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’s 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: Ayesha.Khan@tvstl.com.

Recent Articles
  • Shiloh parents accused of beating infant child

    SHILOH, Ill. – The St. Clair County Assistant State’s Attorney charged a Shiloh couple Tuesday with battering their infant daughter and later claiming they found her in that condition. According to Shiloh Deputy Police Chief Gary McGill, officers were called to Memorial Hospital East just before 5:40 a.m. on November 20 in reference to a possible child abuse case. Medical personnel explained the child, less than a month old, suffered very serious injuries. Police met with the person who brought […]

  • Police plan to increase presence after spate of Shaw neighborhood carjackings

    ST. LOUIS – A recent spate of carjackings is causing anxiety for many residents in the Shaw Neighborhood. Several of those back to back carjackings occurred last week. In one instance, a suspect used his gun to hit a woman in the face before he and his accomplice drove off with her car. Monday night, the Shaw Neighborhood Association invited residents to speak and address their concerns. Officer Edward Slade with the City of St. Louis Police Department addressed the small […]

  • Fire crews continue to monitor hotspots while EPA completes debris testing

    ST. LOUIS – Fallout continues from last week’s massive warehouse fire in south Saint Louis.     The fire at the Park Warehouse Services broke out Wednesday morning around 10:30 am in the 3900 block of Park Avenue.   Since the blaze was extinguished, the remains of the warehouse have been smoldering.   Saturday night, firefighters were called in with additional pumpers to put more water on the smoldering remains of the building that was causing smoke to billow from the […]

  • Jefferson County authorities investigate report of tow truck driver stabbing

    FESTUS, Mo. – Authorities with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a report of a stabbing involving a tow truck driver along Highway A. A representative for Pippin Towing said the victim, a man in his 30s, was on his way to respond to a call at the intersection of Highways A and P just west of Festus when the driver noticed he was being aggressively followed along Highway A. The tow truck representative said his driver pulled over […]

  • Could Jefferson County taxpayers foot the bill for pending lawsuits?

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – Could Jefferson County be in trouble and would taxpayers be footing the cost for some pending lawsuits? No fireworks at Friday’s special session as the Jefferson County Council tries to pass a resolution to force the county to pay attorney’s fees. The topic was slated to come up but that never happened. One of the council members said there were some matters that were discussed about this topic earlier in the day, but said she couldn’t […]

  • Concerned father demands school district be more proactive against ‘super lice’

    BALLWIN, Mo. – The next time you catch your child scratching their scalp a little too excessively, you may want to check them for head lice. On Thursday, Sean Conover, whose daughter is a fourth-grade student at Hanna Woods Elementary School, said leaders at the Parkway School District aren’t doing enough to notify parents about what he calls “super lice.” Experts say super lice are head lice, but this particular breed or strain is resistant to common over-the-counter treatment products. […]

  • Parents and Community Activists address racist slur found written in girl’s bathroom

    CHESTERFIELD, MO – A racist message in a high school girl’s bathroom had many parents and students at Parkway Schools asking questions Wednesday night. The disturbing slur was written on the mirror at Parkway Central High school. A student took a picture of the finding and posted it to social media. Some parents, school leaders and community activists told Fox 2 that it was necessary to come together at Parkway Middle School because they don’t want to sit back and […]

  • No decision made for green space in question at long vacant Clayton school

    CLAYTON, MO – No decision was taken by the City of Clayton Board of Aldermen Tuesday night on whether residents will get to have use of the green space around the Maryland School. Centene Corp. has proposed to redevelop and renovate the long-closed school by adding employee development programs and a child care facility. Some residents, many of whom showed up to the board meeting, tell Fox 2 that they are not against Centene’s proposed plans but are worried that […]

  • St. Louis police partner with FBI to investigate carjackings in Shaw neighborhood

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A rash of recent carjackings in the Shaw neighborhood in south city had some people on high alert Monday night. Police said that two of the four cases were connected and the victims were all women. Authorities said the crimes began Thursday evening and carried into late Saturday night. One woman was robbed and carjacked on Botanical Avenue. The same happened to another woman on Shenandoah Avenue. Both cases were connected. Police said the women in […]

  • New 12-month program seeks donations to help women get out of prostitution

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Putting an end to prostitution. Some south St. Louis City residents, businesses, and non-profits have launched a joint effort to help women stop working the streets. The concept is fairly new, but organizers tell FOX 2 that it’s already working with more and more women joining every month in order to receive help. The program is called Pathways from Prostitution. Earlier this summer, police conducted several prostitution busts in south city. A majority of them concentrated […]

  • Illinois community holds vigil for boy who was starved to death

    JERSEYVILLE, Ill. – An Illinois community was still in shock Thursday night, a week after police said a six-year-old Jersey County boy was starved to death. Police charged his father, 42-year-old Michael Roberts, and stepmother, 42-year-old Georgena Roberts, with first-degree murder. The young boy lived with the couple, three siblings and two step-siblings on Ferguson Street. Authorities said that the couple would not feed the kids as a form of punishment. Many people came together to hold a candlelight vigil, […]

  • First responders are now dealing with motorist overdosing while driving

    WOOD RIVER, IL – A terrifying crash on busy Illinois Route 3 remains under investigation Wednesday. First responders with the Wood River Fire Department attended to a man and woman who were suspected of a heroin dose after their car crashed into the guard rail. “It’s a very sad reality,” said Captain Wade Stahlhut. Stahlhut said that both people had to be revived on the scene with Narcan. “Unfortunately, when it happens when people are driving that creates another issue […]