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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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    Woman was with slain 15-year-old as she took her last breath

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – As homicide investigators search for a motive and suspects in the shooting death of a 15-year-old sophomore at Northwest Academy of Law, one witness is talking about how she was with the teen as she took her last breath. Toni Stevenson was shot just before 7 p.m. Wednesday in the 6000 block of Thekla Avenue in the Walnut Park West neighborhood. Authorities said she was driving home from a basketball game when she stopped in front […]

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    Massive fire destroys historic church in East St. Louis

    EAST ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A massive fire destroyed a church in East St. Louis Saturday night. FOX 2’s Kelley Hoskins talked with residents who watched the neighborhood church burn to the ground. Firefighters were called back to the scene Sunday as Christ Redeemed Missionary Baptist Church continued to burn. Multiple agencies were called to help battle the massive fire Saturday night  at 25th Street and Ridge Avenue in East St. Louis. The church was engulfed in flames and firefighters […]

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    Illinois roads accident free after drivers follow ice storm warnings

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KPLR) – Representatives from the Illinois Department Of Transportation say that crews are working 12 hour shifts to stay ahead of the ice. IDOT Workers sprayed a brine mix on the roads and bridges across the metro east. Officials say with schools closed on Friday and some business closing early Saturday, crews have been able to stay ahead of the storm. Sunday’s road conditions depent on if drivers will be as patient as they were during the first […]

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    Missing 12-year-old found by police injured in abandoned building

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Police are calling it a miraculous recovery, as a 12-year-old girl who had been missing for days is found an abandoned building The girl’s friend is still traumatized about hearing her classmate was found in a vacant house, but happy that her friend is alive. “I’m really happy, but I know it’s going to affect her school. I don’t know if she is going to come back or if she will sit out the rest of the […]

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    Police locate missing 12-year-old; girl brought to hospital

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis police shocked the family of a missing 12-year-old girl by saying they’d found the child late Friday night. The girl vanished Wednesday morning while walking to a bus stop. Police said they found her around 10:30 p.m. on the second floor of a vacant building in the 5300 block of Terry in north St. Louis. She was taken to a local hospital to be treated for an undisclosed trauma. Lt. Perri Johnson of the St. […]

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    Illinois State Police credit public for staying off the roads thus far

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KPLR) – The Friday evening commute on Illinois interstates and roadways is moving smoothly and with light traffic, on what would typically be a busy Friday. The Illinois Department of Transportation says crews have been out all day Friday applying chemicals to stay ahead of the storm expected this weekend. Illinois State Police say so far they have received fewer calls than they did last month, when the area received freezing rain and ice. People appear to have […]

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    Light traffic contributes to few accidents during start of St. Louis ice storm

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – It was a frequent sight along the Jefferson County Roads on Friday, as yellow MoDOT salt trucks keep the roads ice free. Traveling south on Interstate 55, lanes ran clear of slick spots with just some icy buildup on the shoulders and bridges. Also running clear, Route 141, Highway Z, and US 61/67. Things were more wet than icy, but once you got off those main streets and into parking lots that’s where you founded […]

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    12-year-old vanishes on her way to school bus stop – Police

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Investigators with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are asking for the public’s help in locating a 12-year-old who vanished Wednesday morning while walking to a bus stop. According to Leah Freeman, a police spokeswoman, Shonta Taylor said her daughter, Kameil, left their home in the 5300 block of Labadie at 6:10 a.m. to walk to the bus stop. Shonta said Kameil typically walks to Abner and Terry where she meets a friend to walk to the […]

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    Missouri and Illinois issue travel advisories ahead of ice storm

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – State law enforcement agencies and transportation departments in Missouri and Illinois have issued winter weather travel advisories ahead of the expected ice storm. An approaching frontal system drops through St. Louis on Thursday. Fox 2/KPLR 11 meteorologists are expecting scattered rain showers and plummeting temperatures. With colder, below freezing temps returning Thursday night, the concern quickly becomes significant ice accumulation due to freezing rain. This storm system has a nice amount of moisture to work with, […]

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    ‘It was my leg or my life’ – Man wakes up missing limb after driver hits scooter

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Police are still looking for a hit and run driver who struck a disabled man on his motorized scooter. Fred Bonnet, 67, was seriously injured and lost his leg to that hit and run driver last month. He has a message for the driver who is still on the run. Bonnett was hit in early December on New Halls Ferry Road near Chambers in St. Louis County. He was riding his scooter to a store […]

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    MoDOT, IDOT prepping roads ahead of expected snowfall

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – The question on many minds, will commuters be ready for Thursday mornings expected snowfall.  Road crews have been busy getting ready to prep streets and highways.  But they have to wait for the flakes to fall.  MoDOT has already begun monitoring traffic conditions. The Illinois Department of Transportation is gearing up Wednesday night and will have around   200 trucks in Metro East District ready and available if needed to cover 11-counties. IDOT salt domes […]

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    Arrest made in theft of Metro West fire vehicle

    WILDWOOD, MO (KPLR) – Charges could soon be filed against a man whom investigators said stole a fire department vehicle in west St. Louis County. According to investigators, the suspect fled from the Eureka Police Department after an attempted carjacking. He drove into the parking lot of the Metro West Fire House #3 in Wildwood around 9 p.m., abandoned his own vehicle, and then drove off the fire district’s maintenance truck. The Missouri State Highway Patrol located the stolen truck […]