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

Kelley Hoskins is currently the Weekend Anchor / Reporter for KTVI FOX 2 St. Louis
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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Recent Articles
  • Community organizations band together to host “Peace Be Still” week against violence

    ST. LOUIS – Local organizations, churches, and businesses from around the area will be working together to promote peace in St. Louis. James Clark, Vice President of Outreach for Better Family Life, discussed the “Peace Be Still” crime prevention initiative. Residents of both sides of the river will march together on February 24th calling for peace. The “Peace Be Still” coalition will hold two parallel marches in St. Louis and East St. Louis to kick off a week for peace. […]

  • National training group comes to Ferguson to help churches create a united front against violence

    FERGUSON, MO – The Ferguson Ministries Alliance on Saturday hosted a national faith-based training organization to provide violence prevention training for churches and residents at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish in Ferguson Missouri. The training was unique in that it organizes churches in the same demographic area or the same neighborhood, on how to create, fund, and implement violence prevention programs in their neighborhood. Churches are trained to partner with other churches in their neighborhood, same zip code, other community […]

  • Argosy Casino adding a sportsbook in time for March Madness

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  • People with disabilities without rides after thieves steal parts from buses

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  • Police believe the same suspect has hit several churches in the Brooklyn Illinois area

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  • Mardi Gras events kick off this weekend in Soulard

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  • Lincoln County authorities prepping for potential winter weather

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  • Attempted car theft foiled at St. Peters dealership

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  • Pedestrian dies after being struck by 2 vehicles in South County

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  • Nation’s first African American chaplain to the U.S. Senate visits St. Louis

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  • Truck drivers rely on skills and preparation for winter weather

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  • Police: Three suspects in custody for murder of Cahokia teen

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