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.
Fibroids, also known as uterine fibroids, are non-cancerous tumors that grow within the muscle tissue of the uterus. Uterine fibroids are the most common tumors of the female reproductive system. All women are potentially at risk of developing them. African-American women are three times more likely to suffer from fibroids than white, Hispanic or Asian women. Fibroids can occur in women at a very young age, but the majority of women diagnosed with uterine fibroids are between 35 and 54 […]
ST. LOUIS – Enjoy Strawberry Avocado Salsa from 2-Time World Open Chili Champion & 2-Time World Open Chili Champion Liz Kraatz Recipe: Strawberry Avocado Salsa Ingredients Great Value Lime 100% Juice 4 oz Hot Diced Jalapeño Peppers 1 Avocado Great Value Salt and Pepper 1 Red Onion 13 oz package Great Value Bite Size Tortilla Chips 1 lb Strawberries Great Value Organic Cilantro Directions Cut tops off clean strawberries, dice and put in a plastic bag. Dice onions and add […]
ST. LOUIS – Heirloom Tomato Pear & Cucumber Salad From Chef Rex Hale, Board Member of EarthDance Organic Farm School INGREDIENTS: For The Walnut Vinaigrette: ½ cup roasted walnuts ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar ½ cup fresh basil leaves, packed ½ teaspoon kosher salt freshly ground black pepper For The Salad 1 pound heirloom tomatoes 1 cucumber 2 Asian Pears 6 medium leaves of Kale Rib removed Chiffonade or torn ¼ cup fresh herbs (I […]
ST. PETERS, MO – Kids gave up their Saturday morning and set an example for adults while cleaning up trash left by flood waters in St. Peters. Dozens of children joined the cleanup effort at the 370 Lakeside Park. In May, flooding closed the park. When the waters receded, trash was left behind in the high grass of the levee. The levee forms a grassy hill that nearly surrounds the park. Mark Neville is a volunteer and an adult. He […]
WOOD RIVER, IL – Elderly and disabled residents rush to save each other after an apartment fire at the Golden Oak Apartments in Wood River, Ill. At 2:30 a.m. Saturday, the building on W. Acton Avenue and N. Haller Street caught fire. Dennis Vetter’s smoke alarm and the dog woke him. He ran from his third-floor apartment to the second floor, “That’s when I saw the lady banging on the door in the middle of the building,” said Dennis Vetter, […]
The American Cancer Society’s estimates for pancreatic cancer in the U.S. in 2019 – 56,770 people will be diagnosed, and 45,750 people will die from it. Sadly, pancreatic cancer has become one of the most feared cancers, because of its high mortality rate. It’s plagued celebrities such as Patrick Swayze, Steve Jobs and now Alex Trebek. It’s a challenge because there’s no screening test for the cancer and no symptoms. By the time it’s diagnosed, it’s usually advanced or metastasized. […]
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. It’s also the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. Nearly 16 million people in the U.S. have COPD. Missouri ranks among the top with the most COPD cases. There are two main forms of COPD: chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Most people with COPD have a combination of both conditions. Smoking is the main cause of COPD. Other risk factors include: 1) Exposure […]
If you think you’re experiencing hearing loss, it’s important to get it checked out with an audiologist and undergo a baseline hearing test (audiogram) to determine if there’s a problem. The sooner you address it, the better. Here are some questions to ask yourself to see if you qualify for a baseline hearing test: 1) Do you struggle to hear on the phone? Do you have the volume setting on high? 2) Do people tell you that your TV is […]
Historically, St. Louis has ranked among the worst cities when it comes to asthma (1 out of 11 children have asthma here). At one point, the city was considered the asthma-allergy capital of the U.S. The key is to know what triggers your asthma and have an action plan to manage it accordingly. Although there is no cure for asthma, SLUCare pulmonologist Dr. Ghassan Kamel is using new, targeted biologic therapies, which is giving asthma sufferers hope. Asthma is a […]
ST. LOUIS – May 28 marks National Hamburger Day! And to help Americans get into the spirit, Chef Chad Taylor from Ameristar Casino-St. Charles joined Kim Hudson in the FOX 2 kitchen for some amazing burger recipes. Pimento Cheese and Fried Pickle Burger INGREDIENTS 8 oz 80/20 ground beef patty Salt and pepper 2 oz pimento cheese (see attached recipe) 4 pickle ‘slicers’ 2 eggs 2 oz flour 4 oz panko bread crumbs 2 slices cheddar cheese 2 leaves of […]
If you regularly struggle to get a good night’s sleep, you may qualify for a sleep study. Sleep studies are tests that record the body activity during sleep and can help identify if you’re suffering from a sleep disorder, which are linked to a number of chronic health conditions. If you’re tired – literally and figuratively – of not being able to sleep soundly, SLUCare’s sleep medicine specialists at the Sleep Disorders Center can help. Sleep disorders are linked to […]