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.


Recent Articles
  • Former substitute teacher accused of bullying after Pledge of Allegiance fights to clear name

    CHESTERFIELD, MO – In a Fox 2/News 11 follow up, a former Parkway School District substitute teacher accused of bullying a student who declined to recite the Pledge of Allegiance, was back in front of the school board Wednesday night at Central Middle School. Jim Furkin, 66 told Fox 2/News 11 that he just wants to clear his name. Furkin spoke before the board stating his case but claims he had a lot more to say than the allotted time, […]

  • St. Louis County takes first vote on approving $35 million in budget cuts

    CLAYTON, MO – Public services including the St. Louis County Police Department could be impacted by yet another round of major budget cuts for the county. Tuesday at its council meeting, members voted on the first round of bills that are part of the proposed $35 million in budget cuts. It was the second straight year that the council has scrutinized County Executive, Steve Stenger’s spending plan. A year ago, the council slashed Stenger’s proposed budget by $31 million. Among […]

  • Trash pick-up complaints prompts Meridian Waste to promise improved changes in service

    FLORISSANT, MO – Some people living in Florissant said they are sick and tired of not getting their trash picked up on time. Monday night at a city council meeting, they wanted answers from Meridian Waste, as to why. “They (Meridian Waste) go down one street and pick up trash but then skip the next street,” said Christine McCullough who lives in the Crest Aire subdivision, “why don’t you (Meridian Waste) just do the whole subdivision? That’s what I don’t […]

  • Moolah Shriners hold annual Christmas party while remembering creator, Michael Cordell

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – Moolah Shriners were busy putting on last minute touches for their annual Christmas party inside of the ballroom at the Moolah Shrine Center on Fee Fee Road, Sunday. Close to 1,100 people including hospital patients and their families were expected to attend the party, now in its sixth year. “We are very serious about this party because we are able to get all of these kids together to give them a day that hopefully, they […]

  • Berkeley shooting leads to police pursuit, search for driver with gun continues

    BERKELEY, MO – A shooting in the 6300 block of Evergreen Boulevard in Berkeley led to a police chase Saturday morning with the suspect getting away from police. Officers with the Berkeley Police Department said the suspect driving a dark-colored Nissan Altima is armed and dangerous. Police had a portion of the road blocked as they looked into a car seen halfway sitting on a curb with the passenger side tire bent. The car was later towed way as police […]

  • Gun found on MetroLink rider connected to summer smash and grab in Chesterfield

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – St. Louis County police intercepted a MetroLink rider after they said he failed to pay his fare on Wednesday. Police recovered a gun that was reported stolen during a Chesterfield heist back on June 6. According to our news partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, four area men, including Preston Bell, 24-year-old Maurice C. Davis, 24-year-old Wayne M. Collins, and 20-year-old Gerimy A. Plummer were indicted in that smash grab incident in US District Court […]

  • Incarnate Word Academy grad stars in UConn victory over SLU

    ST. LOUIS – A Jefferson City native playing for the country’s number one college women’s basketball team was back in her hometown taking on the Billikens Tuesday night. The dream-making moment comes after Napheesa Collier`s high school, Incarnate Word Academy retired her number 24 jersey Monday night. “It was really cool,” she said after Tuesday night’s win, “it was a little bit embarrassing-just because I hate giving speeches and I didn’t know I had to give a speech in front […]

  • Police say bodies found in car, likely Olivette couple reported missing

    RIVERVIEW, MO – St. Louis County Police continued their investigation into two bodies found inside of a car in the 300 block of Bluff Drive Monday afternoon. County police said they took over the investigation after the Riverview Police Department responded to a call for service regarding a suspicious vehicle down on a ravine. Police are calling the deaths a double homicide but information on how the man and woman died was not immediately released. They also said that it’s […]

  • St. Louis resident working in Anchorage describes aftermath of earthquake

    ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – People in Alaska continue to deal with the aftermath of the Friday morning earthquake that left a path of destruction in Anchorage. Danny Gladden of the Tower Grove East neighborhood shared with Fox 2 images of what the earthquake left behind.  The images include, collapsed bridges, roads, and items that have fallen off of shelves in various grocery stores. “The exit that I take collapsed,” Galdden said. Gladden is also the Chief Clinical Officer for Akeela Inc., […]

  • Church lawn displays hundreds of crosses honoring victims of St. Louis area homicides

    HANLEY HILLS, MO – Hundreds of crosses marking each St. Louis area murder were placed in the front lawn of the Mount Beulah Missionary Baptism Church in Hanley Hills on Saturday. Through the sound of prayer and worship, the church memorialized the lives of each victim killed by violence in St. Louis. Organizers said that the 236 crosses placed on Page Avenue represent the total number of homicides within the city and the county this year. They said it’s symbolic […]

  • St. Charles County mother killed in car accident was working extra shifts for kids’ Christmas gifts

    (Ed. note: In a FOX 2 follow up to this story, the children’s father, Michael Hackenthal, said the children were currently under his care and supervision.) ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – A St. Charles County mother working extra shifts to give her two children the best Christmas possible, was killed in a car accident over the weekend. The deadly crash happened around 6:30 p.m. Saturday on eastbound MO-364, east of Jungs Station Road. The family of 31-year-old, Sara Shepard said she […]

  • St. Louis University graduate part of engineering team managing InSight Lander

    ST.LOUIS – It’s a story that is out of this world with NASA doing it again. Mars InSight Lander made its historic touchdown safely. St. Louis was well-represented in the ranks of engineers overseeing and managing the project. Among the cheers that erupted Monday at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California was St. Louis University graduate and project engineer Fernando Abilleira breathing a sigh of relief. “We were able to witness the results of all the hard work and […]