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: Ayesha.Khan@tvstl.com.
ST. LOUIS – It was supposed to be one of the biggest concerts in St. Louis until it wasn’t. LouFest organizers are filing a lawsuit that could give new clues about what caused the cancellation last year. Fox 2 back in August reported, there were few explanations from the event organizer, Listen Live Entertainment and one of those pointed to “severe financial hurdles.” But now, Attorney Matthew Jacober with Lathrop Gage LLP said that a lawsuit filed Friday against Logic […]
NORMANDY, MO – A family from Normandy is grieving for the man they said, gave so much to the community. The family of Frank Gieson who died Friday of a heart attack said he made the holidays special for those who needed help but now, they need help with his funeral expenses. “He gave everything,” said Mr. Gieson’s widow, Joan Gieson, “he never said no to anyone.” Mrs. Gieson and her son Michael Gieson described the husband and father as […]
ST. LOUIS – More than 80 courts featuring the best volleyball teams around the Midwest are competing in one of the biggest volleyball tournaments in the country in St. Louis. The event kicked off on Friday at the Dome at the America’s Center where more than 600 volleyball teams took part in the 7th Annual President’s Day Volleyball Tournament. For parents Dan and Caitlyn Knoebel of Mascoutah, Ill. watching their daughter wearing the number 9, was a roller coaster of […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – It was a busy Saturday morning for fire crews in North County dealing with a vacant house fire on Manola Avenue. But the that fire wasn’t the only emergency they were handling. “Another pumper was way the heck up the street and decided it didn’t like it up there,” explained Danny Newberry, Battalion Chief with the Northeast Fire District, “and it wanted to come down here so it came and gave that one a kiss […]
MAPLEWOOD, MO – Two different families both in fear of their loved ones being deported. It comes at the heels of a wife and mother of three who was suddenly detained and could be sent back to Honduras. Ilsa Guzman-Fajardo was arrested at the Robert A. Young Federal Building on Tuesday. Her attorney said Guzman-Fajardo is facing deportation after being in the U.S. illegally for years. The family of Alex Garcia faces the same fate. “Being separated from Alex is […]
OVERLAND, MO – A family in Overland is worried sick after their loved one is suddenly taken into custody facing possible deportation to Honduras. They said that 48-year-old Ilsa Guzman-Farjardo, a wife and mother of three has been in the country illegally for years without any problems until Tuesday. “She’s my wife and I love her and she’s a good person,” said Steven Miller, who spoke with Fox 2 over the phone. Miller and Guzman-Farjardo were married in 2017. He […]
ST. LOUIS – It wasn`t a packed room Monday night but people, whether they live in St. Louis County or the City wanted to know, what does the possibility of a merger really mean? The town hall meeting held at Harris-Stowe University encouraged people to speak their minds about the plan proposed by Better Together. That included Leslie Byrd-Tate of St. Louis City, who had some idea of where she stands on the topic. “Due to the fact of resources […]
ST. LOUIS –With the wintery mix hitting the St. Louis region Sunday morning, social media was experiencing its own storm with various weather updates, conditions and people dealing with the changing patterns. That included the St. Louis County Department of Transportation. The department tweeted a message saying, their trucks were deployed before midnight. The department also noting that crews treated neighborhood streets before salting the major streets. Metro Transit also tweeting letting people know that if they were planning to […]
ST. LOUIS – Recognizing diversity through local entrepreneurship. That was the theme at the first ever Gateway 2 Flourishing Summit in downtown St. Louis Saturday. The all-day summit focused on connecting local minorities and immigrants with resources to become future entrepreneurs. Crossover Media founder Ricardo Garza is the brainchild behind it all. “It’s people who don’t even speak the language to feel welcomed,” Garza explained, “so it’s bigger than just the color of the skin, so language barrier or where there’s […]
ST. LOUIS – A proposal meant to regulate Airbnb operations within St. Louis City, is getting push back. It comes after some neighbors complained about noise, parking problems and what they say, are strangers living next door. Greg Clawson OF St. Louis Hills said that he moved to the area for some peace and quiet. But added that some people who stay in nearby Airbnb properties have not been the best of neighbors. “We’ve had parking issues which I guess […]
CLAYTON, MO – Major backlash Tuesday for the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Office. It comes after 44-year-old Brothel George of Jennings who is accused of shooting at county police officers back in February 2014, pleaded guilty to reduced charges. In a fury of social media posts, the St. Louis County Police Association let Wesley Bell’s office know that they are mad about the deal. “There are often times that we don’t always agree with our prosecutors,” said association president, Joe […]
ST. LOUIS – Friends and family of Demetrius Stewart gathered Monday night at Hyde Park honoring the 45-year-old with a candlelight vigil. The husband, father of two and associate pastor was an innocent bystander when he was shot and killed while sitting in a car outside of Tropicana Lanes in Richmond Heights, Friday night. Police said that a fight inside of the bowling alley between 24-year-old Dante Lorenzo McGary and another person spilled out into the parking lot. That’s when […]