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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/intern 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.

Hoskins 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 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc..

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

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

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Recent Articles
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    DE SOTO, Mo. – A 16-year-old was killed and a recent De Soto High School grad was arrested following a collision overnight. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident took place at 11:55 p.m. on S. 2nd Street at Amvets Drive. A 2003 Oldsmobile Alero was traveling north on S. 2nd Street when the driver failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with a 1995 Chevrolet 1500. The Alero spun out and struck a 2003 Jeep Grand […]

  • Thousands of runners ‘Make Tracks Through the Zoo’

    ST. LOUIS, MO – On Sunday, the Saint Louis Zoo hosted the 33rd annual Make Tracks through the Zoo presented by St. Louis Children’s Hospital. This year, for the first time ever, participants had a chance to run through the world-class Saint Louis Zoo! The event was sold out, with a record number of 4,700 registered participants. Prior to the start of the race, a nurse from the St. Louis Children’s Hospital sang the National Anthem and the hospital’s Young Athlete Center which lead the group with stretched […]

  • Local Royal Wedding viewing parties

    SHILOH, Ill. – Saturday’s highly anticipated Royal Wedding stunned millions as Meghan & Prince Harry exchanged vows. Brides-to-be across the globe are sure to begin emulating bridal trends from today’s ceremony for their own special day. Where were you when you watched the historic event? Some local royal fans threw Royal Wedding viewing parties. Camille Howard was one of those local fans who planned an elegant and classy viewing party for her family and friends to celebrate Meghan and Harry tying the knot. Howard […]

  • Community steps up to help elderly woman with tree removal

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  • 63-year-old man pulled from burning vehicle

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  • Seven shot in Friday violence across St. Louis

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  • East St. Louis track members decry decision to end season over recent brawl

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  • East St. Louis students walk out of class after track season cancelled

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