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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    NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – St. Louis County Police are investigating a fatal 2-alarm fire in North St. Louis County.  The fire happened in the 11000 block of Village North Drive at the Village North Retirement Community around 5:20 pm. Authorities say an 85-year-old female resident died in a second-floor apartment. The St. Louis County Police Department Bureau of Crimes Against Persons, Crime Scene Unit, and the Arson and Explosives Unit are investigating the fire and the cause […]

  • Family left in a lurch over moving company shutting down

    EARTH CITY, MO (KPLR) – A St. Louis family finds their dream home only for the national moving company to shut down and leave them hanging. The family we spoke with says Graebel Van Lines recently sent them a notice that they’re shutting down and if they don’t get their stuff out of the warehouse it’s getting auctioned off. The Reed family is wondering if they’ll be able to recover their belongings including years of memories they hope are locked […]

  • Parents at KIPP Victory Academy still upset over school’s handling of gun on campus

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A St. Louis charter school is at odds with some upset parents. This comes after a six-year-old student brought a loaded handgun to class earlier this week. School administrators at the KIPP Victory Academy met with several parents early Friday afternoon. FOX 2 did not have access to the charter school’s in-person meeting, but we caught up with Michelle Beckett, whose eight-year-old son attends KIPP. Beckett said she was upset that the school did not handle […]

  • Guilty plea in fatal New Year’s Eve drunk driving crash

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  • Questions raised over process to hire new St. Louis Police Chief

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  • St. Louis to host games for 2020 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

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  • The stage is set for Lyda Krewson’s inauguration as Mayor of St. Louis

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  • Belleville toddler’s death sparks sheriff’s investigation

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  • New legislation would allow ridesharing in St. Charles County

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Riding around town just got a little easier and more convenient in Missouri. On Thursday, the Missouri State House gave final approval to legislation expanding ridesharing throughout the state. For St. Charles, a county of 400,000 people, leaders said that this is welcomed news. “Hallelujah, we are going to get into the 21st Century and be like most of the rest of the country,” said St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann. The legislation would […]

  • Wife of slain convenience store owner pleads for justice

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A grief stricken St. Louis widow is desperately seeking answers about who shot and killed her husband back in January. 31-year-old Maulik Patel was shot multiple times while waiting at a stop light on Goodfellow Boulevard near Interstate 70. His wife, Ripal said that her husband was a family man and someone who would bend over backwards for anyone. She said that the fateful night of January 11 forever changed her life. The young father was […]

  • Transgender bathroom battle brews at Washington High School

    WASHINGTON, MO (KPLR) – A bathroom battle is brewing in Franklin County. Some parents said Monday that Washington High School should have done more to inform them about a transgender student’s attempt to launch a petition to use the girl’s bathroom. School officials however told FOX 2 that the school hasn’t approved nor has it allowed the transgender student to use the girl’s bathroom. “The fact that we could have a guy in our bathroom is putting our safety at […]

  • St. Charles veteran goes on 250-mile hike to raise PTSD awareness

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KPLR) – A St. Charles-based Army veteran hiked 250 miles on foot to raise awareness for a serious disorder affecting many of our men and women who’ve served on the front lines. With his four-month-old dog Bella in tow, Matt Penberthy had a mission to accomplish. That mission would take four weeks. With the help of the Jared Burke Foundation, a foundation that takes disabled, disadvantaged individuals and disabled veterans on outdoor experiences, Penberthy set off on […]