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
  • Retro resurgence as vinyl gains favor with local music lovers

    Music streaming services like Pandora, Spotify, and iTunes get millions of listeners every single day. But a growing number of music fans are ditching their digital devices for good old vinyl. Kim Hudson has new details on this retro resurgence.

  • Man injured in head-on collison on I-55

    EDWARDSVILLE, IL (KPLR) – A crash in Edwardsville left one man injured Saturday night. Around 10:30 pm police responded to a collision between a car and a semi tractor-trailer on northbound Interstate-55 just south of Route 143.  Officers on the scene say emergency medics took one man from the car to the hospital in unknown condition. There were no other injuries in the accident. Illinois State Police are investigating the accident.

  • MoDOT checking roads for slick spots on cold night, while firefighters remind the public to check smoke alarm batteries

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – To get to area St. Patrick’s Day parties and a nighttime Blues game, partiers had to drive through wet streets after an early-morning snow. St. Patrick’s Day came early to Tigin Irish Pub in Downtown St. Louis. Workers showed up at 5 am Saturday to prep for a party that started with breakfast and would go to last call. General Manager Libby Baer was not worried about co-workers or party people heading home late at night […]

  • While area roads are clear of snow, slick spots may exists on elevated surfaces

    (KPLR) – A snowy morning gave way to hockey fans and St. Patrick’s weekend party seekers hitting the roads for a busy weekend in Downtown St. Louis. Drivers came from all over the area Saturday night to watch the St. Louis Blues take on the New York Islanders at Scottrade Center. The streets were clear and dry by then. But, that was not the case anywhere in the St. Louis Metro Saturday morning. While the snow accumulated on grassy surfaces, […]

  • Fire crews battle church fire in East St. Louis

    EAST ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – East St. Louis Fire Chief James Blackmon said a church caught fire around 7 pm Saturday night at 25th Street and Ridge Ave. By 10:30 p.m., firefighters from Fairmount City and Washington Park in Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri joined the fight. Blackmon said the biggest challenge in fighting the fire was the sheer size of the structure. He believed the church had been closed for a while and the building was operating as a […]

  • Family holds vigil for man killed in officer involved shooting

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Family held a vigil Saturday for a man killed by police earlier this week, say they do not believe the officer’s account of what led to the fatal shooting. There was prayer, tears, a balloon release, and rage. Keith Adams, the father of 21-year-old Davion Henderson, said he understands that the job of a police officer is hard and dangerous. But about Monday’s deadly officer-involved shooting, Adams said police went too far. “You are here to […]

  • “The Book Of Moron” at the Playhouse at Westport Plaza

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- Robert Dubac’s newest Off-Broadway solo hit, The Book Of Moron, has been described as one of the most “Hilarious” “Intelligent” and “Scorching” satirical attacks on idiocracy since Mark Twain. The show is on stage at the Playhouse at Westport Plaza for a limited engagement December 27 through January 1.  Tickets may be purchased through MetroTix, including online at metrotix.com and by phone at 314-534-1111.  All seats are $50.

  • Johnny Cash tribute dinner being held to benefit the St. Louis County Police Welfare Association

    SUNSET HILLS, MO (KPLR)- Tickets are on sale now for a Johnny Cash tribute dinner and concert to benefit the St. Louis County Police Welfare Association. Join Bill Forness and One More Round bring the ultimate Johnny Cash Folsom Prison Experience January 13, 2017, at the Liuna Event Center in Sunset Hills. Take a step back in time as the band performs the complete Folsom Prison album, including America’s favorite duets by June Carter and Johnny Cash. Each ticket buyer […]

  • Go inside a burning room to see how smoke alarms save lives

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – I spent Thursday afternoon in a burning room in North St. Louis to see how smoke alarms can help a family survive a fire. I put on full firefighter gear, including a 35-pound oxygen tank, a sealed mask, helmet and thick jacket and pants. “We are going to do a little smoke demonstration,” said St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson to a group of news reporters and photographers at the department headquarters and training center. […]

  • Law enforcement, Kappa Alpha Psi, and African-American youths talk about disconnect with police

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Miguel Reynolds is a senior at Cardinal Ritter Preparatory Academy and president of The Kappa League, an organization for school-aged boys led by the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. He had a tough question for police. ‘Why do you think there is so much terror and so much excessive force used when it comes to detaining African-Americans?’ ‘There is no secret,’ said St. Louis County Police Officer Shanette Hall. ‘There is somewhat of a disconnect between […]

  • Runners are “making strides” to fight breast cancer

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk stepped off in Forest Park Saturday with several younger women among the survivors. The American Cancer Society is seeing more women with breast cancer before those women turn 40. ‘There`s always a shock,’ remembered 14-year survivor Dana Vedder. ‘Like, `Why me`. Or, `Are you sure this really happened. Let`s go retest just to make sure. `’ Vedder`s mother passed away from the disease. ‘Because of her, I had […]

  • Supporters and detractors fill free speech zone at debate

    CLAYTON, MO (KPLR) – Expectations are running high for Sunday night’s debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.  Supporters and detractors will be gathering for the debate in the Free Speech Zone set-up near Washington University. Our Kim Hudson will be at the Free Speech Zone to hear citizens have to say about the debate and candidates. [ooyala code=”45bW9oNjE64FTdc_TYvo4M0pM9wIroj9″ player_id=”c660b791c3704ff69d4162d7adb7c4a1″ width=”640″ height=”360″ auto=”fals