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Kim Hudson came to the FOX 2 team, from News 11, in 2006 as a freelance engineer. She honed her skills with a talented behind-the-scenes team at both stations as a master control, dubbing, live-truck and graphics engineer. She also worked as freelance journalist for STL-TV, the government-access station for the City of St. Louis. In July 2010, Kim stepped in front of the camera for the FOX2/News 11 family.

She is truly a hometown girl, being a product of the St. Louis Public Schools and a graduate of the University of Missouri - St. Louis and its Pierre Laclede Honors College.

Kim has over ten years experience in St. Louis television and print, working as an engineer at KMOV Channel 4 (CBS) and as a contributing writer for the St. Louis Argus, St. Louis American and St. Louis Magazine.

Kim is passionate about all things St. Louis and supports the FOX2/News 11 family as a mulitmedia journalist.


Recent Articles
  • GOLF

    Lower temps mean higher revenues for local golf courses this summer

    WATERLOO, IL (KPLR) – Temperatures dropped during an usually cool mid-July. But, business spiked at Annbriar Golf Course. “Reservations are definitely up,” said Annbriar Head Professional Kevin Schaeffer. “The food and beverage side of things are also up. Reservations for tee times are up.” Schaeffer added that golfers stereotypically beat the heat by playing very early in the morning or late in the afternoon. “During that heat of the day, you usually see a lull,” he said things are much […]

  • New rec center coming to University of Missouri – St. Louis

    NORTH ST.  LOUIS COUNTY (KPLR) – Construction continued Tuesday on a student recreation facility at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Kim Hudson visited her alma mater to find out how much the new center would cost and why students agreed to pay the multi-million dollar bill. “Bigger exercise facility, more courts to play on, basketball, tennis,” Barry Hykes sat outside the Millennium Student Center and watched the steel skeleton of the new building take shape. The UMSL student […]

  • ST CHARLES HISTORIC DISTRICT

    Historic St. Charles is looking to the future with this week’s StreetsFest

    (KPLR) – The site of the old Noah’s Ark restaurant on 5th Street is now known as The Streets of St. Charles. People are living, working and dining on the one-million square-foot development that is about to add an AMC Theatre. Thursday afternoon, families looking for a happy hour together can meet at StreetsFest on 5th Street from 4 – 8 p.m. For more information, visit: thestreetsofstcharles.com/sales-and-events.  

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    Wild Bird Rehabilitation helps downed songbirds in Overland

    OVERLAND, Mo. (KPLR) – Summer storms can be deadly for birds, but especially for small songbirds. But, the Wild Bird Rehabilitation center can help the injured animals. And, people who find downed songbirds in the city do not have to drive very far to get that help. The center is in a renovated home in Overland, just a few minutes outside of St. Louis.  Some of the people at Wild Bird Rehab heal the birds with their hands, while others work […]

  • Father of child killed by drunk boater at signing of new safety law

    CHICAGO (KPLR) – Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation along Chicago’s lakefront Saturday, aimed at improving safety on water-ways. The law comes after 10-year-old Tony Borcia, of Libertyville, Ill. was killed on the Chain o’ Lakes in 2012. Tony fell off an inner tube being towed by his father, Jim Borcia, before another boat ran over the boy. That driver pleaded guilty to operating his boat under the influence of alcohol and cocaine. He was sentenced to 10 years in […]

  • ATT EXTERIOR

    Need a job? AT&T has over a hundred open spots

    (KPLR) – Telecommunications company AT&T is hiring. The company announced a search to fill 130 positions in the St. Louis metro area for retail stores and the expansion of its U-verse services. Company officials are looking for at least 70 technicians for installation and customer service positions for digital TV, high-speed internet and voice services. Managers are also looking for approximately 60 retail consultants for area stores. Visit http://connect.att.jobs/st-louis-jobs for more information.

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    Help name this homemade Transformer on Facebook

    WAUSHARA COUNTY, Wis. (KPLR) – Fans of the new Transformers movie do not need to go to the theater anymore. They can find a huge robot at George Edgren’s home. He built one of his own in his yard in Waushara County, Wisconsin about 100 miles north of Madison. The metal sculpture is 23-feet tall, and kind of hard to miss. Neighbors have come over to snap pictures and ask questions. One example: What’s its name? Edgren was too busy […]

  • ART

    Art highlights commerce in Downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A local group of artists believe some well-placed paint will promote commerce in Downtown St. Louis.  That mural is just north of 14th Street and Washington Avenue on St. Charles Street. The piece shows a fusion on art, technology and business and the history of the progress in St. Louis.    Organizers successfully raised the money for the mural through Kickstarter and Sloup, a monthly dinner and fundraiser for various St. Louis efforts.    The […]

  • Art highlights commerce in Downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A local group of artists believe some well-placed paint will promote commerce in Downtown St. Louis.  That mural is just north of 14th Street and Washington Avenue on St. Charles Street. The piece shows a fusion on art, technology and business and the history of the progress in St. Louis.    Organizers successfully raised the money for the mural through Kickstarter.    The mural is scheduled to be done by the Fourth of July 2014. […]

  • Plane crashes near Creve Coeur Airport; Pilot survived

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KPLR) – A pilot has survived after his plane crashed roughly 20 feet from the roadway near Creve Coeur Airport around 5a.m. Thursday morning.  The crash happened south of the Page Avenue Extension.  Emergency equipment is still blocking the eastbound lanes of Route 364.  Firefighters responded to a call of a plane down and on fire.  The pilot was found outside of the aircraft when crews arrived.  He was taken to an area hospital. A command post […]

  • TRAFFIC

    MoDOT: Steer It and Clear It for minor car crashes

    (KPLR) – The Missouri of Department of Transportation wants drivers involved in minor fender benders to “Steer It and Clear It”. For generations, driving instructors have been teaching young drivers to stay put at the scene of a crash. Those drivers have obeyed that directive, no matter how minor the crash or injuries. But, MoDOT Traffic Operations Supervisor Brian Umfleet said moving these crashes off the roadway is Missouri law. He also said keeping fender benders on the roadway is […]

  • Skatepark coming to St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Bryan Bedwell watched young boys skateboarding on waves of concrete. “It’s amazing. It makes we wanna cry anytime I come out here.” He also watched volunteers working to finish the Peter Matthews Memorial Skate Garden in South St. Louis. “He was a skateboarder, and he died in a car accident,” said Bedwell. “His friends and family came together and supported us a bunch and had a couple of fundraisers; raised a bunch of money for the […]