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St. Louis native, Kelley Hoskins is an award winning Multimedia Journalist / Assignment Editor for FOX 2 News who 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 a 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 Update Anchor/Reporter for six years, a feature reporter 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 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 and organizations sharing her insights and inspiring others.

Ms. Hoskins is the President of the National Council of Negro Women ,Inc.- Gateway Metropolitan Section, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Coalition of 100 Black Women-St. Louis Chapter, Top Ladies of Distinction,Inc.- Confluence Chapter.

She enjoys volunteering with Big Brothers and Big Sisters and St. Louis City Public Schools.

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.


Recent Articles
  • East St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks

    East St. Louis imposes curfew because of Ferguson unrest

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL (KTVI) – If you are 17 and younger, you now have a curfew in East St. Louis. Mayor Alvin Parks imposed the curfew because of the Ferguson unrest and the break-ins into East St. Louis businesses. The curfew is from 6pm to 6am until Monday December 1st. The curfew applies as follows: 1. For Those 17 and under. 2. Allows for participation in school, church and structured after-school activities, all of which must involve adult supervision. […]

  • TSA and Airlines stress arriving early as more people are projected to fly Thanskgiving Holiday

      ST. LOUIS (KTVI)- Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) andLambert airlines will soon see a steady increase of passengers as we approach the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The Airport typically sees an increase of 15-20 percent in passenger traffic during the Thanksgiving air travel period, which extends this year from Friday, November 21 through Tuesday, Dec. 2. The airline industry is expecting more than a one percent increase in air travel this year with more than 24 […]

  • City of St. Louis Begins Offering Smartphone App for Parking Meters

    ST. LOUIS , MISSOURI ( KTVI )The City of St. Louis Treasurer’s Office is now offering a smartphone application to pay for parking meters. Parkmobile is currently being rolled out in downtown St. Louis and is expected to be up and running citywide by the end of this year. Parkmobile was chosen to be the mobile payment provider for parking in St. Louis after a six month field test of various parking technologies. Parkmobile is available for iPhone, Android, Blackberry, […]

  • Valley Park food pantry desperately needs help for Thanksgiving

    VALLEY PARK , MISSOURI ( KTVI)-  The Circle of Concern Food Pantry in Valley Park Missouri   is beginning their annual Thanksgiving preparations for families in need, but they say they may not be enough for hundreds of families  that depend on them for Thanksgiving meals. With Thanksgiving just weeks away,  the shelves are empty and collecting dust. Without donations many families in need  could go without food during the holidays. The Circle of Concern Food Pantry  is asking for help.  […]

  • Metro East coalition responds to civil unrest across the nation

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL. ( KTVI)-  Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, hosted a news conference at the Jackie Joyner Kersee Center,  in East St. Louis, Illinois Wednesday to discuss civil unrest.   The conference involve a broad coalition of elected officials, chiefs of police, clergy members, and community leaders from several communities throughout the Metro-East, who discussed their ongoing efforts in addressing racial harmony and to express their common desire for unity and […]

  • St. Louis Neighborhood Victim Support Volunteer Program

       ST. LOUIS , MISSOURI (KTVI)-Neighborhood Victim Support is a new concept for serving the communities in which we live. Primary victim service agencies in St. Louis and across the state have focused on specific areas of victimization (domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, and homicide). Often, the needs of victims of property crime and other types of crimes against persons have received limited attention based upon local interest and local, state or non-profit organization support. When creating a model […]

  • St. Louis Police Wives’ Association Seeks Donations as Supplies Near Depletion

    FERGUSON , MISSOURI ( KTVI)- The St. Louis Police Wives’ Association (SLPWA), which exists to provide support to local police offers and their families in times of need, has been serving 600 meals a day to officers around the clock, seven days a week, since mid-August in Ferguson , Missouri .  The association says resources are now nearing depletion, leaving the organization unable to proactively prepare should additional instances of wide spread civil disobedience occur. “When the command posts are activated, […]

  • Chesterfield Police Warns Public of Police Impersonator Running Scam

    CHESTERFIELD ( KTVI)-The Chesterfield Police Department  is  warning the public about a scam that is being perpetrated by an unknown suspect who is claiming to be a Chesterfield Police Captain. The Chesterfield Police  Department  has receive various  complaints from area residents who state that a male caller identifying himself as Captain David Watson of the Chesterfield Police Department, informs the caller that they missed a federal court subpoena and that they need to provide  money for missing the court date. […]

  • Eric Ashby Song Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness

    ST. LOUIS , MISSOURI (KTVI)- This song is dedicated to all the organizations who have adopted the color PINK to enable the different causes that empower and unite women all over the world. The inspiration for this song came from observing my wife, mother, and sister, who are apart of the Mary Kay Corporation, a company dedicated to enriching women’s lives all over the world. They are advocates to eliminating cancer and ending the epidemic of violence against women. One […]

  • National Council of Negro Women honors Outsanding Leaders in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The National Council of Negro Women Gateway Metropolitan Section honored 24 outstanding St. Louis area women Saturday October 18, 2014. NCNW 2014 Honorees : Nicole Colbert-Botchway,J.D.  Susan Buford, Josephine Goode Evans, Sharilyn D. Franklin Ph.D, Kay Gage, Lee Haynes, Andreal Hoosman, Honorable Penny Hubbard, Vanessa Hughes, Andrea Jackson-Jennings, Rev. Ella Jones, Gayle Jones,  Fredreaka MCGlown, Cheryl Polk , Mitchelle Price, Stephanie Brooks-Robinson, Suzette, Simms, Jody Squires, Dr. Ingrid Taylor, Jackie Hamilton-Thomas, Dr. Shawni Jackson-Triggs, Carolyn […]

  • St. Louis On The Move : One Wins National Competition , While Another Lands Deal With Microsoft

    FERGUSON ( KTVI)-Two young men with one similar goal, a gol of reaching success. They both say if you reach for the stars you can catch one. Jordan Harden is a senior at McCluer South Berkeley High  School in Ferguson,  Harden won a $2,500 prize package by winning the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship national “Elevator Pitch” competition. The Elevator Pitch competition is determined by public voting on short, “pitch” videos by NFTE student entrepreneurs promoting their business ideas. The winner […]

  • Lambert – St. Louis International Airport prepared to deal with Ebola

    ST. LOUIS ( KTVI)–The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Projection ,have just released information on steps being taken at airports to prevent the spread of Ebola. Enhanced health screenings will be enacted at five major international airports: New York’s John F. Kennedy, Washington-Dulles, Newark, Chicago O’Hare, and Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson. These airports receive more than 94 percent of passengers who travel into to the U.S. from affected countries in West […]