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Ayesha Khan joined FOX 2 in January 2017 as a general assignment reporter. Prior to joining FOX 2 and KPLR 11, she worked as a reporter at ABC 30 in St. Louis.

Ayesha has also worked as a multi-media journalist and weekend morning anchor/reporter at WBOC-TV in Salisbury, Maryland and spent three years as a reporter and fill-in anchor in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Ayesha graduated from the American University in Washington D.C. with a degree in Psychology. She began her career as an on-air producer for a radio talk show on 630 WMAL in Bethesda, Maryland while volunteering as a reporter for CTV-News in LArgo, Maryland..

The Midwest is a huge change for the East Coast native but she is thrilled to call it her new home. Ayesha is a self-proclaimed foodie and couldn’t be more excited to explore St. Louis’s food scene. Ayesha is also an avid runner while keeping busy with teaching indoor cycling classes.

Ayesha is always looking for compelling story ideas. If you have one, don’t hesitate to send her an email at:

Recent Articles
  • Airport officials surprised by WOW air’s sudden departure announcement

    ST. LOUIS – WOW air is taking off from St. Louis – for good. The budget airline made the announcement late Monday afternoon. According to St. Louis-Lambert International Airport officials, the decision was unexpected. “We had talked to them and they said, ‘No, we will be loading the schedule here in the near future for the spring and summer,’ said airport director Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge. “So we were caught a little bit by surprise and I think they are just growing […]

  • Man biking across country to raise suicide awareness, stops in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – Biking across the country for a serious cause. One man determined to raise awareness about mental health struggles and suicide made a stop in St. Louis on Sunday. 36-year-old Denny Ying left San Francisco on August 25 and wants to get to Times Square by November 5. And on his stop in St. Louis his message was that no matter how bad it gets, you’re not alone. Ying in speaking with Fox 2 was candid about the time […]

  • Spectrum volunteers partner with rebuilding together to give back to community

    FERGUSON, MO – Rebuilding together to transform lives of those who need it most. Charter Spectrum along with Rebuilding Together is making repairs to some local area homes for people who are unable to maintain them on their own. That included Don and Ida McNab who have lived in their Ferguson home on North Elizabeth Avenue for 28 years. And after all those years of wear and tear, they both needed a little help with repairs. “We didn’t realize how […]

  • Pregnant Amazon package delivery driver hangs on to passenger door to stop carjacker

    ST. LOUIS – A pregnant delivery driver subcontracted by Amazon tries to stop a carjacker from stealing her truck in the Central West End on Tuesday. Dejai Thomas said that at the time of the midday carjacking she had only one thing on her mind. “I gotta finish my job, I got a job to do,” said the mom-to-be. Thomas described how she was getting ready to deliver the packages on North Newstead Avenue until she noticed that someone was […]

  • Man slips out of cuffs before taking off in Arnold police cruiser

    ARNOLD, MO – A Jefferson County man slips out of handcuffs and gets behind the wheel of a police cruiser. Arnold police said it all started Monday morning after someone reported seeing the 23-year-old man allegedly stealing tools from a car parked on Dudler Road. Police handcuffed the man and put him in the back of one of their police cruisers. It wasn’t long before police said the man managed to slip out of the cuffs and drove off with […]

  • Tick bite leaves St. Louis County woman allergic to red meat

    BALLWIN, Mo. – Sally Drake of Ballwin said she loves the outdoors just as much as she loves eating red meat. But it wasn’t long before she figured out that her two loves all of a sudden weren’t mixing well. “I ate red meat, specifically ground beef, and had a reaction,” Drake said as we interviewed her at Castlewood State Park, which she says she frequents. Drake said her palms and the bottoms of her feet itched like crazy. “So […]

  • Site of old Crestwood Mall could see new life in 2019

    CRESTWOOD, MO – Breathing new life into the site of the old Crestwood Mall. Wednesday, the group Walpert Properties released details about its proposed plans on a mixed-use development. Kent Evans, a partner at Walpert Properties said that Crestwood City Center would be one of the biggest projects in all of St. Louis County. The 47-acre site would be home to restaurants, boutique clothing stores, medical offices and entertainment such as a movie theater. For many residents, the proposed plan […]

  • Southwest Airlines looks to spend big bucks on expanding baggage claim at Lambert Airport

    ST. LOUIS – Southwest Airlines is looking to spend big bucks on Terminal 2’s baggage claim area at St. Louis Lambert Airport so that grabbing your bags could become a little easier and faster in the future. The proposed project comes with a price tag of about $23 million. According to official airport documents, Southwest would take on about $16.3 million of the estimated cost, with the airport covering the rest. “In prior experiences, it’s been about 20-30 minutes before […]

  • Passengers report pilots wearing masks after strong smell in cockpit forces emergency landing

    ST. LOUIS, MO – A flight coming from Detroit to St. Louis was diverted to Indianapolis Monday afternoon around 4:30 pm CT. The pilot of the Airbus 319 reported a strong odor in the cockpit. Delta flight 2848 was carrying 116 passengers and landed safely in Indianapolis. Delta issued this statement after an inquiry by FOX 2: “Maintenance personnel are evaluating the aircraft. While safety is always our top priority, Delta apologizes to customers for this travel delay.” The flight then […]

  • Hazmat team investigates suspicious debris at south St. Louis County Home Depot

    MEHLVILLE, MO — Monday around 2 pm an employee the Home Depot in south St. Louis County noticed a suspicious package in a shopping cart parked in the shopping cart vestibule. The store called the fire department before employees evacuated the store. When fire crews arrived on the scene, they found a white cloud of smoke and a very strong odor coming from the package. The St. Louis County Hazardous Materials Team and the Bomb and Arson team was dispatched […]

  • Police investigate two separate early morning accidents, one person dead

    ST. LOUIS – A deadly accident near The Hill shut down the entire intersection of South Vandeventer and Kingshighway early Sunday morning. Police said one person died while three other people in critical condition were taken to the hospital. The victim of the accident was later identified by his family as 15-year-old Nicholas Joseph Blackey. Ethan Brower is the manager at Waterway Express Carwash which sits at the intersection of where the deadly accident happened. Brower said that a part of the […]

  • City responds to report of break-ins at city-owned garage

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis City is responding to a series of car break-ins in a city-owned garage on 7th and Pine streets. Fox 2/KPLR 11 first reported on this story late Wednesday night. Police said that thieves hit a little more than a dozen cars earlier this week. Jared Boyd, chief of staff for the city’s treasurer’s office, said that car break-ins are occurring in some other city-owned garages, as well as inside of some privately-owned garages. The city […]