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St. Louis native, Kelley Hoskins is an award winning News Reporter for KTVI FOX 2 News . Hoskins earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Kelley Hoskins is an experienced news journalist with more than 20 years in television news. She is an veteran of both radio and television news coverage and has held positions in St. Louis and Tennessee. Prior to joining KTVI -FOX 2 News, Hoskins worked for KPLR -CW11 News as an Anchor/Reporter for six years, a feature reporter and producer with KDNL ABC 30 in St. Louis for six years , a freelance journalist for STL-TV the government-access station for the City of St. Louis, a writer for WSMV the NBC TV Station in Nashville Tennessee , a desk assistant/ Intern for KMOX Radio -The Voice Of St. Louis and a Radio Talk Show Host for WSFK Radio In Nashville Tennessee.

Her career is marked by many highlights as a producer, reporter and on-air- personality, including her interviews with Former Vice President Al Gore and former Secretary of State, Colin Powell. The St. Louis Chapter of the Association of Black Journalists named her “Best Reporter” for her feature of History Legends. Her reporting on the Tuskegee Airmen at KPLR TV and duties as host for “This Week In St. Louis with KDNL ABC 30 garnered her two Emmy nominations. She also received the Fisk University Alumni Excellence in Journalism Award. Hoskins’ outstanding work has earned her many other awards as a journalist, role model and young professional. A gifted orator/ motivation speaker, Kelley has won first place in oratorical competitions local, state,regional and national sponsored by American Legion Posts, Elks of the World and the National Association for Advancement of Colored People. Hoskins also serves as a motivational speaker for businesses and community organizations.

Kelley Hoskins speaking career began at the early age of 15, when she was the first student from her high school to win a national oratorical championship title. This title allowed her the opportunity to travel across the country as a motivational speaker for her own generation. Now as an accomplished broadcaster, Hoskins continues to speak to businesses, high schools , churches and organizations sharing her insights and inspiring others around the world.

Hoskins is a member of the National Council of Negro Women , Inc., and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc..

Hoskins enjoys volunteering in various, schools, churches and in the St. Louis community.

Her motto is “Not for ourselves, but for others.”

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail: kelley.hoskins@tvstl.com

Recent Articles
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  • Undy run brings thousands to Forest Park to beat colon cancer

    ST LOUIS (KPLR) – March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and Saturday morning, thousands took to the streets in Forest Park in their underwear. They ran in the 9th Annual “Undy 5000” to help fight colon cancer. It’s was a fun twist on a serious topic. It’s all part of the family- friendly “Colon Cancer Alliance’s” Annual Fundraising “Undy Run and Walk”. “This is such a great cause. I have a grandma who pass away to colon cancer, so I’m […]

  • Teenager dead, six others wounded in north St. Louis shooting

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Seven people were shot near the intersection of Palm and Geraldine in north St. Louis Friday evening. One person was killed. Police say that a group of people were hanging out in front of the home when three people came up to the group.  One person then shot at the people outside the home.  There was no argument.  The suspects ran away from the scene and down an alley. A 15-year-old was shot in the head […]

  • Family of slain bystander in MetroLink shooting wants justice

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  • Affton man dead after officer-involved shooting overnight

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  • Highland paramedics describe rescue of infant from Silver Lake

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  • Learning more about Ferguson double murder victims

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  • 2 troopers injured when semi truck overturns, after hitting highway patrol cruisers on I-70

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  • Multi-Agency resource center helps Perryville tornado victims

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  • Rival high schools partner to help Perryville tornado victims

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