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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 funeral was held Wednesday for a mother of three who was shot and killed during an attempted carjacking. Family and friends said Porsha Owens was a loving mother with a heart of gold. Her smile would light up any room and now that life has been cut short too soon. “Even though I’m here today, I still don’t believe it,” said Keon King. More than 1,000 people gathered at Reliable Funeral Home Chapel on Washington Boulevard in St. Louis City to […]

  • St. Louis clergy remember those killed Charleston church mass shooting

    ST. LOUIS – Numerous events are planned around the country Sunday to commemorate the 3rd Anniversary of the of the Emanuel AME church shooting that happened in Charleston, South Carolina June 17th, 2015. On Sunday St. Louis Clergy and community leaders held a ceremony to remember the nine victims whose lives were lost. The massacre happened the at the oldest AME church in Charleston, South Carolina that left 9 African -American parishioners dead.” The fight is real and we must continue to fight for justice for all people in these […]

  • Things to do with Dad on Father’s Day in St. Louis

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  • De Smet Jesuit HS host inaugural father-son basketball camp for Father’s Day

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  • Aquaport reopens after vandals leave behind broken glass

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  • Community comes together in support of Porsha Owens’ family

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  • Suspect charged for killing mother of 3

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  • ‘Ride For an Angel’ raises awareness of missing persons in St. Louis

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  • Summertime approaches as temperatures climb in St. Louis

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  • Workers killed in renovation accident on Washington Ave. identified

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