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St. Louis native, Kelley Hoskins is an award winning News Reporter for KTVI FOX 2 News. Hoskins earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Kelley Hoskins is an experienced news journalist with more than 20 years in television news. She is an veteran of both radio and television news coverage and has held positions in St. Louis and Tennessee. Prior to joining KTVI -FOX 2 News, Hoskins worked for KPLR -CW11 News as an Anchor/Reporter for six years, a feature reporter and producer with KDNL ABC 30 in St. Louis for six years , a freelance journalist for STL-TV the government-access station for the City of St. Louis, a writer/intern for WSMV the NBC TV Station in Nashville Tennessee , a desk assistant/ Intern for KMOX Radio -The Voice of St. Louis and a Radio Talk Show Host for WSFK Radio In Nashville Tennessee.

Hoskins career is marked by many highlights as a producer, reporter and on-air- personality, including her interviews with Former Vice President Al Gore and former Secretary of State, Colin Powell. The St. Louis Chapter of the Association of Black Journalists named her “Best Reporter” for her feature of History Legends. Her reporting on the Tuskegee Airmen at KPLR TV and duties as host for “This Week In St. Louis with KDNL ABC 30 garnered her two Emmy nominations. She also received the Fisk University Alumni Excellence in Journalism Award. Hoskins’ outstanding work has earned her many other awards as a journalist, role model and young professional. A gifted orator/ motivation speaker, Kelley has won first place in oratorical competitions local, state,regional and national sponsored by American Legion Posts, Elks of the World and the National Association for Advancement of Colored People and many more. Hoskins also serves as a motivational speaker for businesses and community organizations.

Kelley Hoskins speaking career began at the early age of 15, when she was the first student from her high school to win a national oratorical championship title. This title allowed her the opportunity to travel across the country as a motivational speaker for her own generation. Now as an accomplished broadcaster, Hoskins continues to speak to businesses, high schools , churches and organizations sharing her insights and inspiring others around the world.

Hoskins is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists (GSLABJ)

Hoskins enjoys volunteering at various schools, churches and in the St. Louis community.

Her motto is “Not for ourselves, but for others.”

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  • As Christmas nears, family seeks justice for murdered pregnant woman

    EAST ST. LOUIS – Weeks before Christmas friends and family are remembering a pregnant mother from East St. Louis killed inside her home 8 months ago. Investigators say Catherine Jackson’s toddler was found roaming around his mom’s body and police have yet to find her killer.  Police continue to search for clues as to why someone would murder Jackson.  This will be Catherine’s Jackson’s family first Christmas without her. As the family continues to make a plea for the suspect(s) […]

  • SLU student recalls being robbed at the same location as 3 students Sunday morning

    ST. LOUIS – Three students are robbed at gunpoint near the Saint Louis University campus where authorities are issuing a campus crime alert to students. Fox 2/News 11talked to a student who was robbed in the same location last year. St. Louis University issued a campus crime alert to students warning them about an armed robbery that occurred Sunday morning around 1 am on the north side of the campus on the west side of a parking lot along Spring […]

  • Police investigating fatal shooting at popular north county nightclub

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  • Underserved children get an early Christmas

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  • Armed robbery at the Richmond Heights Post Office

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  • 62-year-old found shot to death in Kirkwood home

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  • Family, friends believe bodies found in car are missing Olivette couple

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  • Taylorville residents stunned by destruction of December tornado

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  • Major damage, multiple injuries after tornadoes touch down in central Illinois

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  • Fundraiser for local food pantry cleaned out by thieves

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  • 14-year-old found shot in the head shortly after carjacking a St. Louis man

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