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St. Louis native, Kelley Hoskins is an award winning News Reporter for KTVI FOX 2 News. Hoskins earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Kelley Hoskins is an experienced news journalist with more than 20 years in television news. She is an veteran of both radio and television news coverage and has held positions in St. Louis and Tennessee. Prior to joining KTVI -FOX 2 News, Hoskins worked for KPLR -CW11 News as an Anchor/Reporter for six years, a feature reporter and producer with KDNL ABC 30 in St. Louis for six years , a freelance journalist for STL-TV the government-access station for the City of St. Louis, a writer/intern for WSMV the NBC TV Station in Nashville Tennessee , a desk assistant/ Intern for KMOX Radio -The Voice of St. Louis and a Radio Talk Show Host for WSFK Radio In Nashville Tennessee.

Hoskins career is marked by many highlights as a producer, reporter and on-air- personality, including her interviews with Former Vice President Al Gore and former Secretary of State, Colin Powell. The St. Louis Chapter of the Association of Black Journalists named her “Best Reporter” for her feature of History Legends. Her reporting on the Tuskegee Airmen at KPLR TV and duties as host for “This Week In St. Louis with KDNL ABC 30 garnered her two Emmy nominations. She also received the Fisk University Alumni Excellence in Journalism Award. Hoskins’ outstanding work has earned her many other awards as a journalist, role model and young professional. A gifted orator/ motivation speaker, Kelley has won first place in oratorical competitions local, state,regional and national sponsored by American Legion Posts, Elks of the World and the National Association for Advancement of Colored People and many more. Hoskins also serves as a motivational speaker for businesses and community organizations.

Kelley Hoskins speaking career began at the early age of 15, when she was the first student from her high school to win a national oratorical championship title. This title allowed her the opportunity to travel across the country as a motivational speaker for her own generation. Now as an accomplished broadcaster, Hoskins continues to speak to businesses, high schools , churches and organizations sharing her insights and inspiring others around the world.

Hoskins is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists (GSLABJ)

Hoskins enjoys volunteering at various schools, churches and in the St. Louis community.

Her motto is “Not for ourselves, but for others.”

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Recent Articles
  • NAACP says owners of Blue Sky Tower Grill owe customers apology

    RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO – The NAACP is speaking out about accusations of racial profiling at a Richmond Heights restaurant. A group of African-Americans visiting the Blue Sky Tower Grill believe they were mistreated. Wednesday the St. Louis County NAACP released a statement regarding the racial incident that took place on Saturday, Feb. 9th at Blue Sky Tower Grill, “Sadly, what took place on February 9th at Blue Sky in Richmond Heights is far too often the reality for African-Americans,” said […]

  • Man hosting birthday party at Blue Sky Tower Grill alleges racial profiling

    RICHMOND HEIGHT, MO – A local restaurant is at the center of controversy after allegations of racial profiling.  A group of African-American professionals claim they were embarrassed when police officers arrived after the group was accused of not wanting to pay their bill. The incident allegedly happened Saturday, February 9th at the Blue Sky Tower Grill on South Brentwood Boulevard.  We are told a group of 30 African-Americans were there to celebrate a friend’s birthday.  They claimed they were kicked […]

  • Tow truck drivers in high demand after Sunday’s freezing rain

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Sunday’s icy road conditions meant tow truck drivers were in high-demand Monday. Tow truck companies responded to plenty of crashes, slide-offs, and car breakdowns. The AAA Fleet Center in Hazelwood responded to 40 percent more calls Sunday. Be it freezing rain, sleet, or snow, when you work for a tow truck company, the world doesn’t stop. “Over the weekend we had a variety of temperatures. Saturday not so bad. But Sunday we woke up and […]

  • MoDOT urges drivers to stay off slick roads Sunday

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. – Crews at MoDOT’s Transportation Management Center are monitoring road conditions. They say extra crews were called in and began hitting the streets late Sunday night to make sure the roads were ready for the icy weather.  Still, some streets are slick after the rain started to freeze. The Missouri Department of Transportation made sure enough staff is on hand and pretreating, roads, bridges and overpasses last night and will work closely with the Missouri Highway Patrol […]

  • Cold weather doesn’t stop community leaders and residents from honoring Dr. Martin Luther King

    ST. LOUIS – Community leaders and residents gathered Saturday morning despite the cold weather in Fountain Park in front of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Statue to honor the legacy of the late civil rights leader. The groups’ message was peace and unity keeping King’s dream alive. This year’s theme ‘Living the Dream by Dismantling Injustices in the Community Education and Literacy’. Centennial Christian Church and members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. held a peace walk and panel discussion.  FOX 2’s Kelley Hoskins […]

  • Residents frustrated after gushing hydrant left flowing for three days

    ST. LOUIS, MO – A St. Louis fire hydrant leaking since the weekend was still gushing water Tuesday afternoon, flooding parts of north St. Louis. A vehicle struck the fire hydrant at Goodfellow and Minerva on Sunday. FOX 2’s Kim Hudson reported the problem to water officials on Sunday. “I told them about the fire hydrant. It was falling over and water gushing out like a river running down the street. I told them what happened and they asked me to repeat […]

  • Trial begins Monday for man accused of killing St. Louis County officer

    CLAYTON, Mo. – The trial of a man accused of killing St. Louis County Police officer, Blake Snyder gets underway Monday. Trenton Forster is charged with first-degree murder in the 2016 death of officer Snyder. The list of witnesses is quite lengthy. Prosecutors have submitted a list of more than 300 potential witnesses in the case. Most of them are law enforcement officers. Testimony is expected to begin on Monday in Clayton at 9 a.m. Investigators say the then 16-year-old […]

  • Construction to cause road closure in Clayton this weekend

    CLAYTON, Mo. – Drivers should prepare for construction in Clayton this weekend. The St. Louis County Transportation Department said Hanley Road will be closed between Forsyth and Carondelet. They said crews will be building a pedestrian bridge in the area. Staff with the transportation department said the bridge will connect the current Centene building with the new one. Staff has encouraged drivers to take it slow through the area because crews will be on site working and using heavy equipment. […]

  • Winter Watch: Area firefighters ready for cold weather emergencies

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Due to the extreme cold, health officials are warning people to stay indoors. Two huge concerns: hypothermia and frostbite. First responders in the Metro West Fire Protection District say some folks may think they can tough out the dangerously cold temperatures but they cannot and should not. Matt Coppin, a firefighter and paramedic with Metro West, says it’s important not to expose one’s skin in the cold. “It’s not a matter of being uncomfortable but […]

  • Missing O’Fallon teen has been found safe, reunite with family

    UPDATE:  Princess Randle has been found safe and has been reunited with her family. O’FALLON, Ill. – The O’Fallon Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 16-year-old girl. Authorities fear for her safety because she was last spotted with an older man 40 miles away from home. According to police, 16-year-old Princess Randle was last seen at Circle K in Nashville, Illinois over the weekend. Eva Randle, the child’s mother, said she does not recognize […]

  • I-55 closed for several hours Sunday morning due to ice

    ARNOLD, MO – Sunday morning around 8 a.m., both northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 55 at Meramec Bottom Road were closed due to icy road conditions.  The ice caused several multiple accidents as many drivers say the icy roads caught them off guard. Police said many drivers spun out of control and slid off the interstate. MoDot asked us to shut it down so they could de-ice the area,” said Battalion Chief William Flurry, Rock Community Fire. Authorities say […]

  • Human trafficking awareness workshop held Webster University

    WEBSTER GROVES, MO – On Saturday Webster University’s Legal Studies Department at the College of Arts & Sciences, and the St. Louis Chapter of The Links, Incorporated participated in a  workshop led by area legal and law enforcement experts. The workshop was held in honor of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month in order to shed a light this important national issue, particularly in our region. Experts talked about the signs of human trafficking, what is going on in the St. Louis region, […]

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