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St. Louis native, Kelley Hoskins is an award winning News Reporter for KTVI FOX 2 News. Hoskins earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Kelley 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/intern 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.

Hoskins 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. Hoskins’ outstanding work has earned her many other awards as a journalist, role model and young professional. A gifted orator/ motivation speaker, Kelley 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 and many more. 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.

Hoskins is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc..

Hoskins enjoys volunteering at various schools, churches and in the St. Louis community.

Her motto is “Not for ourselves, but for others.”

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    ST. LOUIS – A California-based dockless bike sharing service rolled out its signature green bikes on St. Louis City streets this week. But some people are wondering if the bikes are cluttering up St. Louis. City leaders said residents can expect to see these bike share services expand in St. Louis in the coming months. Hundreds of the colorful bikes have popped up everywhere in St. Louis, from north St. Louis to south St Louis. “These are dockless bikes, so […]

  • Parents distraught as four children killed in house fire

    LAKE OZARK, Mo. – Parents in southwest Missouri were distraught after learning their four sons were killed in a house fire overnight. The Lake of the Ozark Fire Protection District was called to a first-alarm fire just before 1 a.m. in the 1000 block of Carol Road in Lake Ozark, Missouri. They tried to get inside the home but the flames were too heavy, forcing firefighters to remain outside. By the time emergency responders were able to rush inside the […]

  • Two killed in fiery crash fleeing from police in Venice, Illinois

    MADISON COUNTY, Ill. –  Two people were killed in a crash in Madison County Wednesday morning (April 18) after Brooklyn, Illinois police attempted to initiate a traffic stop. According to Trooper Calvin Dye, Junior with Illinois State Police, around 3 a.m., Brooklyn police got a call about a gathering in the alleyway at the Pink Slip Nightclub in Brooklyn. When the officer arrived on the scene, witnesses told him a man displayed a “large weapon” and drove off in a […]

  • Special Olympics Missouri hosts STL Day on the Runway

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  • Investigation continues for cause of deck collapse in O’Fallon

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  • High school students see ‘Hamilton’ as educational opportunity

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  • Violence leaves one person dead, several wounded in City of St. Louis shootings

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