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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
  • St. Louis alderman’s video of demolition raises safety questions

    ST. LOUIS – A demolition video shot by Alderman Brandon Bosley (Ward 3) that he confirmed he posted on his public Facebook page is raising some eyebrows. On Thursday, the alderman told Fox 2/KPLR 11 he thinks he knows why. “It looked unsafe,” he said. A brick wall that used to be part of an abandoned home in the 3800 block of Ashland Avenue was being torn down Thursday morning. The alderman said that it’s part of a citywide effort […]

  • Support and sympathy at candlelight vigil Warrenton student killed in crash

    WARRENTON, MO – The site that was the scene of a deadly Monday morning crash near Veterans Memorial Parkway just east of Highway 47 is now the site of a memorial surrounded with flowers, a cross and a picture of 17-year-old Megan Gross. Gross was on her way to Warrenton High School where she was a senior. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Gross was riding in a car and the driver tried to pass a tractor-trailer on the left […]

  • Hurricane Florence forces locals to cancel planned trips to the East Coast

    ST. LOUIS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – Hurricane Florence is still a major threat to the U.S. East Coast and millions of people are being forced to evacuate. Some of them are coming to St. Louis for safety A girl’s trip to Savanah, Georgia for a group of women from Farmington had to be cut short. “Our biggest concern was not having to spend the night in an airport,” said Kristi Herbst, “so we decided to make early plans and get out […]

  • Ferguson family looks to new Boys and Girls Club will provide safe place for children

    FERGUSON, Mo. – For Miracle McCaleb, raising three kids by herself has come with a ton of challenges. Adding to that challenge – a neighborhood that she has become more violent in the many years she’s lived here. It was on display for the world to see after Michael Brown was killed by police in August 2014. McCaleb said she worries her kids need a safer place to hang out in. “They need some type of mentor because I can’t do […]

  • Missing Columbia IL man’s body found

      COLUMBIA, IL – Sad news from Monroe County Tuesday night as first responders have found the body of 71-year-old Marvin Mueller.  Mueller had been missing since 6:30 am Tuesday morning when he was last seen walking on Steppig Road in Columbia, Illinois. A spokesperson from the Columbia Illinois Police Department told Fox 2 that his body was found around 8 pm in a waterway on his property. Police say Mueller’s wife had called about is disappearance after she hadn’t […]

  • Police issue Endangered Person Advisory for sister of woman found dead in North County home

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY – Late Monday night the St. Louis County Police Department issued an Endangered Persons Advisory for the sister of a deceased woman found on Dukeland Drive in north St. Louis County. The advisory was issued by authorities for fear that 57-year-old Sylvia D. Brown may have been a victim of a crime or become a victim of a crime. Ms. Brown was last seen in the driveway of her home that she shared with her sister on Dukeland […]

  • Police ask public to help identify man who robbed teen

    ST. LOUIS – Hilda Willman, who lives in Central West End, said she and some of her neighbors heard about the early Thursday morning kidnapping of a 17-year-old boy in the 5100 block of Westminster Place. “Everyone should be aware of their surroundings, wherever they are,” she said. Police are asking for the public’s help to find a man accused of robbing a teen at gunpoint. He’s wanted for kidnapping, robbery, and armed criminal action. St. Louis police released several […]

  • Volunteers needed for sandbagging as heavy rain forecast creates potential for flash flooding

    DE SOTO, Mo. – People in Jefferson County were wasting no time preparing for potential flash flooding as the weather was forecasted to bring a torrential downpour. Time and time again, the City of De Soto has come together to battle rising waters. Volunteers as far as St. Louis came out to help fill nearly 800 bags to be delivered to residents living in low-lying areas, including the elderly and disabled. But as of late Thursday night, there was a […]

  • Rededicated MLK statue ignites hope for change for struggling neighborhood

    ST. LOUIS – A north St. Louis City community that is determined to take back its struggling neighborhood is demanding better economic and educational resources along with more policing. Wednesday, in a rededication ceremony for the Martin Luther King Jr. statue, people living in Fountain Park believe that it will serve as a symbol that could help them bring that kind of change. “Martin Luther King has always preached about peace and love and happiness and standing for each other no […]

  • Hit and run near school raises safety questions about busy intersection

    OVERLAND, MO – A hit and run near Marion Elementary School that sent a 32-year-old mother to the hospital with injuries is raising concerns about safety with some residents. Overland Police said the incident happened around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday as the mother was in the crosswalk between Midland Boulevard and Simms Avenue, walking south after dropping off her child. Police said a crossing guard was on the other side waiting for the walk signal as the mother walked into the […]

  • Firefighters scramble to extinguish neighboring house fires, save dogs

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis firefighters spent Monday night working to knock out the flames at two homes in north St. Louis. The fire started around 9:40 p.m. in the rear of one of the homes, located at the corner of Goodfellow Boulevard and Johanna Avenue. An older man was inside the home at the time. He told firefighters he smelled gathered up his dogs and tried to walk out. Police officers successfully rescued four dogs and firefighters removed another from […]

  • First-time festival encourages positive change in park marred by crime, violence

    ST. LOUIS – Residents near O’Fallon Park spent the holiday trying to combat crime. Organizers of the first-ever Taste of Africa Festival hope this will be the beginning of a positive change in the area. It brought more than 500 people over the course of three days, something organizers they hope they keep as a tradition for years to come. It was just the taste but the sights and sounds of Africa brought to life in a park that organizers […]