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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
  • Flooding along Meramec River wreaking havoc for commuters, residents and businesses in West County

    EUREKA, MO (KPLR) – Know Before You Go, MoDOT says there is a very good chance that Route 141 at I- 44 in Valley Park will be underwater by the Monday morning rush hour. Residents in both Valley Park and Eureka are bracing for the worst. Volunteers in Eureka are preparing for potential flooding and are scrambling packing thousands of sandbags. “After the 2015-2016 floods, people are a lot more aware of what the river can do and what water […]

  • Dead 6-year-old’s family prays driver in fatal hit and run accident surrenders

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The family of a 6-year-old girl killed by a hit and run driver racing through a north St. Louis neighborhood is making an emotional plea for the driver to surrender to police. Janell Rice’s grandmother said she’s heartbroken. She reads her Bible and relies on her faith in getting through this family tragedy. Latrivia Rice said her granddaughter was set to receive her cap and gown Friday from Hickory Elementary in the City of St. Louis […]

  • Caught on video: Fight at Cahokia school prompts security crackdown

    CAHOKIA, IL (KPLR) – The Cahokia School District is taking extra security precautions today after a threat was made on social media. It follows a fight Wednesday at the school. All students had to go through a security checkpoint to make sure they had no weapons. Someone claimed they would bring a gun to school in retaliation. Officials say the threat was not deemed credible and classes continued as usual. But, as a precaution, the school district has taken extra […]

  • Major Case Squad investigates triple murder in Pine Lawn

    PINE LAWN, MO (KPLR) – The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis has been activated for a triple homicide Wednesday morning in Pine Lawn. he shooting happened shortly after 10 a.m. in the 4500 block of Rosewood, near Jennings Station Road. Police arrived to find three male victims suffering from gunshot wounds. They were pronounced dead on the scene. The shooting victims have been identified as Andrew Green, 29, of the 4600 block of Pope, Marquise Cooper, 23, of the 600 block […]

  • St. Charles County Excutive sees statewide ride sharing as a boost for the local economy

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – St. Charles County  Executive Steve Elhmann   says he’s excited that ride sharing  businesses, such as Uber and Lyft are about to become legal throughout   the state  of Missouri and can now operate in St. Charles. The governor is set to sign the bill into law Monday morning.  The Missouri wide regulations for Uber and Lyft will cross Governor Greitens’ desk on Monday after a long battle.  Recent attempts failed in large part to opposition from […]

  • Distracted driving simulator will show you the dangers of unfocused driving

    DES PERES, MO (KPLR) – FOX 2 encourages drivers to take a personal pledge to STOP DISTRACTED DRIVING. Many people think they can text and drive, call and drive, eat and drive safely. But a spin in our Distracted Driving Simulator will show you that the opposite is true. On Saturday, April 22, test your distracted driving response times in a free Distracted Driving Simulator from 11am – 2pm at  West County Center in Macy’s Court. This is especially a good […]

  • Student brings loaded gun to KIPP Victory Academy

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating after a 6-year-old student brought a loaded handgun to KIPP Victory Academy. The gun was located in a classroom., inside the student’s desk. Various parents we talked with at the school said the incident raises serious concerns. “If something like that is going on, It’s a threat not just to the classroom, but to everybody.  He could have been in the bathroom, the hallway or anything,” […]

  • Teen gunned down during University City drive-by shooting

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KPLR) – One teen is dead and two others are injured after a drive-by shooting Wednesday morning. Police are looking for the suspects. Captain Frederick Lemons says police received a 911 call at around 10:30 a.m. about shots fired in the 8300 block of Braddock. Police found a 17-year-old boy lying on the sidewalk, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. They found two other teens in the area with minor injuries. Victims and witnesses tell police that two people […]

  • Pulling back the curtain on hidden heroes: Emergency dispatchers

    BALLWIN, MO (KPLR) – The St. Louis County Police Department participated Wednesday in the annual National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. The week is observed around the United States during the week of April 9th through April 15th, 2017. The week honors the many telecommunications professionals who aid in providing 911 emergency assistance to citizens everywhere. Countless people across the nation depend on the skill, expertise, and commitment of public safety telecommunications professionals every single day. The term 911 is often […]

  • St. Louisans react to church bombing in Egypt, at the start of Holy Week

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Two Christian churches have been attacked in the midst of Palm Sunday services in Egypt. Dozens are dead and dozens more are hurt. We have local reactions regarding the attacks. We are told the worshipers in Egypt were singing when the bomb went off. The church’s video feed went out, but you can still hear explosives in the background, as well as screams from those inside. People appeared confused, and dead bodies could be seen on […]

  • St. Louis Lambert International Airport holds disaster drill

    BRIDGETON, MO (KPLR)- If you saw flames on the runway at St. Louis Lambert International Airport Saturday, there was no need to worry. The fire was part of full-scale disaster drill so emergency crews could practice their response to a possible plane crash. The airport shut down one runway for the simulation. The emergency plan exercise is required to be held at least every three years by the Federal Aviation Administration. The fire was set in a mock up 50 foot […]

  • Mother Nature provides much-needed assist in tearing down condemned home

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A vacant north St. Louis home that’s been an eyesore for months is coming down. The demolition didn’t involve a wrecking ball, just an assist from Mother Nature. Residents started to complain about the home last year. But earlier this week, the homeowner who lives next door said a lighting strike turned out to be a good thing. When the home came crashing down, she cried tears of joy. The vacant and abandoned property is located […]