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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

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    Owners of country club destroyed in fire hope to rebuild

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – A massive, three-alarm fire destroyed the main banquet hall at the Bogey Hills Country Club as four fire departments responded to the scene overnight. The main building of the iconic country club is considered a total loss, firefighters said. Once fire crews got inside to try and get the fire out, the flames became too intense and firefighters had to get out of the building. “Extremely large, wooden structure without any fire suppression,” said […]

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    Many Cherokee Street businesses close to support ‘Day Without Immigrants’

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Dozens of business across St. Louis closed Thursday to take part in a nationwide strike. The focus is to draw attention to the impact not having immigrants can have on the United States. Dozens restaurants 2800 block of Cherokee Street closed Thursday to support, “The Day Without Immigrants.” The area is known as the home to one of the area’s largest Hispanic communities. Organizers called on immigrants across the United States to skip class, skip […]

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    Home built in 1890s moved from future NGA site

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Crews started the long process of moving a century-old home from the area where the new National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) West Headquarters will be built. The home is located at 2530 North Market Street, near Jefferson Avenue. The goal is to move the home onto the street, then the big move to its new location: seven-tenths of a mile away to the 2200 block of St. Louis Avenue. That move will take place on Sunday, February […]

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    Finding love is harder than ever

    (KPLR) – Are you looking for love on this Valentine’s Day, well experts say once you find it does that mean you should head down the aisle right away.  As Fox2’s Kelley Hoskins explains. Studies show perfectly happy couples are now more than ever avoiding tying the knot. If you feel a little left in the dust when it comes to marriage you are not alone. Pastor Raymond Horry wrote about finding and loving your mate in a book called, […]

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    Shootings leave at least 11 wounded in St. Louis city

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Gun violence in the City of St. Louis kept police busy for the second night in a row. Ten separate shootings left at least 11 people wounded in a 48-hour span. Community leaders are making a plea to stop the violence.  “St. Louis we are trending towards and now we are in crisis“ said James Clark with Better Family Life. “It is just a forecast of what is to come. We need to begin to mobilize […]

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    Investigation continues after weekend shooting in Aldi’s parking lot

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – St. Louis County Police continue to search for the suspects responsible for killing one man and wounding another in a weekend shooting in a grocery store parking lot.

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    St. Louis Police respond to numerous homicides over past 24 hours

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    Steel workers back on the job at Granite City Works

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    Investigation into vandalism at Alton National Cemetery

    ALTON, IL (KPLR) – Police are investigating vandalism at one of the oldest gravesites in Alton. According to the Alton police chief, the groundskeeper at the Alton National Cemetery discovered the damage and immediately called police. Investigators said the suspects also left trash on the cemetery’s large entrance steps. Alton police said they believe the vandalism occurred sometime between last Thursday and yesterday morning. Investigators said whoever did it snapped the Looking for Lincoln sign in half. At least one […]

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    Kurt Warner’s pastor says Hall of Fame election gives fans hope

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – The hall of fame finally calls Kurt Warner. Warner was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday night and was introduced at the NFL Honors Show in Houston. Warner led his teams to three Super Bowls splitting his two appearances with the Rams Warner was a member of St. Louis Family Church in Chesterfield during his time with the Rams. Those who know him at the church say he had an outstanding career. […]

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    Search for missing local woman gains national assistance

    BERKELEY, MO (KPLR) – It’s been four months since a Berkeley woman went missing.  But the family of Monica Sykes continues to hold out hope.  The Sykes family has been searching for Monica since her disappearance. FOX 2’s Kelley Hoskins joins us live from Berkeley Police Department where the family will get some national help in their search efforts.

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    Church opens its doors to congregation that lost sanctuary to fire

    WASHINGTON PARK, IL (KPLR) – A Metro East church opened its doors to a neighboring congregation just three days after The Miracle Tabernacle Church in Washington Park was damaged by fire. Fox 2’s Kelley Hoskins explains the pastor of the church say it`s a chance for them to help those in need. Angela Buchanan says her husband who is the pastor of Miracle Tabernacle in Washington Park Illinois is devastated after their church sustained heavy interior damage. The fire broke […]