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
  • East St. Louis family holds candlelight vigil to mark two months since loved one disappeared

    EAST ST. LOUIS – A grieving East St. Louis family continues its desperate plea for the safe return of their loved one. The family said that Willie Fair III disappeared two months ago and they still don’t have any answers. Wednesday night, his family marked the two months of his disappearance with a candlelight vigil. His sisters, grandmother, cousins, and friends are holding out hope that he’s found safe and unharmed. They said that while police are investigating, they still […]

  • Growing concerns about electric scooter riders creating safety hazards

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis City’s newest dockless electric scooters seem to be raising safety concerns with some residents. Residents told Fox 2 that people are riding the low-speed electric devices in and out of traffic or on the sidewalk while almost running into people walking. “I think there’s going to be a lot of accidents,” said Lou Vlasaty, “and there’s going to be a lot of lawsuits over this. I see a lot of young people that I’m not […]

  • PGA Championship brings economic boost to region

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – The PGA Championship isn’t the only major event drawing in some of the biggest crowds this week. Many area restaurants, hotels, and transportation services are cashing in on their business. Whether visitors were coming from or going to the championship, Basil Rudawsky of St. Louis County and Yellow Cab said he appreciated their business. “People are just rolling in and rolling out,” he said. Rudawsky said even though there is business competition, he didn’t mind it. […]

  • Man accused of stabbing Alton cab driver in custody

    ALTON, Ill. – Police have a 54-year-old man in custody for allegedly stabbing an Alton cab driver late Wednesday night. According to Emily Hejna, a spokeswoman for the Alton Police Department, the incident took place around 10:30 p.m. on Atwood Street. Hejna said 54-year-old Arthur Smallwood stabbed a driver for Alton’s Best Cabs over 12 times in the victim’s back, shoulder, and neck. “He needs to pay for what he did to our driver,” said Scott Rardin, who owns the cab […]

  • Courier service prevents grandparents from losing thousands of dollars in phone scam

    SUNSET HILLS, MO – A common phone scam nearly costs a Sunset Hills couple thousands of dollars. But a quick-thinking local courier service stopped the crime from happening. Nick Kirkou, owner of Ontime Express Courier and Delivery said he had a feeling, that the Monday morning call his dispatcher took from a guy about a package delivery didn’t sound right. “When we looked up the address it comes up in the Bronx at an apartment building and it was supposed […]

  • Farmington couple charged with locking children into small, windowless boxes

    ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO – An investigation is ongoing as authorities say a man and woman both 38-years-old are not related to kids found in a Farmington home where children were confined in small windowless boxes. The boxes authorities say are probably no more than five by seven in size. All of them confined to a small room. Neighbors in the Farmington Meadows community say they had no idea about the unthinkable crime that was happening inside of the home. […]

  • Husband and Wife charged with ‘child endangerment’ after 13-month-old son ingests fentanyl

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles County toddler was rushed to the hospital after authorities with the St. Charles County Drug Task Force said he overdosed on fentanyl. His parents, Joseph and Johanna Caravelli are being charged with child endangerment. According to the county prosecutor’s office, on Saturday the couple along with the13-month-old boy drove a friend to St. Louis who wanted to buy fentanyl for another friend. In exchange, the couple was promised six capsules of fentanyl and $5 […]

  • Last minute preps ahead of 100th PGA Championship at Bellerive

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. – The last-minute rush is underway as crews on Friday worked to make sure everything is ready for the 100th PGA Championship next week. Thousands of golf lovers are expected in town. Bobbi Paul of Denver is one of more than 4,000 volunteers to participate in one of the biggest sporting events ever held in St. Louis. “I did the LPGA in 2011 and then the PGA at Whistling Straits Golf Course four years ago and […]

  • Several Missouri counties suing pharmaceutical companies for opioid epidemic

    ARNOLD, Mo. – The fight against the long-standing opioid crisis in Missouri continues. Jefferson County is one of 11 counties in the state that is suing several pharmaceutical companies for the widespread epidemic. “They marketed that the drug was effective for chronic pain, that it was safe, that it was not addictive, and that there were no withdrawal symptoms with the drug,” said attorney Jack Garvey, of Carey, Danis & Lowe. “All of these things they marketed we now know […]

  • Social media helps return deceased woman’s ashes originally sold at thrift store

    PARK HILLS, Mo. – For 22-year-old Jasmin Ellis, losing her mother Tammy Banaszek to cancer five years ago was hard enough; losing her ashes was something she was never prepared for. “That was the most terrifying thing, seeing her in that pain,” Ellis said. “She doesn’t deserve to be sold for $2.” Unfortunately, her late mother was sold at a Goodwill store located in Farmington. “That’s when I saw the globe and it played ‘Amazing Grace’ and I thought that […]

  • Couple credits firemen and new paramedic-level service for saving life

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – It was a matter of life or death. On Tuesday night, firemen and paramedics with Central County Fire and Rescue were being honored for their heroic efforts to save a stricken man. “I think we are looking at life a little differently,” said Jack and Phyllis Hymes, who have been married for 56 years. Back in April, Mr. Hymes, a healthy 79-year-old grandfather, suffered a heart attack for the first time. “He had a piece […]

  • Residents sound off about illegal fireworks, constant trash problems

    ST. LOUIS – Illegal fireworks and constant overflowing trash problems were the two hot-button topics that got some St. Louis City residents to sound off Monday night. Several aldermen, along with St. Louis City Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson, hosted a town hall meeting at Sheetmetal Workers to discuss those safety and quality of life issues. The meeting was originally called after a string of fires were blamed on Fourth of July fireworks. Investigators said there were 83 fires that night, […]