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Ayesha Khan joined FOX 2 in January 2017 as a general assignment reporter.

Prior to joining FOX 2 and KPLR 11, she worked as a reporter at ABC 30 in St. Louis. Ayesha has also worked as a multi-media journalist and weekend morning anchor/reporter at WBOC-TV in Salisbury, Maryland and spent three years as a reporter and fill-in anchor in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Ayesha graduated from the American University in Washington D.C. with a degree in Psychology. She began her career as an on-air producer for a radio talk show on 630 WMAL in Bethesda, Maryland while volunteering as a reporter for CTV-News in Largo, Maryland..

The Midwest is a huge change for the East Coast native but she is thrilled to call it her new home. Ayesha is a self-proclaimed foodie and couldn’t be more excited to explore St. Louis’ food scene. Ayesha is also an avid runner while keeping busy with teaching indoor cycling classes.

Ayesha is always looking for compelling story ideas. If you have one, don’t hesitate to send her an email at: Ayesha.Khan@tvstl.com.

Recent Articles
  • Community remembers Affton couple killed in duck boat accident

    AFFTON, Mo. – A tightknit south St. Louis County community is in shock as they remember a beloved couple killed in Thursday’s duck boat accident at Table Rock Lake. Neighbors and friends in the Indian Hills subdivision confirmed that Bill Asher and his partner, Rose Heupel Hamann, were on the boat and died. “He took care of his grass; it’s never been this long,” said Scott Eaton, a neighbor who lives across from the couple’s home on Kickapoo Drive. “He […]

  • Thieves accused of stealing beloved Soulard restaurant mascot

    ST. LOUIS – Mission Taco in Soulard is on a mission to solve the heist of its beloved Senor Frog. “It’s kind of our mascot,” said general manager Erin Lang. On Friday night, two paying customers decided to snatch the mascot that sits by the entrance. Even with plenty of customers around—though naturally not paying attention—the restaurant’s surveillance cameras were watching. Employees consider the frog as sort of a protector of their restaurant space. “They paid cash, so we can’t […]

  • Illegal tire dumping adds to continuing resident frustrations of trash not being picked up

    ST. LOUIS – Frustrations continue to build about a problem Fox 2 reported on back in May. St. Louis City is still lacking trash pickup trucks. “And then we have people that aren’t even qualified to drive the trucks,” said Brandon Bosley of Ward 3, “when we have people that are qualified to drive, we don’t have enough of them.” Wednesday some residents living in North and South City told Fox 2 that not only are they fed up with […]

  • New vacancy portal aims to fight blight in rundown neighborhoods

    ST. LOUIS – If you’re looking for a fixer-upper project in the City of St. Louis, the city wants to help you help the city. The city has launched a new vacancy website to encourage residents to fight blight in some of the city’s most rundown neighborhoods. The portal gives access to data that uses information from 12 different datasets across four city departments to show exactly which properties are vacant, along with detailed profiles of each. The new, comprehensive dataset […]

  • Police department seeks more facts before deciding an apology in case of dine and dash accusation

    CLAYTON, MO – Clayton’s Police Chief is defending his department’s actions after officers stopped a group of 10 African-American incoming Washington University students asking them about a dine and dash incident that happened at IHOP on Clayton Avenue July 7. “We haven`t clarified any of this with the young people that I have asked to speak with,” said police chief, Kevin Murphy, after Fox 2 asked if the department would be issuing an apology. The eatery placed a call about […]

  • St. Louis joins national ‘Built for Zero’ initiative to bring veteran homelessness to zero

    ST. LOUIS – Seeking shelter from summer’s sweltering hot temperatures doesn’t always come easy; especially for those people who are less fortunate. But the City of St. Louis wants to change that, permanently. Joining more than 70 communities across the nation, it’s the city’s newest approach that will use person-specific real-time data to monitor the homeless population so that chronic and veteran homelessness is one day down to zero. “When I became a social worker, the idea was to work […]

  • Build-A-Bear reps say they underestimated response to ‘Pay Your Age’ promotion

    ST. LOUIS – A national promotion for St. Louis-based Build-A-Bear proved to be so popular that lines were unbearably long, forcing several of its stores to close early on Thursday. It was all for a special ‘Pay Your Age Day’ promotion, as eager parents and their children across the country waited for hours to build their own teddy bears for as little as $1. In a Fox 2/KPLR 11 exclusive, company representatives said they underestimated how popular their promotional launch […]

  • O’Fallon IL man describes terrifying moment as small plane hits his car

    LINCOLN, IL – A small plane, crash landed in the middle of a major Illinois highway hitting the car of an O’Fallon, Illinois man late Wednesday afternoon. The terrifying ordeal unfolded on Interstate 55 near Lincoln. Illinois State Police said the Cessna single-engine plane hit Jeremy Kampwerth’s car as the pilot tried to make a crash landing in the middle of the southbound lanes. “I thought it was a truck coming over to my lane,” said Kampwerth during a phone […]

  • Concerned South City residents say derelict cars are an eye sore

    ST. LOUIS – Residents in one south St. Louis City neighborhood say they are sick and tired of abandoned and broken-down cars littering their streets. “They are all over the place,” said William Cook who lives on Osage Street in Dutchtown, “so there’s nowhere for us to park, nowhere for our neighbors to park, it’s just an eyesore.” Neighbors said that abandoned and broken-down cars, either with missing or expired tags, flat tires or smashed windows are littering their streets […]

  • Alderman calls city park ‘war zone,’ threatens another shutdown

    ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis City alderman is threatening to shut down a city park, again. Alderman John Collins-Muhammed of Ward 21 said that O’Fallon Park “looks like a war zone.” “Over the course of the weekend, our park was completely trashed,” said Collins-Muhammed. “The same thing keeps happening again and again.” The park, one of St. Louis’ oldest, gives Silk, who is a resident of north city, the chance to get away from life’s daily stresses. “I grew […]

  • Young lifeguard hailed as hero for saving 7-year-old

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – A St. Charles County lifeguard’s quick-thinking has been credited for saving the life of a 7-year-old boy who nearly drowned. “You’re accountable for other people’s lives,” said Becca Long, who is lifeguarding for the first time this summer at Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center in O’Fallon, Missouri. While Long keeps a close eye over the water, her skills were put to the test Tuesday, when Bryan Atchinson jumped off of a diving board but had trouble […]

  • Unanimous ‘no’ vote saves picturesque neighborhood from rezoning proposal

    KIRKWOOD, Mo. – A packed room Thursday night as residents of a picturesque St. Louis County neighborhood fought back against a rezoning request to add more homes. Residents living near Sugar Creek Valley had been raising concerns about a proposal that according to a petition would rezone 1.98 acres at 1837 Bach Street from an R1 to an R1/R2 split-zone which would allow the property to be divided into multiple lots with the potential to build up to 5 homes. […]