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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:

Recent Articles
  • Demetrious Johnson Foundation supports furloughed federal workers with free gas

    ST. LOUIS – Furloughed federal workers in St. Louis feeling the impact of the shutdown were able to pump gas for free in north city Sunday. It was made possible through the Demetrious Johnson Foundation and Crown Foodmart. The former football player, along with some notable elected city officials, pumped gas for about 50 families at the BP Gas Station on Martin Luther King Drive. One federal worker says, her car has been running on just a quarter tank of gas. […]

  • Woman’s right march, marched on, despite winter weather advisory

    ST. LOUIS – Despite the cold wet weather, people in St. Louis laced up Saturday morning and headed downtown for the Third Annual Women’s March held across from Union Station. People of all ages and walks of life took part in this year’s theme that called for ACTION. “I support my wife and my daughters and all of my friends who are women and I believe they deserve as many rights as men,” said David Henry. Participants walked side by […]

  • Women’s march in downtown St. Louis Saturday

      ST. LOUIS, Mo. –  The women’s march will be happening in downtown St. Louis Saturday despite the weather advisory. More than a thousand people are expected to attend. The third annual Women’s March is scheduled to start at 10am. The march starts Union Station and goes to Tucker and Market. It is part of an international moment formally launched in cities around the globe the day after the inauguration of President Trump in January 2017. About 1,000 people said […]

  • Hazelwood community in shock after neighbor is arrested and charged with ‘Child Enticement’

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – A Hazelwood community is in disbelief after learning that a man they lived next door to was charged and arrested for allegedly attempting to engage in sexual acts with a 5-year-old. According to the St. Louis County Police Department, an undercover detective made contact online with Raymond Nugen. On Dec. 21, Nugen who resided in the 12900 block of Tulip Tree Lane, reached out to the undercover detective, whom he believed to be the mother […]

  • Some parents and students express safety concerns after two parkway west students are hit by car

    CHESTERFIELD, MO – Two Parkway West High School students were sent to the hospital after they were struck by a car late Tuesday afternoon. Chesterfield Police said that a driver who first rear-ended another car, jumped on to the sidewalk hitting both girls as they walked along Clayton Road on the sidewalk, heading east. Police said the driver of the striking car also knocked out part of a wooden fence. The girls were rushed to a nearby hospital. Sergeant Keith […]

  • Major school districts plan to reopen following snow storm but not all

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. – Several area school districts that were forced to close on Monday because of the weekend snowstorm, are scheduled to be back in session Tuesday. But the Lincoln County R-III School District is not. In a statement to FOX 2 the district said: “The safety of Lincoln County R-III students, families and employees is a top priority.  Following an inclement weather event our administrators will explore road conditions throughout the District. In Lincoln County, our District covers […]

  • Belleville laundry room fire forces occupants to escape from window

    BELLEVILLE, IL – A laundry room fire forced two people to escape out of a window in Belleville. Fire chief Tom Pour told Fox 2, the Saturday night fire happened in the 100 block of North First Street. The cause may have been improper cleaning of the lint catcher. Pour said the call came in around 9:45 p.m. when the caller explained that the smoke was too heavy in the hallway for her to get out. Pour added that firefighters got […]

  • Walmart surveillance video helps Washington, MO authorities catch spray painting vandals

    WASHINGTON, MO – Surveillance video from a Walmart store on Route 100 helped police in Washington, MO., catch some spray painting vandals. The four people are accused of spray painting several cars and damaging personal property in the Emerald City and Country Lake Estates subdivisions. Police said the crimes happened late evening between Jan. 6 and Jan. 7. “I was really frustrated, it was embarrassing,” said Bryan Strauser, whose work van was vandalized with the wording ‘Free Candy’ spray painted […]

  • St. Louis City residents plead with other residents to pick up trash

    ST. LOUIS – Some St. Louis City residents are fed up with people trashing their neighborhoods. They told Fox 2/News 11 Monday, that it’s an ongoing problem with people throwing trash in alleys and streets. “It’s a safety hazard, there’s broken glass over there,” said long-time resident, Shawn Williams, “there are glass bottles in the alley, there’s vermin, it’s an eyesore.” Some of the streets include Pennsylvania, Minnesota and Osage Streets. Lana Camp-Jessop who lives just a few blocks down […]

  • Lindenwood University hosts its second, ‘first robotics’ 2019 season with ‘deep space’ challenge

    ST. CHARLES, MO – Thousands of worldwide and regional high school students took part in learning about the rules for 2019’s season of FIRST Robotics competition. The event was held for the second time at Lindenwood University. Ashleigh Bick-Dawes is only a junior at Francis Howell Central High School and attended the event with Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Charles County, but she said that she already has an idea about her future career path. “Probably work for NASA […]

  • Legal expert says dismissal of veteran assistant attorneys bad move for new county prosecutor

    CLAYTON, MO – It’s only his second day on the job and already incoming St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell is receiving some major backlash. Bell is changing up some policies in the prosecutor’s office while dismissing three assistant prosecutors who were escorted out of the office by police on Wednesday. One of the prosecutors, Kathi Alizadeh presented evidence to a grand jury in the Michael Brown investigation and was also handling the case of alleged Catholic Supply Store killer […]

  • St. Louis city vacant building fires expected to rise as temperatures drop

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis city firefighters were busy Sunday morning around 9 a.m. putting out a structure fire on North Florissant Avenue near Dodier Street. Captain Garron Mosby said that someone on the top floor of a two and half story brick structure used some type of a heating source before the half story part of the house engulfed in heavy fire. Mosby said that when firefighters got to the scene they knew the structure wasn’t very sturdy since […]