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
  • Jesse Jackson addresses gun violence at Christ Church Cathedral

    ST. LOUIS – The Rev. Jesse Jackson sat down exclusively with Fox2 Sunday before a Black History Month forum hosted by the St. Louis Public Library and addressed the fatal shootings in South Florida, his native Chicago and across the country. At a rally in Parkland, Florida, a student expressed outrage after last week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. “Because of the systematic failure of our government on every level, people are dying every day.” North St. […]

  • Man found dead in Lafayette Avenue house fire

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A man was found dead after a fire Tuesday morning in south St. Louis. It happened around 10 a.m. on the second floor of a two-story building in the 4300 block of Lafayette Avenue, west of Tower Grove. Police have identified the victim as 56-year-old Lamont Hill, of the 4400 block of Shaw. Officials originally reported the home was vacant. According to St. Louis Fire Captain Garon Mosby, there were bars on the doors so firefighters had to make […]

  • Mardi Gras gets a frigid start with the Snowman Softball tournament

    ST. LOUIS – Mardi Gras got off to a chilly start Saturday morning in South St. Louis, as weekend warriors headed into sub-freezing wind chill temperatures and helped St. Louis Police mentor area kids. Temps were in the teens. “First of all,” pointed out Mardi Gras, Inc. president Mack Bradley. “Soulard Mardi Gras knows no meteorological limits.” Tiffany Smith helped players take over four ball fields in Willmore Park near Hampton Avenue and Gravois Avenue. “Our whole team, we’ve been […]

  • Southwest Chicken Chili from Red Gold Tomatoes

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _A new year brings new reasons to get together with family and friends! Celebrating team victories, warming up after some winter fun, or catching up after the holiday season are all great opportunities to share something special at the table. A Southwest Chicken Chili from Red Gold Tomatoes could be a fun twist on the classic chili recipe. With the southwest spices, cannellini beans and corn, it satisfies without feeling too heavy.  Guess what? This chili is […]

  • Church hopes holiday shoppers will look for gifts at fair trade market Sunday

    MANCHESTER, MO – After spending Small Business Saturday in a West County church, shoppers are expected to return Sunday while looking for gifts that give twice. “Being able to afford the books, the school uniform, transportation to get to school, that’s probably one of the most important things that the market enables people to do.” Diane Harrison is co-chair of the annual Manchester United Methodist Fair Trade Market, a holiday shopping experience which helps give a living wage to artisans […]

  • Loop business owners frustrated over protest and not knowing police plans following demonstrations

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO – Business owners and police remain on edge after a scheduled protest of the Jason Stockley acquittal was suddenly moved. From Bommarito Automotive SkyFOX, you could see a group of clergy, organizers, and allies gather on Kingsland just north of Delmar. The protest was scheduled to go on at 6:30 pm. The group then took the demonstration to the Justice Center, a detention facility in Downtown St. Louis. Mike Hobbs owns The Melting Pot University City. His […]

  • Electrical linemen honored at Gateway Motorsports Park

    MADISON, IL – Gateway Motorsports Park opened the infield Saturday in Madison, Ill. to raise awareness and money for families of fallen electrical workers during the Drivin’ for Lineman 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Race. Truck racer Jordan Anderson met electrical linemen at the event in 2014. He became an instant fan. “These guys are the People’s People. They are out there working in the fields, doing dangerous jobs and putting their lives on the line to make sure we […]

  • Volunteers take nearly 30K pounds of trash out of Mississippi River for recycling

    ST. LOUIS – Families spent Saturday morning in Downtown St. Louis sorting mountains of trash pulled from the Mississippi River, finding what can be recycled and kept out of landfills. Volunteers piled trash on long wooden troughs. Before they could start working, one organizer stopped the pop music blaring from the loudspeakers. She warned the hundreds of men, women and children to avoid opening any containers with liquid inside. “Just because it looks like Mountain Dew doesn’t mean it is […]

  • 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, […]