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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 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. 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. 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 the National Council of Negro Women , Inc., and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc..

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

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

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail: kelley.hoskins@tvstl.com


Recent Articles
  • Amateur baseball players seek to break record for longest baseball game ever played

    SAUGET, IL (KTVI) – Two teams of amateur players, including some veterans are attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the longest marathon baseball game ever played. At the same time the players are helping veterans across the county. The first pitch began Friday morning around  8 a.m. at GCS Ballpark in Sauget , Illinois and is expected to finish 72 hours later surpassing the teams own record of 70 hours 9 minutes and 24 seconds in 2015. The […]

  • Memorial Day Weekend reminds us to practice safety while out on the water

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – With the unofficial start of summer this weekend first responders are already worried about the above average number of drownings in the past few months.  Since the end of March, there have been more than a dozen drownings in Missouri. FOX 2`s Kelley Hoskins is live in Creve Coeur with what officials want you to know to  keep that statistic from going up.

  • Man dead after hours-long standoff in south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- One man is dead after an hours-long standoff between St. Louis Metropolitan police and an armed subject late Friday night in South St. Louis near the county border. Authorities swarmed the area of Gravois and River Des Peres, evacuating several businesses and buildings as a precaution, as attention focused on a building at the corner of Hamburg Ave and Gravois, where a police source said the man was barricaded inside. After midnight, police confirmed that a […]

  • Two bodies located in park in north city neighborhood

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The Memorial Day Weekend is upon us and St. Louis homicide detectives were called to the scene of a double murder in a north city park. The shooting happened late Friday afternoon in Gregory J. Carter Park, located behind Northwest High School in the Walnut Park East neighborhood. Officers found the bodies of two African-American males laying face down in a grassy area. They had each been shot several times. Police have not released the victims’ […]

  • Woman dead, man injured in north St. Louis shooting; suspect sought

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating after a man and a woman were shot in the head Thursday in north St. Louis. The shooting happened about 8:30 a.m. in the 1100 block Canaan Avenue in the Baden neighborhood. Both victims were taken to the hospital for treatment. The woman, identified as 29-year-old Keiva Jones, was pronounced dead and the man was said to be in critical and unstable condition. The 52-year-old male […]

  • African-American minister to lead historically white congregation in Webster Groves

    WEBSTER GROVES, MO (KTVI) – On Sunday, history was made at the First Congregational Church of Webster Groves, as a black woman was brought aboard to fill a role which has always for them been assumed by a white male. First Church is located at 10 West Lockwood Avenue. The public was invited to Sunday morning celebration in which the transition took place. Rev. David Denoon, the church’s pastor, is departing for a long sabbatical. Minister Sonya Vann, a minister on staff of Christ the King United […]

  • St. Louis Police investigate shooting of 5 year old in North St. Louis

    ST LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Late Saturday night, St. Louis Metropolitan Police officials said they were investigating the shooting of a five year-old child in the chest. Police say the child arrived at a St. Louis hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest and that they were heading to the hospital to continue their investigation. The scene was believed to be in the area of Beacon and West Florissant in North St. Louis. This would mark the third incident in […]

  • Bark in the Park brings dogs, owners together for day of fun

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – It’s considered one of the largest dog festivals in the Midwest. Thousands of pets and their owners wagged their tails Saturday in Forest Park to help raised funds for a good cause at the 24th annual Bark in the Park. The annual event included a 5K race and 1-mile walk as well as a Festival for the Animals, which featured the following performances by the Purina Pro Plan Performance Team, a dog agility course, pet contests, and more. […]

  • Police bust construction site theft ring that crossed several counties

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – On Friday, St. Louis County police recovered hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of items stolen from homes across four counties. The stolen goods were recovered in the 3700 block of Bates, in the City of St. Louis. Since 2014, detectives have investigated multiple burglaries and thefts from newly constructed homes and homes under renovation in St. Louis County, the City of St. Louis, Jefferson County, St. Charles County in Missouri, and St. Clair County in Illinois. The thieves […]

  • Hazelwood School District rescinds student suspensions over walkout

    HAZELWOOD, MO (KTVI) – The Hazelwood School District has rescinded the suspensions of students who walked out of class earlier this week. It turns out district workers may have encouraged the walkout. More than 100 students at Hazelwood West High School were suspended when they walked out of school in support of teachers who are in contract negotiations. Students were disappointed to learn some of their favorite teachers aren’t returning next year. Twelve of the students were seniors, who were then […]

  • Lyft driver shot while waiting for passenger near Gravois Park

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Police are searching for a gunman they say opened fire on a Lyft driver overnight in south St. Louis. The victim is a 47-year-old man from St. Louis. Investigators say the driver was shot multiple times, residents believed he was attacked. St. Louis detectives say it all unfolded at around 3 a.m. when the driver was in the 3700 block of Minnesota. Witnesses told police they heard multiple gunshots and found the man unconscious in […]

  • Mother’s Day “Mass Mob” draws big crowd to south St. Louis church

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-The “Mass Mob” has become a popular event in the Archdiocese of Saint Louis to remind the community of the city’s many historic and beautiful churches. People of every faith are welcome to attend a Catholic Mass and worship together in unity. On Sunday, a “Mass Mob” was held at St. Wenceslaus, the home parish of recently appointed Auxiliary Bishop Mark Rivituso. The south St. Louis church on Oregon Avenue expected to draw nearly 500 people to […]