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
  • Local families worry over loved ones stuck in the Caribbean during hurricane devastation

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – Damage caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Caribbean has local families worried about their loved ones, who they said are trapped in the middle of the devastation. “I’m seeing firsthand a lot of the devastation that has happened over there,” said Stephanie Ahrens of Edwardsville. Ahrens’ husband, Eric, was on a work assignment in St. Croix when Hurricane Maria passed through. “I lost all connection with him, so we were a little nervous,” Ahrens said. […]

  • St. Louis residents voice what they want to see in the next police chief for the City of St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – Dozens packed a room at a public forum Wednesday night at the O’Fallon Recreation Complex. The forum held by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the citizens advisory committee, invited the public to give their input as to who they believe should lead the city’s police department. Some speakers said that they want a police chief who will strengthen police and community relations. One woman said that whoever becomes the next police chief must implement […]

  • Alderwoman proposes to publicly shame customers patronizing women for sex 

    ST. LOUIS, MO – Alderwoman Sarah Wood Martin of the 11th Ward and some residents are asking the City of St. Louis Police Department to publicly shame customers and johns patronizing women for sex. “Arresting these women and putting them in jail overnight is not going to work,” said Martin on Tuesday after she posted about the proposal on her twitter account. In the message, the first term Alderwoman wrote, “Hey @SLMPD please post all the Johns names/addresses arrested in […]

  • St. Louis City eyes proposal to equip officers with body cameras

    ST. LOUIS – There is a new proposal to give 1,200 St. Louis police officers an extra set of eyes, as officers could soon be equipped with body cams. On Thursday, Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed said that if approved, the one year try-out will be at no cost to taxpayers. Reed said now more than ever there is a need to potentially add one more tool to the police arsenal that not only could provide transparency, but help […]

  • Alderman hopes speed humps will reduce speeding in her ward

    ST. LOUIS, MO- Slowing down drivers with a lead foot. The City of St. Louis has been installing speed humps, costing $2,000 each, in neighborhoods where some leaders say, speeding has been an ongoing problem. “Speeding is an enormous issue throughout our community,” said Alderwoman Cara Spencer of the 20th Ward. “Gravois Park here has seen several accidents, last year we had a couple of fatalities where kids were speeding so fast they ran into a home.” Drivers aren’t quite […]

  • Authorities searching for suspected immigrants from traffic stop

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – A routine traffic stop turned into an immigration investigation after the Jefferson County Sherriff’s Office stopped a car with 10 people inside on northbound I-55 south of Festus on late Monday afternoon. “The stop was immediate as far as yielding to law enforcement,” said Captain Gary Higginbotham. “But upon investigation trying to identify any type of documents, as far as a driver’s license, eight of the 10 occupants fled the area on foot.” Higginbotham said that […]

  • Loop Trolley delayed to mid-November start date

    UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. – Going off track. Plans to roll out the new loop trolley have slowed down. Backers of the $51 million project anticipate the trolley may start running mid-November. Financial supporters had hoped the trolley would be up and running in fall of this year, but they said it’s just basic paperwork delaying the project. Meanwhile, those who oppose the project continue to call it a big waste of taxpayer money. “Every time the contractor finds a utility […]

  • Ameren Missouri sending crewmen to Florida ahead of Irma landfall

    ST. LOUIS – As Irma inches closer to Florida, St. Louis is already sending help where millions will be without power. Hundreds of Ameren Missouri crews are gearing up and expected to hit the road at 4 a.m. Friday for the long drive to Orlando. This is all part of a mutual assistance agreement many utility companies have with each other. Ameren Missouri is sending between 60 and 70 of its trucks, a contingent force of 125 workers (which includes more than 100 […]

  • Woman knocked unconscious in St. Charles wedding party brawl

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. – The St. Charles Police Department is investigating a vicious fight that involved a wedding party as two women were caught in the middle of it all. The brawl happened late Saturday night into early Sunday morning on historic Main Street. Police believe some words were exchanged and possibly an inadvertent push or shove occurred, but what actually led to the fight is still under investigation. They said one woman may have been hit with a bottle […]

  • Some Wildwood residents want to pump the brakes on proposed velodrome

    WILDWOOD, Mo. – A quiet West County community is looking to put the brakes on a proposed track-cycling complex. The site in question is a 4.5-acre parcel on Manchester Road that sits across the street from the Dierbergs Town Center in Wildwood. Scott Massa, who has lived in Wildwood for over 20 years, said he’s always been supportive of a majority of development in his community, but now that there’s a chance a 250-meter Olympic cycling velodrome facility could call […]

  • Future of Proposed St. Louis Blues Ice Rink Stalls Again 

    CLAYTON, MO – The future of a St. Louis Blues four ice rink complex remained up in the air Wednesday. Council members met in a midafternoon meeting since voting 4-3 for a non-binding resolution to pause construction Tuesday night. Council Chairman, Sam Page said that while conversations about the project are continuing, he is concerned about the complex being built in Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park. “I want to build an ice complex for these families because I think they […]

  • Heated debate takes place in County Council over proposed ice rink in Creve Coeur Park

    CLAYTON, MO – There was a heated debate Tuesday night at the county council meeting over plans for a proposed ice rink at Creve Coeur Park. County Executive Steve Stenger and Council Chairman Sam Page exchanged words over how to move forward with the project. Emotions were running high on both sides of the proposed project. The meeting was packed, with more people waiting outside of council chambers, protestors and backers alike. But the biggest highlight of tonight’s council meeting […]