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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 and many more. 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
  • House fires increasing from improper use of space heaters during cold weather

    ST. LOUIS – Saint Louis Firefighters say that a drop in the temperature is often followed by a spike in house fires, likely due to the misuse of space heaters. The most recent of these examples happened just Saturday when a fire broke out at a home in the 4900 block of Farlin. Firefighters say it appears that a space heater was placed too close to a couch in the home and this sparked the blaze. An adult and two […]

  • St. Louis Cardinals Winter Warm-Up at the Hyatt Regency

    DOWNTOWN ST. LOUIS – It’s Winter Warm-Up weekend and Cardinals fans from all across the region are flocking to Downtown St. Louis to get their mid-January baseball fix. There is plenty for fans to do at the Winter Warm-Up, but the big draw for most is the chance to meet and get autographs from their favorite players. Current team members, former players and Hall-of-Famers will all be on hand to meet fans. Some players will sign autographs for free, but for […]

  • Police investigate infant abuse case in Charlack

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY – The North County Police Cooperative is investigating a child abuse case. The two-month-old victim is said to be in critical condition. Investigators said the infant’s father is responsible for the abuse, which happened between Christmas and New Year’s Day in their apartment in the 2700 block of San Rafael in Charlack. Police described the father of the child, 26-year-old Wayne Mason, as a stay-at-home dad. Mason is facing abuse and neglect charges. Police said his daughter […]

  • Knife-wielding patient fatally shot at Center for Advanced Medicine

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Police are investigating after a knife-wielding suicidal patient was shot and killed by two security guards at the Center for Advanced Medicine, on the Barnes-Jewish Hospital campus. The incident occurred on the 14th floor of the facility located at 4921 Parkview Place, in the Central West End. The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Andrew Merryman. According to police, staff members requested hospital security officers to respond and assist with Merryman. Upon seeing the two security officers, […]

  • North City church reaches out to those in the cold

    ST. LOUIS – During a week of frigid temperatures some community leaders are making sure people have a safe and warm place to stay. One North St Louis Church will serve as a vital lifeline providing shelter to anyone seeking relief from the cold weather. St. Peters AME Church in the 4700 block of Margaretta announced the opening of its doors this week to feed and house their homeless neighbors during the cold weather, “It started as a phone call and the pastor gave me a call and said alderman I want to open up the doors […]

  • Local church provides shelter for homeless during bitter cold

    NORTH ST. LOUIS – The past two weeks have been bitterly cold with dangerous wind chills and communities are looking for ways to provide a way to stay warm. St. Peter’s AME Church in North St. Louis is opening its doors to anyone seeking shelter. Local leaders and volunteers are also stepping up to help. People have been dropping off blankets, pillows and bed sheets and those who are staying there say they`re grateful to find a warm place to […]

  • Utility expects metro east boil order to last until Friday

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. – A boil water order remains in effect for a big portion of our area in Illinois. The extreme cold has been blamed for repeated water main breaks. Some schools cancelled classes Thursday because of the water problems. Officials at the Illinois American Water headquarters said their teams have been very busy with repairing water main breaks, collecting water samples and completing necessary testing. The utility will notify customers when the boil order is lifted. There were signs posted […]

  • New Year’s Eve safety event reminds everyone to have a designated driver

    ST. LOUIS –  Mothers Against Drunk Driving and Waterway Gas and Wash team up for another year to prevent impaired driving The Missouri State office of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and Waterway Gas and Wash teamed up for the annual ‘Tie One On For Safety’ Event to remind everyone in and around the St. Louis community to have a safe and sober driver while ringing in the New Year.  Red ribbon window clings were distributed to all Waterway customers as a […]

  • Homicide victims remembered in New Year’s Eve candlelight vigil

    ST. LOUIS – On a night usually set aside for celebrating, some are in pain. A vigil is being held Sunday, New Year’s Eve, to remember all of the murder victims in St. Louis from this past year. This year, there were 204 homicides in the City of St. Louis. This tops the total for each year since 1995. Families Advocating Safe Streets will hold its 26h Annual New Year’s Eve Candlelight Service at Williams Temple Church of God in Christ. […]

  • Extreme cold is forcing cancellation of New Year’s Eve events

    ST. LOUIS – With wind chills expected between 15 and 30 degrees below zero this holiday weekend. Several New Year`s celebrations in the St. Louis area have been canceled. Heading out to celebrate could even be downright dangerous. Steinberg Ice Rink in Forest Park where people who love to skate will brave the cold this holiday weekend However, if you were wanting to do some ice skating in downtown St. Louis this weekend Winterfest has been canceled. Winterfest at the Arch has […]

  • Keeping firefighters warm while battling blazes in the winter

    ST. LOUIS – Officials with the St. Louis Fire Department have been busy handling calls for broken and frozen water pipes in homes and businesses. They said when temperatures go down, the number of calls go up. Battling a house fire in any season for firefighters is never easy, but winter offers up several challenges. First responders always make sure their life-saving equipment works in the cold. “The elements that we face are pretty unique. The equipment is not designed […]

  • Many weekend winter festivities around St. Louis canceled due dangerous cold

    ST. LOUIS – With dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills 5 to 20 degrees below zero expected this holiday weekend, several New Year’s celebrations in the St. Louis area have been canceled. Winterfest at the Arch is canceled for the weekend meaning the last skating session at the rink for the season was last night. The closure includes a hockey tournament and a family friendly New Year’s Eve celebration. A spokesman for the Gateway Arch Park Foundation says the safety […]