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.
AUGUSTA, MO – Tuesday’s evening storm certainly did a lot of damage if not create a mess in Augusta Missouri. Residents in the historic town in the wine country of Missouri directed a Fox 2/News 11 crew where plenty of debris was on the road. While driving to the Augusta a Fox 2/News 11 crew saw several fire crews on Highway 94 starting to clear debris from the road. Firefighters were using chainsaws to cut down trees, and limbs cover […]
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – ‘Save our school.’ That is the message from dozens of former and current Lindenwood University students after the university announced last week that it is shuttering most of its undergraduate program at its Belleville campus. The 2019-2020 school year will be the last for the campus as a traditional, full-time, 4-year, undergraduate university. The university cites “ongoing financial and enrollment challenges.” The university began operating as a traditional 4-year school in 2009, with day programs, Lindenwood Lynx […]
EAST ST. LOUIS – A grieving East St. Louis family continued to ask for justice Wednesday. Their 14-year-old son who was an aspiring football player was shot dead at a party earlier this month. Jaylon McKenzie’s teammates, friends, family and everyone else in between, gathered for a vigil paying tribute to No. 6 at the East St. Louis Clyde C. Jordan Stadium. “He was so good he could always play up with the big boys,” said McKenzie’s teammate, Tyler Macon […]
ST. LOUIS – Play by the rules. That’s what the City of St. Louis will require owners of short-term rental properties to abide by. More than 200 of those rental property owners were sent a letter from the assessor’s office telling them that their property rate tax will be increasing. That’s because the city reclassified their properties from residential to commercial. Greg Elder told Fox 2/News 11 Tuesday that he puts a lot of money into maintaining one of his […]
ST. PETERS, Mo. – Some people living in 20-year-old Kaine Loudazer’s St. Peters neighborhood told FOX 2 Monday they are not happy that he’s out of jail. “I’m surprised that he’s out this quick,” said neighbor Doug Custer. “It has kind of put things into a tense situation actually you know?” said another neighbor, Tim Weber. Louzader was arrested just a few doors down from them Friday and charged with animal abuse. Police said he bought dozens of cats and […]
BALLWIN, MO – No eating no drinking no indulging of any kind. It’s what thousands of Muslims all around the country including in St. Louis are doing during Ramadan, the holiest month observed in the religion of Islam. Fox 2/News 11 spoke with many of them, asking how they are balancing their faith and spirituality with everyday life. “Honestly it’s more of when you are feeling that hunger and you realize that there are so many people out there who […]
JERSEY COUNTY, IL – Many People living in Calhoun and Jersey counties were worried Tuesday that the Nutwood Levee on the Illinois River may overtop and cause even more flooding than what the two communities are already dealing with. Sandbagging efforts continued as people were seen placing the bags on both ends of the 13-mile-long levee. The river doesn’t go down as fast as the Mississippi which expert, Rick DeVerger said, puts a lot of pressure on the levee. “Right […]
CALHOUN COUNTY, IL – Calhoun County is getting squeezed by the swollen Illinois and the Mississippi Rivers where emergency services officials have declared a state of emergency. People who live and work around the areas especially near Main and Water Streets are dealing with flood waters rushing in, from both rivers. Many of them admittedly feeling a bit nervous. It has reached a point where even the local fire department has been needing volunteers to help them keep the water out […]
ST. LOUIS – With major flooding expected for parts of Missouri and Illinois some local businesses that are already feeling the impact were rushing to take action Wednesday. “We are going to spend all day Saturday and probably all-day Friday moving stuff and that’s short,” said John Bloch, of Bloch Marine Services, as he talked with us in one of his shops located in St. Charles. Bloch said that he’s concerned about how and when he’ll need to start shifting […]
O’FALLON, MO – Protecting the most vulnerable during an emergency. That’s the goal and mission behind the O’Fallon Missouri Police Department’s special needs stickers initiative. So far, the department offers the free color coordinated stickers for people who have autism, are diabetic, hearing impaired or have Alzheimer’s or dementia. “This sticker program could be something that could save someone’s life especially if they are in an accident and they can’t communicate,” said Sergeant Robert Kendall, “we just want to make […]
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis city police continued to investigate the shooting death of a man and a woman with a toddler nearby in the 5900 block of Highland Avenue in North City. City detectives had been working the double homicide since late Monday afternoon when the call came in around 4:15 p.m. “The atmosphere here is becoming more and more volatile,” said James Clark, vice president of community outreach with the non-profit, Better Family Life. Clark who showed up […]
ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis police officer has found himself on the wrong side of the law. According to the Circuit Attorney’s Office, 34-year-old Christopher Childers is facing fourth-degree assault charges for trying to hurt his fellow female police officer with a department-issued Taser. There were no details on whether they were both on duty. In a probable cause statement released Wednesday, police said, Childers was the passenger while the female officer drove their patrol car on North 13th […]