn Messer.  The Ste Genevieve woman  was last seen Tuesday, July 15, 2014.  The Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Office conducted two check points, North and South of the Messer Family’s Farm on State Route DD, with the mission of locating any information that motorists might have about the disappearance. Several of the motorist’s observations are being followed up on. […]

  • Thieves steal tools from St. Louis non-profit group

      ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI ( KTVI)- St. Louis City Police are on the look-out after someone who  stole garden tools, used for a non-profit’s community garden. The organization says It will be hard  to come up with the money to replace them. Just a few weeks ago Gateway Greening  was the victim of a robbery. Behind lock and key thieves nearly emptied out the tool shed at the 13th Street Garden  getting away with a pair of wheelbarrows, as well […]

  • Is your mailbox a lure for identity theft?

    CHESTERFIELD,   MISSOURI ( KTVI)- A warning to Missouri  residents: do not leave outgoing  mail in your mailboxes.   Police say that little red flag is an invitation to thieves. Chesterfield police are warning homeowners to monitor their mailboxes after a string of mail and identity thefts in  West St. Louis County including Chesterfield , Ballwin and Town and Country.  “People came  to their mailboxes, place out information to be sent  out, some of them contained checks .  As it turns […]

  • Lambert airport transforming historic new copper roof

    ST. LOUIS ( KTVI) -It’s a part of a top to bottom makeover of terminal 1 at Lambert St. Louis International Airport. Lambert St. Louis International Airport is flying high getting a facelift which includes a $6. 7 million  project  to replace the original copper roof on Lambert’s historic domed vault. The new skin will shine of raw copper like it did in the mid- 50’s  when  the Terminal was built. The  roof will slowly transform in color again with […]

  • Fireworks are illegal in the city of St. Louis, many other area cities

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- You might already be hearing fireworks go off in your neighborhood and  many residents may think the use and possession of fireworks is legal .  However, that’s not the case.  Many municipalities ban the use of fire works. “The St. Louis Fire Department takes the stance that consumer fireworks  are dangerous. They are illegal in the city and county, ” said Captain Garon Mosby. Many people will  head to  4th of July celebrations next week. Some […]