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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 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 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
  • Protests become violent in Delmar Loop injuring officers and damaging businesses

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO – Police say approximately 450 protesters took to the streets of Delmar at Kingsland for a peaceful protest of the Jason Stockley verdict. The University City Police Department say the Saturday night protest started out peaceful with police providing traffic control along Delmar Blvd. This peaceful protest continued east on Delmar to Skinker Blvd. and then traveled south on Skinker to Forest Park Expressway. At this location, the St. Louis City Police Department assisted the group with traffic control to travel east on […]

  • Brother of Anthony Lamar Smith reacts to Stockley decision

    Warning: Video contains graphic language ST. LOUIS, Mo. – As you would expect, Friday’s ruling has angered Anthony Lamar Smith’s family, who vowed to continue to fight for justice. Smith’s brother, Antwaine Johnson, was very upset. “I am torn, I felt like the judicial system – it showed it don’t work and showing for years it don’t work. We had all the evidence there for us to get a conviction. We had audio, video, witnesses, and everything. We don’t have a conviction and […]

  • Confirmed mumps case on UMSL campus

    ST. LOUIS – The University of Missouri St. Louis is getting the word out to students about a confirmed mumps diagnosis. The school confirmed one case and two other potential cases on campus. School officials sent a letter to students, faculty, and staff stating a possibility they may have been exposed to a person with mumps since the beginning of the semester. “We had a student complaining about some inflammation in her jaw and after the physical examination and meeting with the nurse, we […]

  • Neighbors ask why a gunman would shoot an innocent 6-year-old

    ST. LOUIS — Police need your help tracking down the gunmen who opened fire on a car with two young boys inside. A 6-year-old and his father were hit by the gunfire. Investigators say that the 6-year-old boy is clinging to life.  He was shot in the head right outside of his home. Neighbors are wondering why someone would shoot an innocent child. “We heard all this shooting and I said, ‘Oh , Lord somebody got killed.’ So we ran to […]

  • Red Cross in urgent need of donations, volunteers for Hurricane Irma aftermath

    ST. LOUIS, MO — First it was Harvey now Hurricane Irma approaches Florida. Relief organizations like the American Red Cross will need a lot of volunteers to assist with preparations for the hurricane and its aftermath. We’ve already seen a real outpouring of support from people here in the St. Louis area. Volunteers and community response teams are waiting to provide aid as Florida braces for Hurricane Irma. So far, nearly 100 volunteers have been deployed from Missouri to help […]

  • Metro East churches collect hurricane relief supplies

    BELLEVILLE, IL -Help continues to pour in for Hurricane Harvey victims from across the country. A group of Metro East churches are on a mission  to fill a trailer with supplies as they watch the devastation in Texas and Louisiana from miles away. The Apostolic Church in Belleville is collecting items to be shipped to needed areas even as they wait and watch what happens following Hurricane Irma. “The Irma Hurricane is much bigger than Harvey and I suspect we will be doing more relief for them,” said Tina Johnston While the churches are teaming up to collect much needed items like […]

  • Scott Air Force Base prepares to help hurricane victims

    ST. CLAIR COUNTY – It’s been a mass exodus from Florida as Hurricane Irma approaches the Florida Keys and southwest Coast. Residents and visitors are spending hours on the highway or in lines outside of shelters, already finding it difficult to find gas and water. Meanwhile, hundreds of miles away from the storm, airmen at Scott Air Force Base are preparing to offer relief and rescue to hurricane victims. A total of twelve C-17`s from Charleston, South Carolina​, that are […]

  • Humane Society takes in 51 cats from Houston

    ST. LOUIS – Saturday the Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force arrived back in St. Louis with 51 cats from southeast Texas. The cats were moved from the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to St. Louis so the shelter could handle the influx of pets needing shelter and care following Hurricane Harvey. They will be put up for adoption at 1201 Macklind Avenue located in St. Louis city. Sunday morning the Humane Society Disaster […]

  • Labor Day weekend gets off to a violent start in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO – A deadly start to this Labor Day weekend in the city of St. Louis after two men are fatally shot in separate shootings. The recent deaths were the latest casualties of what some residents are calling an increase in gun violence since the start of the year in St. Louis.  They want to know when will the violence end. “The violence must end and we are doing our best to make it that way,” said  Metropolitan Police Lt. Steven Cheli One […]

  • Fun Labor Day Weekend events across St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – There are plenty of family fun events taking place to celebrate Labor Day Weekend with music, food and outdoor activities in St Louis. Music will fill the air on Laclede’s Landing for the Big Muddy Blues Festival. This year’s event features an “All St. Louis line up” with more than 50 acts  from both locally and nationally known artists. Musicians will perform on 3 outdoor stages and 3 indoor stages throughout  the landing. Local favorites include Marquise Knox, Jeremiah Johnson and Big Joe Brock. Daily admission […]

  • Red Cross St. Louis training volunteers before heading to Texas

    ST. LOUIS – If you want to lend a helping hand to Hurricane Harvey disaster victims, The American Red Cross of Greater St. Louis is ready to train you. They’re looking for those who want to roll up their sleeves and volunteer to help. The St. Louis chapter held an orientation Thursday night at its location off Lindbergh Boulevard in Creve Coeur. The orientation was for people who would like would like to become a volunteer to help with the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Organizer say it’s ordinary people that can do […]

  • Toddler in critical condition after being ejected from car

    ST. LOUIS – A 3-year-old boy is thrown from a vehicle and two drivers were injured in a Wednesday morning crash in downtown St. Louis.  Some residents are concerned about speeding in the area. The serious crash happened at the intersection of Delmar and North 18th Street. Some business owners and residents on this street claim Wednesday’s crash is the third accident at that intersection within 48 hours. The concerned residents say they would like to see drivers pay more attention to the speed limit and slow down.  “Most of the time it`s after dark when you start […]