Kim Hudson came to the FOX 2 team, from News 11, in 2006 as a freelance engineer. She honed her skills with a talented behind-the-scenes team at both stations as a master control, dubbing, live-truck and graphics engineer. She also worked as freelance journalist for STL-TV, the government-access station for the City of St. Louis. In July 2010, Kim stepped in front of the camera for the FOX2/News 11 family.

She is truly a hometown girl, being a product of the St. Louis Public Schools and a graduate of the University of Missouri – St. Louis and its Pierre Laclede Honors College.

Kim has over ten years experience in St. Louis television and print, working as an engineer at KMOV Channel 4 (CBS) and as a contributing writer for the St. Louis Argus, St. Louis American and St. Louis Magazine.

Kim is passionate about all things St. Louis and supports the FOX2/News 11 family as a mulitmedia journalist.

Recent Articles
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    Aladdin singer gets backup from Wash. U. ‘Aristocats’

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The powerhouse singing voice behind the main character in the Disney film “Aladdin” gets a little help from an acapella group at Washington University in St. Louis before the film’s release on DVD and Blu-ray. Fans can get their hands on “Aladdin: Diamond Edition” on Tuesday, October 13. To help them pass the time, Brad Kane sang live with the Washington University Aristocats.

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    Harvest Dinner is served at Chaumette Winery

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Chef Rob Beasley is celebrating fall with a harvest-inspired menu at Chaumette Winery’s Grapevine Grill. He walked Kim through making an Autumn Bruschetta. A traditional Italian bruschetta usually has notes of summer and spring with tomatoes and basil. Visitors to Chaumette will find an appetizer with roasted grapes, Baetje Farms goat cheese, County Line Farms roasted butternut squash, and toasted pecans drizzled with Chaumette port wine glaze. Grapevine Grill Chaumette Winery 24345 State route WW Ste. […]

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    MMA star Michael Chandler shares trade secrets with local students

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Bellator MMA star and High Ridge, Mo. native Michael Chandler will meet later today with students for a wrestling clinic in Maryland Heights. Chandler, who is also a Mizzou Wrestling All-American, will offer motivation and training tips to students at the Thoroughbred Wrestling Academy. The former Bellator MMA Lightweight World Champion has a professional career record of 13 and 3. Eleven wins were won by submission or knockout. Chandler took eight of those wins in the […]

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    McDonald’s Breakfast All Day before McTeacher’s Night

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – McDonald’s fans are celebrating a new all-day breakfast menu while schools gear up for fundraisers across the metro area. For some who crave McGrilddle, Sausage McMuffin and other breakfast favorites, that impulse does not die after so-called “breakfast hours”. So, McDonald’s will now serve breakfast all day long. That could be good news for families going to McTeacher’s night. A portion of sales between 4 and 8 p.m. will go to schools in St. Louis and […]

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    Face Painting and Body Art Convention returns to St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – An annual body art convention will also host balloon artists in Bridgeton. Aspiring artists can also take classes in body art, face painting and balloon art. Organizers are also offering scholarships for teachers, students, YMCA employees, those affiliated with the Boy and Girl Scouts, and families that homeschool their children. Even visitors to the convention are welcome to be models. Face Painting and Body Art & The BALLOON Track Conventions November 12 – 17, 2015 Crowne […]

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    Salume Beddu at Katie’s Pizza Takeover

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Fans of Salume Beddu and Katie’s Pizza do not have to choose between their favorite eateries. Through Sunday, October 11th, Katie’s is hosting the Salume Beddu Takeover. Guests can enjoy a specialty pizza with prosciutto cotto, Everton cheese, butter poached potatoes, oven dried cherry tomatoes, and pickled serrano peppers. The dish is inspired by the work of chef Mark Sanfilippo from Salume Beddu. Owner Katie Lee Collier of Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria keeps events coming […]

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    Poetry heats up Sizzler’s Open Mic Night

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Midtown will get a little hotter on Monday nights with an open-mic series at Cafe Ventana. Writers and poets are welcome to the coffee house on West Pine every week through December. We got a little sample from Kalonna S. Carpenter, author of “Shedding from the Inside.” Andre Walton played piano. Sizzler Mondays Open Mic Series September through December 8 – 10 P.M. Cafe Ventana 3919 W. Pine St. Louis, MO 63108  

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    Needle in a Haystack is back at Kirkwood Farmers’ Market

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Margie Ellisor’s search for the perfect pumpkin led her to a large bale of hay the Kirkwood Farmers’ Market on Monday. The popular game Needle in a Haystack is open to visitors once again. The pumpkin patch will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. There will also be a Harvest Market open every Saturday in October starting at 8 a.m. Kirkwood Farmers’ Market 150 E. Argonne Kirkwood, MO 63122 (314) […]

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    Vanity Fair lingerie helps ‘Dress for Success’

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The Vanity Fair intimate wear brand is donating bras to ladies working their way out of poverty and into financial independence. The company has teamed up with Dress for Success to make sure women have the undergarments necessary for a polished look in the office. There is some shopping therapy for the clients and the donors. The month-long drive is called “BOGOGO”; buy one, get one free, and give one. For every bra purchased this month […]

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    BACK@YOU looking for volunteers with scarf skills

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A local agency works to make sure homeless people have backpacks full of cold-weather gear, but volunteers are needed to make scarves. BACK@YOU stands for “Because Awareness, Compassion, and Kindness Yield Open Understanding” for the homeless. On October 10, 2015, the group will give out backpacks filled with items to help those living on the street survive cold temperatures. The bags have already been filled. But, BACK@YOU is seeking volunteers who can knit or crochet scarves. […]

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    Stretching your way to back pain relief

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Lori Patterson of Bootcamp Challenge shows us some stretches that could relieve back pain. She said the campers who work while sitting down frequently complain of back aches. So Patterson showed five stretches that could keep your workout on track. Learn more at

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    More volunteers needed for Greenwood Cemetery clean up

    HILLSDALE, MO (KTVI) – Volunteers spent another Saturday morning hand-cutting the eight-foot brush covering the 141-year-old Greenwood Cemetery, the final resting place for thousands of African-American community leaders, statesmen, and military veterans. Mother Nature and Father Time continued to battle over the 31-acre cemetery. Volunteer Cecelia Elliott recently learned she has several family members buried at Greenwood. “I haven’t even gotten to where my family is yet.” With only a rake as a weapon against tall weeds and dense brush, Elliott […]