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
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    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. […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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

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    Show Me Arts Academy students meet Beyoncé

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The students of Show Me Arts Academy scored a meet-and-greet with Beyoncé during her St. Louis stop on the Formation World Tour. The students came to the Dome at America’s Center armed with the lyrics to their favorite Bey songs. They belted out “Love on Top” on the sidewalk as thousands streamed into Downtown St. Louis. “We are healing other people,” said Jaden Noble. “We are making people strong. And it just touches my heart.” She […]

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    St. Louisans gather for Beyoncé concert

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR – Thousands started Saturday by packing into Downtown St. Louis for the Beyoncé Formation World Tour Concert and the Cardinals game at Busch Stadium. The Dome at America’s Center was the finish line in a slow journey for local Beyoncé fans. Anyone buying last-minute tickets found out early that getting to the concert would be more of a process than a quick trip. They packed their positive attitudes and a plan. “I sat there maybe 20 minutes,” […]

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    Volunteers board up buildings with murals of prominent St. Louisans

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Better Family Life and volunteers boarded homes Saturday with the pictures of influential St. Louisans. They got help from an employee whose family is still reeling from a huge loss. “It feels tragic that it happened.” Anthony Johnson is 18-years-old and still carries the sting of his little brother’s murder. “Now that I got saved and entered God I be like, he’s in a better place.” Antonio was just 11-years-old when he was shot and killed […]

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    Rainy forecast may dampen business at Fair St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Vendors at Fair St. Louis worried a soggy forecast would dampen profits after seeing thin crowds on day one of the July Fourth weekend. Camellia Dennis listed all the reasons why her stands had the best food at the fair. “We have corndogs, lemonade, we have funnel cakes here.” She admitted that this year, the food would not be enough to make everyone brave the traffic to get to Forest Park for the July Fourth weekend. “The […]

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    Fair St. Louis underway in Forest Park

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – With a big party come big-time concerns about security, especially when thousands of neighbors are celebrating the Fourth of July in Forest Park. But as of late Saturday afternoon, thousands had not yet made it to Forest Park. The lines for corn dogs and funnel cakes were virtually empty.  And, it was sitting-room only near the main stage on a rainy Day One. Still, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Chief Sam Dotson said there were plenty of […]

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    Shoppers swarm “World’s Largest Garage Sale” at Fairmount Park

    COLLINSVILLE, IL (KPLR)-Thousands headed to Fairmount Park Race Track Sunday morning for WIL’s “World’s Largest Garage Sale,” presented by Goodwill. John Forter looked over the hundreds of people who were filing into the orange plastic gates before sunrise. “Like some of the parties I used to go to when I was in college,” he saw the staff checking wristband and directing traffic. “Everybody was here about 3:30 waiting to get in.” Hubbard Radio, parent company for WIL 92.3, 101ESPN and 106.5 The […]

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    Undy Run/Walk fights colon cancer this weekend

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – FOX2 /News 11 reporter Roche Madden survived colon cancer at age 55 and emceed Saturday’s Undy 5000 Run / Walk, after a University of Michigan study estimated 1 in 7 diagnosed with the disease were under the age of 50. The team names were risqué: “Papa Jack’s Pooper Scoopers” “Fear the Rear” “Storhlin’ for Joan’s Colon” Those surviving the disease seemed to get younger than in years before. “I was 46,” said Vicki Ganniger. Her cancer […]

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    Man taken into custody in homicide on Alcott Avenue

    Update:  A North St. Louis man has been taken into custody in connection to the shooting death of his mother. ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis Police found a woman shot to death Saturday night behind a home in North St. Louis and arrested a suspect who may also be the victim’s son. St. Louis Police say witnesses called around 6:45 pm for help after a shooting on Alcott Avenue near Theodore Avenue. Medics found a woman shot several times […]