Kim Hudson came to the FOX 2 team, from News 11, in 2006 as a freelance engineer. She honed her skills with a talented behind-the-scenes team at both stations as a master control, dubbing, live-truck and graphics engineer. She also worked as freelance journalist for STL-TV, the government-access station for the City of St. Louis. In July 2010, Kim stepped in front of the camera for the FOX2/News 11 family.

She is truly a hometown girl, being a product of the St. Louis Public Schools and a graduate of the University of Missouri – St. Louis and its Pierre Laclede Honors College.

Kim has over ten years experience in St. Louis television and print, working as an engineer at KMOV Channel 4 (CBS) and as a contributing writer for the St. Louis Argus, St. Louis American and St. Louis Magazine.

Kim is passionate about all things St. Louis and supports the FOX2/News 11 family as a mulitmedia journalist.

Recent Articles
  • ‘Uranus Fudge Factory’ packed with tourists passing through Missouri

    ST. ROBERT, MO — You can’t miss the signs if you drive two hours south of St. Louis on I-44. The Uranus Fudge Factory is a popular tourist trap that has some snickering and many stopping for a treat. There is chocolate everywhere. “It is constant. Non-stop. We pack fudge all day, every day,” said Uranus Fudge Factory General Manager Tina Elliott. “We have 16 different flavors of fudge.” You can also pick up a memento from your trip to […]

  • Health Watch: Relieving Chronic Back Pain without drugs

    The opioid addiction crisis often impacts cancer patients who are just trying to spend precious last moments with loved ones.  Patients with terminal cancer can see tumors spread across their body.  Finding relief from chronic pain can be difficult. Often, chronic pain fails to respond to conventional treatments, such as rest, physical therapy, over-the-counter or prescription medications. Dr. Sameer Gadani, SLUCare interventional radiologist at SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital says, “The most important site and the most frequent site […]

  • Health Watch: Droopy eyelids not a vanity problem

    Drooping, or fatty eyelids are not just a vanity problem.  If you are constantly raising your eyelids to see, it is time to let a doctor help you.  “The extra skin can act like a baseball cap, which can cause people to have trouble seeing above them. I’ve had patients who regularly bump into cabinets or doors because they just don’t see them”, says SLUCare ocular plastic surgeon, Dr. Gabriela Espinoza. Denise Carter was one of her patients who sought help.  […]

  • Honey makes for a sweet romantic dinner at the Chase

    ST. LOUIS – Chef de Cuisine Nathan Sandkop is looking forward to next year’s honey harvest to sweeten dishes at the Chase Park Plaza. Until then, he uses honey — liberally — in dishes like the flash fried wings, charcuterie board and truffles. Right now, the Chase gets help from Issabee’s Beekeeping Supplies to cultivate their own honey on the roof of the hotel. Executive chef Gunter Weber hopes to have at least 50 pounds of honey for the kitchen and hotel […]

  • Health Watch: Treatment options for kidney stones

    Kidney stones have been described as the worst pain a human can feel.  Subtle signs of kidney stones include pain on one side of the back or abdomen.  But they can also cause much more than annoying pain. “Recurring urinary tract infections, bladder infections.  Some people actually have an acute pain episode from their stones”, says SLUCare urologist, Dr. Lindsay Lombardo. Causes include dehydration, obesity, pregnancy, sedentary lifestyle, bariatric surgery, as well as chronic medical conditions such as high blood pressure, […]

  • Health Watch: Improving libido after cancer

    SLUCare OB/GYN, Dr. Becky Lynn says cancer can do real damage to a woman’s desire for sexual intimacy following cancer.  During cancer treatment, women are often focused on surviving. “And then, patients are sort of left with after treatment now what?”  Dr. Lynn is one of the only obstetricians in the St. Louis area specializing in women’s sexual health.  And, Dr. Lynn can relate.  “I was just like them in 2010. I underwent breast cancer treatment. So I hear what they’re […]

  • Health Watch: Enlarged prostate common in men over 40

    A man’s prostate gland usually starts to enlarge after he reaches 40 years of age.  This condition is called benign prostatic hyperplaisia (BPH) and is considered a natural process of aging.   More than 70% of men in their 60’s experience BPH symptoms.  It is not cancer, and it does not raise your risk for prostate cancer. Symptoms often include a weak stream of urine, difficulty starting urination, dribbling of urine, a sense of not fully emptying the bladder, more frequent urination […]

  • Health Watch: Returning to a Fulfilling Sex Life

    As women age, they can feel a piece of them fade.  Often times, their partner or spouse notices it too.  SLUCare OB/GYN, Dr. Becky Lynn says “We focus on sexual health as part of building a healthy relationship,” she says.   One out of 10 women experience problems with sexual desire, arousal, orgasm or pain at some point in their lives. Sexual problems can occur for many reasons, including pregnancy and delivery, menopause and other medical issues such as diabetes or cancer. […]

  • Health Watch: Preventing Kidney Stones

    Kidney stones has been described as the worst pain a human can feel.  Subtle signs of kidney stones include pain on one side of the back or abdomen.  Living a sedentary lifestyle or having chronic illness can cause kidney stones, but so can being an elite athlete. Kidney stones are most commonly formed when there are elevated levels of calcium in the blood. Causes include dehydration, obesity, pregnancy, sedentary lifestyle, bariatric surgery, as well as chronic medical conditions such as high […]

  • FOX 2 says goodbye to Web Producer Danielle Scruggs

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – It is a bittersweet serving of Cookie Bites. FOX2 Web Producer Danielle Scruggs is leaving on March 23rd for an amazing opportunity! Check out the surprise guest that helped us say, “See you later!” and “Good luck!” Also, see how Danielle was on what she calls the “Cookie Couch” with her flawless plot predictions for the FOX Drama “EMPIRE”. Follow Danielle on her journey on social media at @Danielle Scruggs on Facebook and Twitter!

  • Health Watch: Hypertension Misdiagnosis

    SLUCare nephrologist, Dr. Paul Schmitz says up to a third of patients in the St. Louis area are misdiagnosed with high blood pressure.  Dr. Schmitz runs one of the only dedicated hypertension clinics in Missouri and finds many patients can avoid taking the wrong medications connected to white coat syndrome. “Very simply put, it’s office blood pressures that are above the normal range and home blood pressures that are within the normal range.”  Schmitz says 20 – 30% of St. […]

  • Health Watch: Quitting Smoking Starts with Key Questions

    Smoking is not a habit, but an addiction that may take several tries to break.  SLUCare vascular surgeon, Dr. Matthew Smeds says Missouri ranks 9th in the country for the number of adult daily smokers. “So as a vascular surgeon, I felt the onus was on me to to be involved with helping people quit.” If a patient is not completely sure they want to quit, or has tried to quit before unsuccessfully, Dr. Smeds starts with an interview to […]