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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

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    Former Jefferson County bar goes up in flames

    IMPERIAL, MO (KTVI) – A placed that once served as a grocery store and tavern in Imperial, Missouri goes up in flames early Sunday morning One of the owners of a former bar in Imperial escaped with his life after a three-alarm fire destroyed the building. The fire took place in the 4900 block of Old Lemay Ferry at the building formerly known as Sally’s Bar. The bar had been closed for several years, but the building was also used […]

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    Hit and run victim expected to survive; search for driver continues

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis County authorities are searching for the driver who struck a disabled man on a motorized scooter while he was trying to cross the street overnight Friday. The accident happened around 12:45 a.m. near the intersection of Halls Ferry and Chambers Road. Investigators said 67-year-old Fred Bonnet was riding a motorized wheelchair or scooter in the roadway when he was hit by a car which then immediately sped off. Citizens in the area […]

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    Child with autism left behind in daycare center van

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A St. Louis County family claims their five-year-old daughter with autism was abandoned on a daycare van for hours before anyone noticed she was missing. There are signs placed on the front door at Precious Love Academy and Day Care on Bellefontaine Road that reads, “Due to a staffing emergency, the daycare will not be able to serve children and will be closed temporary.” That comes as the family of the five-year-old alleged a […]

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    Judge arrested following accident in Jefferson County

    HILLSBORO, MO (KTVI) – Authorities say a Jefferson County judge   could face driving drunk and felony assault   charges after   the judge was arrested Tuesday night following an accident. We are not naming the judge involved because he’s not been charged in the case.   Our questions   involved the accident and how the courts will handle the docket next week, especially since some of the cases scheduled are DWI cases. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol crash report the accident occurred around […]

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    Wrong-way crash in Franklin County kills 3, including a toddler

    ST. CLAIR, MO (KTVI) – A two-car accident that occurred overnight Sunday claims 3 lives and seriously injures 5 others.  Just after 2:00 am Sunday morning, a 2004 SAAB 2.0 was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-44 in St. Clair, Missouri when the SAAB struck a 2013 Toyota Sienna carrying 7 passengers.  The SAAB then traveled off the roadway, landing in a median.  The Sienna also traveled off the roadway. The wrong-way driver of the SAAB, 26 year-old […]

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    Merchants hope to cash in on Small Business Saturday

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – Holiday shoppers were out in force again Saturday for Small Business Saturday. Some business owners are asking customers to shop small. It’s a nation-wide push to remind holiday shoppers that big things start little. Black Friday has passed and Small Business Saturday arrived. It’s a day where locally owned   business across the country and in St. Charles, Missouri   hopes to cash in on the shopping frenzy. “The Christmas ornaments, the candies, the cookies and the […]

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    Local shoppers to support Small Business Saturday

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – In case you needed another reason to shop, today is Small Business Saturday.  Local businesses are preparing for their busiest day of the season. FOX 2’s Kelley Hoskins is live on Main Street in St. Charles to explain what shoppers can expect.

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    Thousands gather for Thanksgiving parade in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Thousands of people gathered downtown this morning for the 32nd Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. More than 130 floats, balloons and marching bands were seen in this year’s parade which began around 9:00 a.m. at Kiener Plaza. Blues legend Bobby Plager was the Honorary Grand Marshal. Before the parade started, hundreds hit the streets for the annual Hungry Turkey 5K race. Proceeds from the race benefited Operation Food Search. There are also 5K races throughout the day in Chesterfield, Olivette and […]

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    Driver shot in the head after attempted robbery in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Police are searching for multiple suspects after a man was shot in the head while driving in downtown St. Louis. Police are calling the incident an attempted robbery. Detectives say it all unfolded at the intersection Olive and North 11th street around 7:30pm Tuesday night. People were still at restaurants and shopping when the gunman opened fire. The victim was stopped at a red light at Olive and North 11th in downtown St. Louis when one […]

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    Students brave the cold to raise funds to keep school from closing

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The future is still unclear for several catholic grade schools in South St. Louis. It comes as leaders of the Archdiocese made an announcement a few weeks ago to a have a new elementary school formed under a new name and close two others. Students and parents are raising funds in the hopes of reversing the proposal. Dozens of kids from St. James the Greater School in Dog town braved the cold   temperatures   Sunday   to sell […]

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    South County man shot in carjacking

    AFFTON, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons is investigating a shooting during a carjacking in South St. Louis County.  Police say the victim is a 27-year-old male who was shot in the chest.  He was transported to the hospital for treatment. A spokesperson for the department said the suspect approached the victim in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Creek View Trail and demanded his car keys.  The suspect shot […]

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    Demetrious Johnson leads turkey giveaway for needy families

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Volunteers braved the cold Saturday to deliver hundreds of turkeys and all the trimmings to the door steps of hundreds of north St. Louis families. The effort went way beyond free turkeys. The food drive was organized prior to the event. Turkeys, canned goods, stuffing, and etc. were bagged and sorted by volunteers the night prior to the turkey giveaway. Hundreds of volunteers and several other dignitaries in St. Louis participated in the event. Volunteers are […]