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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
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    ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis man was shot and killed Saturday afternoon and a small child was behind the gun. St. Louis Police were called to the 5400 block of Arlington Avenue in North St. Louis around 2:45pm. A child had been playing with a gun when it went off. The discharged bullet struck a man in his mid-20’s in the neck. Police say the man died at the scene. His name has not been released.  Homicide detectives are handling the […]

  • Hack-A-Thon addresses vacant property concerns in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO – OpenSTL, a volunteer organization of civic-minded technologists, hosted its annual Build4STL CivicTech Hackathon on Saturday to find creative and useful solutions to city problems. This year’s flagship hackathon focused on vacant properties. Coding teams were joined by Mayor Lyda Krewson and officials from the St. Louis Mayor’s Office, the Land Reclamation Authority, the Department of Buildings, and the Information Technology Services Agency, who shared data and guidance. St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson stated, “As technology plays an increasingly vital […]

  • St. Jude walk to end childhood cancer in Downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer held in downtown St. Louis Saturday morning raised more than $228,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. That money will ensure kids can receive care and their families will never receive a bill. FOX 2 and News 11 are proud sponsors of this event and our own Lisa Hart served as the emcee. St. Jude supporters banded together for this event in 63 cities across the U.S. in recognition of Childhood Cancer […]

  • KKK flyer circulating around Alton a hoax, police say

    ALTON, Ill. – The Alton Police Department is investigating an incident in which a post circulating on social media says the Ku Klux Klan will hold a rally at a popular fast food place in the area. After talking with police, they say it’s all a disgusting hoax. Police say the racist literature is a hoax being passed around of Facebook and want residents to know they’re safe. Police want to send a strong warning for whoever is doing it to stop. The […]

  • St. Louis city moves forward with deal to provide body cameras for police officers

    ST. LOUIS – An initiative to provide a year of free body cameras to St. Louis city police officers passed Wednesday after a heated exchange between lawmakers. It’s a plan that has come with plenty of controversy. A vote from the full board of Alderman was not needed for the program. As three elected officials that make up the Board of Estimate and Apportionment would decide the fate of the proposed program..  The President of the Board of Alderman Lewis […]

  • St. Louis board approves free body cams for city police

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  • Pictures: University City residents clean up after protests

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO – Police say approximately 450 protesters took to the streets of Delmar at Kingsland for a peaceful protest of the Jason Stockley verdict. The University City Police Department say the Saturday night protest started out peaceful with police providing traffic control along Delmar Blvd. This peaceful protest continued east on Delmar to Skinker Blvd. and then traveled south on Skinker to Forest Park Expressway. At this location, the St. Louis City Police Department assisted the group with traffic control to travel east on […]

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  • Confirmed mumps case on UMSL campus

    ST. LOUIS – The University of Missouri St. Louis is getting the word out to students about a confirmed mumps diagnosis. The school confirmed one case and two other potential cases on campus. School officials sent a letter to students, faculty, and staff stating a possibility they may have been exposed to a person with mumps since the beginning of the semester. “We had a student complaining about some inflammation in her jaw and after the physical examination and meeting with the nurse, we […]

  • Neighbors ask why a gunman would shoot an innocent 6-year-old

    ST. LOUIS — Police need your help tracking down the gunmen who opened fire on a car with two young boys inside. A 6-year-old and his father were hit by the gunfire. Investigators say that the 6-year-old boy is clinging to life.  He was shot in the head right outside of his home. Neighbors are wondering why someone would shoot an innocent child. “We heard all this shooting and I said, ‘Oh , Lord somebody got killed.’ So we ran to […]

  • Red Cross in urgent need of donations, volunteers for Hurricane Irma aftermath

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  • Metro East churches collect hurricane relief supplies

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