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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..

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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    ST. LOUIS – On Monday, August 20, construction will start on the extension of the platform at the Central West End MetroLink Station. The project is expected to take about six months to complete, but the platform will remain open. Only temporary closures may be necessary at times during construction. If temporary closures are required, advance notice will be provided for Metro riders. Starting Monday, the walkway that connects the MetroLink platform at the Central West End Transit Center to […]

  • St. Charles County opens new park along the Mississippi River

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – St. Charles County’s newest recreation area opened Saturday, just in time for the popular Blessing of the Fleet along the Mississippi River. Riverside Landing, the former privately- owned pay dock located between Kampsville Drive and Huster Road in St. Charles, is now County Parks property and access to the river is free to the public. The 7.73-acre park was purchased in March 2018 by the St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department and will be developed into […]

  • Vehicle mishap leaves Grafton Ferry stranded on river

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – The Grafton Ferry was temporarily stranded along the Mississippi River Friday afternoon following a mishap with a vehicle. According to the US Coast Guard, the ferry was taking on cars on the St. Charles County side of the river. A privately-owned excavation company was also trying to remove a track hoe from a trailer that was on the ferry, but something went wrong. “The bottom of the trailer struck the ramp to the ferry barge,” said […]

  • Three people wounded in Visitation Park shooting

    ST. LOUIS – Three people were wounded in a triple shooting in a north city neighborhood, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said Friday. According to Officer Michelle Woodling, a police spokeswoman, the shooting occurred around 2:50 p.m. in the 5400 block of Cabanne Avenue, located in the Visitation Park neighborhood. A dozen people were in the park when the suspect got into an argument with the victims and the argument escalated. The suspect pulled out a gun and opened […]

  • Granite City dance team takes inappropriate photos in shoot with police vehicle

    GRANITE CITY, Ill. – A promotional photoshoot involving the Granite City Police Department and the Granite City High School Dance Team has stirred up controversy on social media. Granite City School Superintendent Jim Greenwald said the photo shoot was supposed to be in done in a positive light, but it turned into much more provocative. “It was a promotional shoot that should have been where kids could have a lot of fun along with their coaches, along with the police, […]

  • Family mourns the loss of Castlewood State Park drowning victims

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – Family members of a Florissant woman are heartbroken as their loved one tried to save a 12 -year -old girl from drowning. The incident occurred Saturday afternoon on the Meramec River in Castlewood State Park. Family members say her heroic efforts ultimately turned into a tragedy. Family members of 34-year-old Rose Shaw are devastated. They say Shaw drowned while trying to save 12- year-old Deniya Johnson, “She had passed away trying to save her best friend’s, friend. It was a normal day. She took her daughter and a couple of her daughter’s friends out to the river. […]

  • Better Family Life host amnesty program to clear misdemeanor warrants for individuals

    ST. LOUIS – Saturday Better Family Life offered St. Louisans with misdemeanor warrants an opportunity to move past these issues through the Amnesty Project. The Amnesty Project was established to help citizens clear their records of outstanding traffic-related warrants. This year, the project allowed individuals to resolve outstanding warrants with more than 65 city and county municipalities. The event was held at St. Louis Community College at Forest Park from 7 am to 7 pm. The Amnesty Project provides participants the chance to resolve […]

  • Bodies of missing swimmers pulled from Meramec River at Castlewood State Park

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  • PGA Championship brings economic boost to region

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  • St. Louis police say ‘cruising’ still a problem in some neighborhoods

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  • Counterfeit bills used to buy pizza at Union, Mo. Domino’s

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  • Woman accused of child abuse in Farmington ordered prison uniforms for children

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