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St. Louis native, Kelley Hoskins is an award winning Multimedia Journalist / Assignment Editor 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 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 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, high schools , churches 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., Top Ladies of Distinction,Inc.- Confluence Chapter.

Hoskins 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. kelley.hoskins@tvstl.com


Recent Articles
  • New Kinloch mayor blocked by police from entering city hall

    KINLOCH, MO (KTVI) – Our Fox 2 cameras were the only ones there as the newly-elected Kinloch mayor was greeted by police for her first day on the job. Betty McCray was not only prevented from entering city hall, she was also told she’d been impeached before she got a chance to start. McCray ran for mayor in the April 7 election and won. “I won. The people spoke,” McCray said. “I was sworn in by the St. Louis County. […]

  • Mers/Goodwill electronics recycling drive offers half-price Cardinal tickets

    ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI (KTVI)- It’s Spring cleaning time and  Mers Goodwill  and the  St. Louis Cardinals  want your unwanted electronics. They are helping to recycle it and keep it out of landfills. Redbird fans  who decided to go green can also help saved  some green. It’s all in an effort  to  help Mother Earth . Therefore Cardinals fans  in the middle of spring cleaning dug deep  to find their  used computers, printers vcr, tv and much  more. “Things that we […]

  • This allergy season may be one of the worst in years.

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Spring has sprung.  That is no surprise to those with allergies. FOX 2’s Kelley Hoskins talked with an  expert that  is  predicting  that this allergy season may be one of the worst in years.

  • Family wants answers after man’s body found in Forest Park

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – We’re hearing from the family of man whose body was found in a Forest Park Lake earlier this week. Twenty-five-year-old Keith Rodgers was the father of a newborn. His death leaves those that loved him with more questions than answers. “We have a little bit of closure, but we would like to know what happened to him and who put his body there,” said Ieisha Welch. St Louis police said Rodgers’ decomposed body was discovered […]

  • Investigation continues to find driver in hit and run fatal accident

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis are still looking for the driver who struck and killed 42-year-old Elijah Brooks in a hit and run fatal accident Tuesday night at Natural Bridge Road and Goodfellow. Police say the father of five was out picking up some Chinese food when the accident occurred. Witness who were on the scene say Brooks was at the crossing when a car speeding south on to Goodfellow ran a red light and hit him, dragging him […]

  • Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri donate 54,000 packages of cookies to USO of Missouri

    ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI (KTVI)- At the beginning of each troop meeting, Girl Scouts recite the Girl Scout Promise, pledging to serve their country and help people at all times. Girl Scouts in eastern Missouri have made good on that pledge, combining their hard work during Cookie Season with the generosity of their customers to donate more than 54,000 packages of Girl Scout Cookies to the USO of Missouri. This surpasses the number of cookies donated in previous years. Customers could […]

  • Downtown homeless shelter to stay open until federal hearing

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Recently, St Louis City ordered the New Life Evangelistic Center to limit its occupancy to 32 or apply for a new license by April 12. However, that deadline has been moved back until a federal lawsuit can be heard. “We have had a disagreement and certainly there are some issue in court in terms of how move forward on the issue,” said Mayor Francis Slay. “I will tell you New Life and I have the […]

  • St. Louis police launch new unit focused on community engagement

    ST. LOUIS , MO (KTVI) – City officials and the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department announced Wednesday the formation of the Community Engagement and Organizational Development Division (CEOD), an office focused on strengthening relationships between the department and the citizens they serve. The CEOD was formed to meet the needs of policing in the 21st century and ensure equal and respectful treatment while providing the highest quality of service to citizens. A police lieutenant, two sergeants, and three officers comprise […]

  • Better Family Life sends dire warning about violence in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Some community leaders have a strong prediction on what St. Louis could see this spring and summer when it comes to violence, and they’re offering a dire warning to police. Better Family Life vice president James Clark said that with the recent string of robberies and shootings in the area, the city should brace itself for more violence unless community outreach is conducted in the most challenged neighborhoods . “Better Family Life is doing all it […]

  • Jump in fatal train accidents prompts railroad crossing safety

    SPARTA, IL (KTVI)- A Breese, Illinois man was killed Thursday after trying to beat a train. Investigators stress caution when crossing railroad tracks. Police say many times when people are crossing a railroad track, they are either in a hurry or not paying attention, but those quick decisions can cost you your life. It was just a few weeks ago when  80-year-old Henry Bloodworth died when an Amtrak train collided with his pickup truck in Alton. Witnesses say he drove […]

  • Father of woman killed in University City pleads for killer to surrender

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO ( KTVI)-  An emotional plea from the family of a woman gunned down inside a University City Business. The victim’s father wants the killer to come forward.   43-year-old Keisha Powell was the daughter of a prominent  community leader and former Northwoods alderman Thornton  Ballard .   Ballard described his daughter as a  remarkable human being  who  throughout her life help those in need , “She was the type of individual if she had her last dollar  […]

  • Family of 6- year -old boy shot in St. Louis need money to bury child

    ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI (KTVI)- The parents of a six year old killed in a rolling gun battle are speaking out to FOX 2 News about their son and what happened that night. This was a  heartbreaking story. Marcus Johnson was just six years old and his father say he was recovering from heart surgery performed just last week. Young Marcus was riding in a minivan full of children and adults just leaving O’Fallon Park about sunset Wednesday night,  when a […]