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
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  • Founder of #MeToo movement says society needs a shift to disrupt sexual violence

    WEBSTER GROVES, MO – Hundreds of people, including students turned out to hear Tarana Burke the activist who kicked off the #MeToo campaign. Burke made a stop at Webster University Monday night. Burke said that even though she has visited St. Louis before, she had never heard of the university until she was invited to speak. She said that part of the reason she accepted the invitation was due to the fact that St. Louis continues to ranks high on […]

  • Neighbors of stabbed father and son describe family as ‘friendly’

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  • Manhunt in Jefferson County after man shots at deputy

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  • Several St. Louis spots remain without electricity after unusual widespread power outage

    WEBSTER GROVES – Webster University was one of several locations that lost power on Wednesday, forcing the institution to cancel its classes. As of 10 p.m. the campus remained in the dark “It’s going to be fun, we are going to have a little sleep over now,” said Nate Garner who lives in campus housing located on Big Bend Road. He and a friend packed pillows and blankets heading to another friend’s apartment with power just down the street. “I’ve […]

  • Crawford County mother speaks out about being raped, police continue investigation

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  • Alderwoman spearheads grassroots movement to develop south city communities

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  • O’Fallon police believe they’ve found remains of missing woman

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  • Countdown begins to Soulard Mardi Gras festivities

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  • Calls for mayor’s resignation after alleged assault on sheriff’s deputy and arrest

    HILLSBORO, MO – There are calls for Hillsboro Mayor Dennis Bradley’s resignation. This comes after Bradley is accused of assaulting an on-duty Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy Monday afternoon outside of a Phillips 66 gas station on Little Brennan Road in High Ridge. The office said that the 65-year-old mayor confronted the deputy yelling expletives and challenging him to a physical confrontation. “He kept following the deputy and the deputy was obviously trying to avoid the conflict,” said Lieutenant Gary Higginbotham. […]

  • Hillsboro mayor arrested for challenging deputy to fight, poking him in the chest

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