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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 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. 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 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.

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 in various, schools, churches and in the St. Louis Community.

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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    Police trying to connect stolen storage items with owners

    UNION, MO (KTVI) – Franklin County detectives are seeking charges against six people accused of stealing items from multiple storage facilities and trading the items for drugs. They are now looking to reunite the property owners with the truckloads of stuff recovered. Detectives showed me a large quantity of stolen items they recovered and police believe the ring had been operating for more than a year. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department storage facilities in Franklin, Iron and Gasconade Counties were […]

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    Sullivan man hit by train

    SULLIVAN, MO (KTVI) – A man is dead after he was hit while walking near a railroad track in Sullivan Missouri. The accident happened in the area of Clark and Main streets. Witnesses at the scene indicated the man was walking east along the tracks just moments before he was struck by the front of the train. Sullivan police rushed to the area of Clark and Main street around 10:30am Thursday. “We got a call from a citizen who said […]

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    Authorities warn high school students about the dangers of heroin

    TROY, IL (KTVI) – As local authorities battle what has been called an epidemic for the rise in heroin use locally and nationally, Madison County State’s Attorney and police officers were at the Triad High School Wednesday to talk to the student body about the dangers of heroin use.

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    Police looking for father of toddler who shot himself

    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) – St. Louis County police are searching for the father of a 21-month-old boy who fatally shot himself last week after finding a loaded gun. Police are asking for the public’s help in locating the 26-year-old father, Corey Epps. His son, Carter Epps, died Aug. 18 after shooting himself at a home in Hanley Hills. The father is not charged with a crime but is considered a “person of interest” in the case. Carter’s mother was arrested […]

  • St. Louis Rams cook up meals for senior citizens

    EAST ST. LOUIS (KTVI)- The Rams football season may just be getting underway, but that’s not stopping the organization from its other passion of charity work.  The organization made a big play Wednesday off the field  when it teamed up to feed seniors in East St.  Louis. Since the Rams started its “Staff Day of Service” program in 2009, team employees have provided more than 11,000 hours of community service to local non-profits in the bi-state region. This month’s Staff Day […]

  • Ferguson officer gives heart wrenching account of 9-year-old’s murder

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – One of the Ferguson police officers who responded to the scene after a 9-year-old was shot is anxious to see perpetrator taken off the streets. Nine-year-old Jamyla Bolden was laying on her mother’s bed, doing homework, when she was struck by a bullet in a drive-by shooting on Tuesday night in the 9200 block of Ellison Drive. Her 34-year-old mother was shot in the leg, but survived. Sgt. Dominica Fuller said the Ferguson Police Department is […]

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    Protesters march to mark anniversary of Kajieme Powell death

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A vigil is planned on the first anniversary of the death of Kajieme Powell. Police say Powell was waving a knife at officers when they shot and killed him near a north St. Louis market. This was just ten days after the Michael Brown shooting last year. Family members filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the case. Relatives and community leaders gathered for the vigil just after eleven this morning in Kiener Plaza.

  • Ferguson gives free school supplies to kids in need

    FERGUSON, MO ( KTVI)- A Ferguson councilwoman wants to make sure  the unrest does not overshadow all the positive things moving forward. Community leaders are giving back in a big way to help families with school supplies. Councilwoman Ella Jones wants the city to move forward in a positive way. That’s why the city of Ferguson, Ferguson-Florissant school district and other organizations provided school supplies to kids in need. Jones says Ferguson is still under a microscope. She says leaders are working […]

  • Woman pistol whipped and carjacked in her own garage

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A woman was attacked inside her own south St. Louis garage and her car was stolen. Now she’s talking about how she was beaten and carjacked. She parked her car at home where she assumed she was safe. “The man instantly told me to give him everything I had and hit me in the face. I told them to take everything and just go.” said the victim. St. Louis city police say the 31-year-old woman […]

  • St. Louis residents lucky to be alive after house explosion

    NORTH ST. LOUIS( KTVI)- A St. Louis  resident is speaking  after losing  his home in a house explosion.  The owner is trying to come to grips with what happened and pick up the pieces. Chris Cork with Living Well Properties  says he’s shocked when he found out  what he worked so hard for went up in flames in a matter of minutes. ” I could have very well come out of the side of the building and been buried  in […]

  • Ferguson summer camp inspires kids

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Learning does not stop just because kids are on summer break.  Community leaders in Ferguson paid a very special visit to a summer camp to inspire participants to reach their full potential. The summer camp awards program was held at Central School in Ferguson. The kids in the camp were very inspired that elected officials along with law enforcement would take time out to stop by to share their advice on the tools needed to help them shape a […]

  • Surveillance cameras help police solve crimes

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – St. Louis police departments have turned to social media and sharing surveillance video and pictures more frequently to help solve crimes. As technology continues to advance, so too does the quality of surveillance images. “The better the video, the more information we can get,” said Lisa Pisciotta. “It’s nice that people recognizes the picture on television. It’s nice that the video is clear and concise. The better the cameras, the better the video.” After the […]