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.

Ms. Hoskins is an experienced news journalist with more than 23 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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    Police officers lauded for rescuing man from house fire

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Two St. Louis police officers were hospitalized after they ran into a burning home in St. Louis to save a man, and authorities are proud of the police officers brave actions. Although it was a fire call, Chief Sam Dotson says his officers were first of the scene last night and 2 of his officers ran inside the burning home with no protective gear risking their own safety, The officers were injured when they responded to […]

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    Violent Sunday in North St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – It’s been a violent Sunday in north St. Louis as shots rang out leaving one man dead and three teenagers wounded in separate shootings. Detectives at the North Patrol have been busy as they continue to try to piece together all the details surrounding both shootings. St. Louis city detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in the Walnut Park neighborhood located near Mimika and West Florissant.  Around 9:30 this morning residents say they heard as many […]

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    Large hail falls in parts of Metro Area

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Parts of the Metro Area were hit by large hail Saturday evening.  The hail was part storm system that blew through the St. Louis late Saturday afternoon into the evening. The storm produced locally strong winds, heavy rain and hail ranging from pea size to around 2 inches in diameter. The St. Louis National Weather Service confirmed hail as large as 2 inches fell along Route 111 between Fairmont City, IL and Granite City, IL. So […]

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    Eyewitness recalls fatal hit and run in Central West End

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    St. Louis alderwoman introduces ‘overdose prevention’ ordinance

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    Girl found murdered inside Villa Ridge home

    FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 7-year-old Villa Ridge girl. According to Sheriff Gary Toelke, the girl’s father came home from work around 7:10 a.m. Wednesday and found the child and his wife in the bedroom of their residence in the 200 block of Maple Lake Court. The child was dead and the man’s 31-year-old wife was said to be “incoherent.” The mother was taken to St. Anthony’s  Hospital in […]

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    Park Ranger involved in Carondelet Park shooting

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    Laclede’s Landing turns purple in honor of Prince

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    Blues fans on edge for game 6 of the playoffs

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Blues fans are on edge Saturday night as the Blues take on the Blackhawks in-game 6 of the first round of the NHL playoffs. Excitement is in the air at Ballpark Village as the Blues jumped out to an early lead in the first period 3-0. Fans are pumped and they are hoping the Blues can move forward Fans enjoyed the game on the big screens at Ballpark Village. For many, the game has been a […]

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    Promising boxer killed in south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Shots rang out in south St. Louis early Saturday morning leaving a local professional boxer dead. Now the search is on for his killer. St. Louis city police have identified the victims as 26-year-old Michael Williams. Fox those who knew the victim, they say he had a promising career ahead of him as a boxer. Reportedly Williams   had just left the Chunky Boy Bar and Grill located in the 2900 block of South Jefferson around 1 […]

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    Florissant nursing home evacuated following fire

    FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI) – Residents at a Florissant nursing home are back in their rooms after being evacuated Thursday afternoon because of a fire. The fire started around 2:30 p.m. at St. Sophia Health and Rehabilitation Center, located in the 900 block of Charbioner Road. Investigators said the fire began in a dryer in a basement laundry room. Smoke spread throughout the facility, forcing approximately 100 residents to be evacuated. At least one worker suffered a minor injury trying to […]

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    Person wounded in shooting on Wash. Univ. Danforth Campus

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – One person is injured after a shooting Wednesday near Washington University’s campus. The campus was put on lockdown and students were put on alert. School officials first alerted students about a person with a weapon on campus just after 1:30pm. The University told students and staff to take shelter where they felt safe until further notice. The shooting happened on the Danforth Campus near Forsyth. The Clayton Police Department is investigating the shooting along with […]