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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