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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

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    Pickup truck and semi collide in St. Clair County

    Waterloo, IL (KTVI) – One person is in critical condition after a pickup truck and a semi tractor trailer had a head-on collision near Waterloo, IL. Crews are responding to a report of a serious accident near Illinois route 13 north of 156. This is near the area between New Athens and  Freeburg, IL. A pickup truck crossed the center median barrier hitting a tractor head-on. Illinois police say one of the victims is in critical condition. The accident occurred within the […]

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    Six-year-old’s free library stolen from her porch

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – A six-year-old girl from St. Charles County is heartbroken after someone stole her library. Reese Short’s free library was intended for the neighborhood to use and Reese wanted to share with her neighbors. Reading is something Reese is passionate about. Her mother, Beka, says Reese worked so hard and it hurts her to see it’s all gone. “I’m starting to get really sad,” Reese said. It was hard for Reese to talk about the project. […]

  • St. Louis County libraries set to serve summer lunch to children

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  • Jeni’s Ice Creams close across the county temporarily due to listeria threat

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  • Family needs help to bury mother shot on playground

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  • Family demands new charges after Alton man dies from beating

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  • Hardin Illinois restaurant damaged by Fire

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  • First apartment complete at historic Arcade Building

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  • “Loop is Open” campaign to highlight businesses during trolley construction

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  • Hundreds of free tickets handed out in Ferguson for Celebrity Basketball Game

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  • Missouri 8th grader is Co-Champion of National Spelling Bee

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  • Hundreds of Jobs headed to Wentzville as part of large Industrial project

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