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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
  • Missing Florissant woman’s car discovered in Mississippi river; body found inside

    LINCOLN COUNTY, MO — The Missouri Highway Water Patrol and investigators are on the scene of a body found in a submerged vehicle in the Mississippi River.  The Florissant Police Department says they were notified Friday afternoon by the Missouri Highway Patrol that a vehicle registered to Barbara Higgins was located along with female remains inside. The body was found north of Highway 79 and Highway M in the B. K. Leach Memorial Conservation Area on a gravel road in a […]

  • St. Patrick’s Day parades and activities in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – The Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in St. Louis will take place on Saturday, March 17, 2018, St. Patrick’s Day, starting at 1:00 p.m. The parade starts at 20th and Market Streets and proceeds east on Market to Broadway and then south on Broadway where it will disband at Clark Street. Market Street will be closed at 7:30 a.m. from Compton to Broadway. The parade, also known as St. Louis’ “Rite of Spring,” will feature over 130 units, […]

  • St. Louis mayor, public safety director meet with clergy to discuss reducing crime

    ST. LOUIS – Mayor Lyda Krewson and other local civic leaders met with the St. Louis Metropolitan Clergy Coalition on Thursday to discuss plans for a crime-fighting initiative and how best to get that coalition involved in the efforts in 2018. After two 5-minute presentations, keynote speakers Krewson and St. Louis Public Safety Director Jimmie Edwards and answered questions from concerned residents. The discussion focused on strategies combat crime and violence, as well as plans for Northside housing and community […]

  • ‘We Stand with Stoneman’ – Local students stage school walkouts for gun reform

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – Standing up for safety. Students in the St. Louis area and across the country walked out of school Wednesday to demand stricter gun laws. Hazelwood West High School students walked out with the message, “We Stand with Stoneman.” Students from high schools to colleges across the country held programs and demonstrations outside of schools, including at Hazelwood Central High School. More than 2,000 students joined the movement and walked out onto their football field, reading the names of the victims and held an hour-long […]

  • St. Louis Fire Department installs hundreds of smoke alarms across city

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The St. Louis Fire Department will conduct a smoke detector blitz on Saturday, and Firefighters along with the American Red Cross will be going door-to-door throughout the city of St. Louis installing hundreds of smoke alarms. The St. Louis Fire Department Smoke Alarm Program was established in August of 1984. Since its inception, the program has been funded almost entirely by donations. In addition to private donations, this program is currently being funded through a grant […]

  • Sydney’s Soldiers escort brave 8-year-old on her final ride

    ELLISVILLE, MO – On Saturday it was a final ride for a young girl who spent much of her life fighting cancer. The 8-year-old received full police honors for her funeral. Sydney passed away on February 28th. She was made the first Honorary Police Chief for Saint Charles County, shortly after being diagnosed when she was 5-years-old. The honor guard stood at the cemetery and Sydney’s last call will go out on the radio bands. She was escorted by more than 600 […]

  • Ex of woman from Greitens’ affair to testify

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The ex-husband of Missouri Governor Eric Greitens’ former mistress is telling all. Hours before his testimony to a Missouri House committee on Friday, the ex-husband’s attorney addressed the media. The House committee is made up of five Republicans and two Democrats. The committee has 40 days to complete its investigation. Gov. Greitens was arrested February 22 on charges of felony invasion of privacy for allegedly taking a picture of a nude or partially nude woman without her consent. […]

  • STL Circuit Attorney asks for independent team to investigate officer-involved shootings

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis City Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner asked the Public Safety Committee to authorize her office to use an independent team to lead all police shooting investigations. With 205 murders in the City of St. Louis last year, Alderman President Lewis Reed created a public safety plan help reduce crime.  Meanwhile, Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner says she wants to promote confidence in the criminal justice system. “I think it’s important that we have this bill in place. It brings the police […]

  • A mother reunites her family after years of drug addiction

    ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis mother is reunited with her two daughters after putting them up for adoption at birth more than 20 years ago. The reunion comes after her recovery, as she fought drug addiction. Now, her prayers have been answered. Writing a letter to God asking him would this day ever come again and if it’s in his will, let it be,” said Lashaun Jenkins. More than 26 years later 53-year-old Lashaun Jenkins prayers were answered. “At that time, I had an addiction. I […]

  • The Midwest’s ‘Biggest Garage Sale’ is SOLD OUT in Eureka, Mo

    EUREKA, MO – Update: The Midwest’s Biggest Swap Meet is sold out, and they will not be letting anyone else in. Traffic is backed up for several miles on Interstate 44 due to the event, so be cautious if you are traveling in that area. The Eureka Chamber of Commerce will host  their 11th Annual Garage Sale and Swap meet on the parking lot outside of Six Flags. The parking lot will be full  of treasures, and you will be […]

  • Three-year-old shot in vehicle on I-70

    ST. LOUIS – A three-year-old girl was shot Saturday afternoon on Interstate 70 just north of downtown St. Louis. According to police, the shooting occurred on westbound I-70 near Union Boulevard around 4:30 p.m. The child was struck in the leg while riding in a black Dodge Magnum. The driver got the car to a nearby BP gas station and contacted authorities. The child was transported to the hospital for treatment. For more than hour after responding to the scene, police collected evidence from inside and outside the vehicle. […]

  • $500M rail project coming to Jerseyville, Illinois

    JERSEYVILLE, Ill. – A major railroad facility is coming to Jerseyville, Illinois. The move is expected to have a significant effect on the region’s transportation and logistics infrastructure, as well as the entire Midwest economy. Friday’s announcement by Kansas City Southern Railroad will bring approximate 1,000 jobs to the area immediately, with another thousand jobs to follow in the next several years. The $500 million economic investment and development will be privately funded by Atlanta, Ga.-based Stonemont Financial Group, in […]