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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
  • High Ridge church holds mass and prayer in honor of woman shot inside Catholic Supply store

    HIGH RIDGE, MO – Parishioners at St Anthony of Padua in High Ridge packed the pews Tuesday night honoring 53-year-old Jamie Schmidt, who died at a hospital after being shot Monday afternoon. St. Louis County Police said a man with a gun barged into the Catholic Supply store located on Manchester Road shooting Schmidt in the head. They said he also committed a sexual assault. People who knew Schmidt as a friend or as a fellow church member, fondly recalled […]

  • Safety concerns after violent attack and deadly shooting at Catholic supply store

    WEST ST.LOUIS COUNTY, MO – Sexual assaults and a deadly shooting at the Catholic Supply store on Manchester Road had Scott Cool, an employee at 1/2 of 1/2 Name Brand Clothing, making sure, that he and a co-worker walked together to their cars. “You have to first think about the people who are in your vicinity and make sure that everybody is ok,” Cool said, “one of our female employees was very much shaken up.” St. Louis County Police said […]

  • St. Louis woman on mission to drive donated items to California for wildfire victims

    ST. LOUIS – A south St. Louis City woman is on a mission to help victims displaced by the raging wildfires in California. Heather Bell hit the road in a U-Haul truck Sunday afternoon collecting donated goods along the way. She’s taking essential everyday items like clothes, nail clippers, dog and cat food and hand wipes to people in paradise, California who’ve lost everything. Her mission includes stops in Columbia and Kansas City, Missouri. Bell said that she plans to […]

  • Demetrious Johnson Charitable Foundation provides early Thanksgiving to needy St. Louis communities

    ST. LOUIS – Thanksgiving came early for many St. Louis communities in need. The Demetrious Johnson Charitable Foundation handed out 3,000 turkeys Saturday as part of the annual tradition, now in its 26th year. Johnson the former professional football player and St. Louis native was seen directing and orchestrating hundreds of volunteers on North Union Boulevard who were busy packing and placing thousands of turkeys ready to be delivered to several needy communities around the St. Louis area. “It’s an […]

  • St. Clair County dance academy remembers ballerina as a ‘very patient’ ballet teacher

    BELLEVILLE, IL – There was not a dry eye Wednesday night as students, parents and teachers at Expressions Academy of Dance celebrated the life of a beloved ballerina with a candlelight vigil. 23-year-old Raffaella Stroik disappeared Monday. Her body was found in the water at Mark Twain Lake State Park at around 9:40 am Wednesday near the 107 boat ramp. Stroik lived in St. Louis but is originally from South Bend, Indiana.  She performed with the St. Louis Ballet. Investigators […]

  • Randolph County one of several counties expecting 4 to 6 inches of snow

    SPARTA, IL – It was the usual calm before the storm late Tuesday night. With 4 to 6 inches of snowfall expected in several counties including Randolph County, bags of ice melts, hand warmers, scrapers, and de-icers were a common sight at some local stores. “They don’t come in until it starts snowing and then it’s a mad rush,” said Delbert Lynn, department manager at Buchheit on North Market Street in Sparta. Lynn said the store is fully stocked with […]

  • Residents and businesses worry about displacement with development of multi-million-dollar shopping center

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO – More questions than answers Monday tonight months after University City officials proposed plans to redevelop Olive Boulevard near I-170. It wasn’t a packed council chamber inside city hall during the city’s TIF Commission meeting as it was only an introduction of bills pertaining to the project. But some residents who spoke said that while they are not totally against the new development they don’t agree with how the city is handling the plans to go about it. […]

  • Early Morning Stabbing in Bel-Ridge Leaves One man Dead, Suspect Arrested

    BEL-RIDGE, MO – St. Louis County Police were investigating a fatal stabbing in the 4000 block of Belfore Drive in Bel-Ridge Sunday morning. Authorities responded to a report of a disturbance around 4:45 a.m. Upon their arrival, they found a man suffering from an unknown injury. The victim was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced dead. A suspect in the case was arrested. The Bel-Ridge Police Department contacted county police for assistance with the investigation. Some residents, like Diane […]

  • Scouting for food blue bags being tied around St. Louis region for good cause

    ST. LOUIS – Thousands of Boy Scouts around St. Louis were busy over the weekend tying blue plastic bags to collect canned goods to feed the needy. The McGroarty family braved Saturday morning’s cold temperatures to distribute and tie more than 500 bags within the Central West End area. “It’s for a good cause,” said Patrick McGroarty. The 11-year-old is one of thousands of Scouts throughout St. Louis, southeast Missouri and southern Illinois collecting approximately 2 million donated food items […]

  • Update: Police identify Leisure Lane homicide victim

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – As of Sunday morning, St. Louis County Police have confirmed that they have identified the woman seen on a doorbell video camera running from the scene of a mid-morning homicide in the 1000 block of Leisure Lane. Police said it all started with a call for a welfare check at a house. Once they arrived around 11:18 a.m., they found a man, 38-year-old Joseph Titchen, with a gunshot wound, dead on the front porch. Inside, detectives […]

  • St. Louis Hill neighborhood on heightened alert after one of 2 back-to-back burglaries leaves elderly woman injured

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis City Police are investigating a late Friday night burglary where they said intruders broke into the home of an elderly woman in the St. Louis Hill neighborhood on Berra Court. They said the 2 suspects knocked her down to the ground and hit her on one of her sides. They then rummaged through her drawers and took off. Police said shortly after, another break-in happened just a mile away on Shaw Avenue. Fox 2 briefly […]

  • Wagner and VanOstran make final push with voters in Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – Political supporters and volunteers on both sides of the campaign for Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District kicked off their weekend taking mental notes and directions to get out the vote, just three days out before the midterm election, Tuesday. “I can’t thank you enough,” said Republican candidate and current U.S Representative, Ann Wagner speaking to a crowd in West St. Louis County Saturday, repeating the slogan ‘On to Victory.’ “Ever since the Kavanaugh hearings we have […]