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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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    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – The 2017 Jingle Bell Run brought a merry helping of festive holiday cheer to the St. Louis area on Sunday at the Hollywood Casino. The Jingle Bell Run is the nation’s most Jolly Holiday-themed 5k run. Participants wore their favorite holiday costumes or ugly Christmas sweaters and tied bells to their shoes creating a chorus of jingles as they ran or walked through the course. Starting and ending in the beautifully decorated Hollywood Casino parking lot, […]

  • Volunteers and civil leaders give out thousands of Thanksgivings dinners to those in need

    ST. LOUIS – The Demetrious Johnson Foundation along with hundreds of volunteers and community leaders delivered thousands of turkeys and all the trimmings to the door steps of hundreds of families in St. Louis Saturday morning. Thanksgiving arrived earlier for many families in need.  “Because it’s an opportunity to change lives for people. We look at our lives and think that its hard on us and think that we are going through difficult times, but there are people who are really struggling,” said Johnson. While […]

  • Variety Children’s Charity of St. Louis bike give away

    CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – Variety the Children’s Charity of St. Louis will give away more than 150 bikes to St. Louis area kids on Saturday for their 2017 Bikes for Kids event. Close to 100 Variety volunteers arrived at Parkway Central High School Saturday morning ready to build these bikes. The bikes will be given away to kids from different agencies living with disabilities. In addition, a team from Creative Mobility in Chicago will do the fittings for the Variety kids who will […]

  • Warehouse fire debris tested, community raises funds to replace destroyed toys

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Officials from the Environmental Protection Agency are in St. Louis to collect samples of debris from Wednesday’s massive warehouse fire. They want to determine what, if any, toxic materials were released into the air in the giant plume of smoke. The five-alarm fire broke out Wednesday morning at a warehouse at 39th and Park in south St. Louis. What started as a  small fire quickly  grew out of control  and within hours  the warehouse  was  engulfed […]

  • Needy kids lose thousands of donated Christmas toys to massive warehouse fire

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The sun sets for the second day in a row on fire crews still working a massive warehouse fire in south St. Louis.  The fire is contained but hot spots remain. The first reports of the fire at the 239,000 square foot facility began coming in Wednesday morning. What started as a small fire in the basement grew quickly out of control. Fanning the flames are materials like thousands of books and citronella candles stored in the […]

  • Racial slur written on bathroom mirror at Parkway Central

    CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – Officials at Parkway Central High School are working to determine who wrote a racial slur and the phrase ‘White Lives Matter’ on a mirror inside a campus bathroom. It was not immediately known if the illicit graffiti was drawn in a boys or girls restroom. Principal Timothy McCarthy sent out the following email to parents and students: PCH Community, Regretfully, I am sending this email to share with you information regarding an incident that transpired at Central […]

  • “Mass Mob” fills pews at south St. Louis parish founded in 1863

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS –  Sunday morning, another “Mass Mob”  filled  St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in south St Louis, which was founded in 1863. Mass Mobs have been hosted at parishes across the Archdiocese of St. Louis with the purpose of bringing people together for worship and to raise awareness and appreciation for some of the city’s most historic churches. The gatherings have drawn about 400-500 people on average. “It’s really excited to see how many people turn out and see […]

  • Ice rink coming to Kiener Plaza for the holiday season

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  • Veterans Day events take place in Downtown St. Louis

    DOWNTOWN ST. LOUIS – Many people braved the cold weather Saturday morning at the St. Louis Veterans Day Parade and 5-K. Hundreds filled  the parade route to say thank you to local veterans, who bravely served this country “It’s extremely important because they’ve given their lives for our country,” said Kelly Peach. The big celebration kicked off near Soldiers  Memorial with the  5K  run/ walk to honor veterans as well as benefit St. Patrick Center, many of whose clients are veterans.  The morning featured a kids […]

  • Rep. Clay organizes Dream Act summit at Saint Louis University

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  • Mother of slain school teacher – “It will never be any kind of closure”

    ST. LOUIS – A former St Louis principal faces the death penalty in the murder of his pregnant girlfriend. Cornelius Green is accused of hiring a hitman to kill Jocelyn Peters, who was a teacher at Mann Elementary School. In court filings Thursday, prosecutors called the murder “outrageously or wantonly vile, horrible or inhuman.” Copies of the decision were filed Thursday with the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court and sent to Green’s defense attorney Scott Rosenblum. Jocelyn Peters, 30, was seven-months […]

  • Community activist says African-Americans must own crisis of violence, after child finds body

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