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

Kelley Hoskins is currently the Weekend Anchor / Reporter for KTVI FOX 2 St. Louis
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
  • Neighborhood concerned over uptick in violence, after 4-year-old is shot in the back

    ST. LOUIS – A young girl is recovering after being shot in the back last night while riding in a car in north St Louis. The shooting was the second time in less than 24-hours that a child has been shot in our area. The most recent shooting happened last night in the City of St Louis where the victim is 4-years-old. The other shooting happened in St. Louis County where an 18-month-old child shot while at home in a […]

  • Child shot in North County Monday, back home safe

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – There has been a wild chain of events Tuesday evening involving a toddler who was shot Monday night. Police were looking for the child and his father, but all they’re saying is that the child is back home and safe. We do know the 18-month old is out of the hospital recovering and his family is grateful he’s expected to make a full recovery. Cell phone video was provided to our news crew from the […]

  • Shots fired outside funeral home in Wells-Goodfellow

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police were called to a funeral home in north city after receiving reports of shots being fired outside the building. According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting happened outside the Serenity Memorial Funeral Home in the 1900 block of Union Boulevard, located in the Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood. A man who answered the phone at the funeral home said he was not aware of the incident outside in the street. A […]

  • Local organization seeks to stop children for using firearms found in homes

    ST. LOUIS – ‘Lock it for Love,’ a local gun safety education program has distributed 1,500 free gun locks to St. Louis area residents.  The goal is to prevent tragic deaths and injuries when children find unlocked, loaded guns—often in their homes.  A 4-year-old   in St. Louis was injured Friday night from an accidental shooting. For information on Lock it for Love.  

  • James Buford lauded for his service to St. Louis

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  • Belleville man shot outside his home Tuesday morning

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The St. Clair Sheriff’s Department is searching for two people who shot a Belleville man while he was trying to start his car in front of his home. The shooting occurred just after 6 a.m. Tuesday on Leo Drive, the sheriff’s department said. It was still dark outside there were no lights when the victim went to check the car. The 35-year-old victim tried to start his car with his remote and it wouldn’t start. The man […]

  • Fire rips through business and apartment building in Stauton IL

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  • Fatal shooting in downtown St. Louis is city’s eighth homicide

    ST. LOUIS – A man was gunned down Friday night in downtown St. Louis, the eighth person to be killed in the city in 2020. The shooting happened outside the Sliced Pint restaurant on Washington Avenue near 15th Street. There’s been no word on a possible suspect or motive.

  • St. Louis police: 9 wounded, 5 killed in the new year within hours

    ST. LOUIS – 2020 started off on a deadly note in St. Louis. Five people were killed and nine others wounded within a 12-hour span in separate shootings. The most recent deadly shooting happened around 11 a.m. on New Year’s Day in the 1200 block of N. Euclid Avenue, in the Fountain Park neighborhood. Police said the victim, identified as 36-year-old Darrell Smith, was unconscious and not breathing. Smith was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead. “I get […]

  • Officer shoots and kills Chesterfield Outlet Mall suspect

    CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – St. Louis County Police confirm an evidence technician unit is on the scene of an officer-involved shooting at the outlet mall in Chesterfield. An employee at a store at Chesterfield Outlets Mall confirms the incident happened in the parking lot around 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Police tell FOX 2 that officers arriving on the scene located a suspicious vehicle on the parking lot.  Officers ordered the occupants of the vehicle to exit the car. The driver of […]

  • Body found in East St. Louis school parking lot identified as 13-year-old boy

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill – Police have identified the victim found dead on the front parking lot of an East St. Louis school.  A makeshift memorial is in the school’s parking lot. The Illinois State Police says 13- year-old Michael A. Moore was found shot to death in the parking lot of Mason Clark Middle School just before 8:00 am Sunday. Police are investigating the child’s death as a homicide.  The St. Clair County Coroner confirmed Moore died of a […]

  • Recreational marijuana sales and use start January 1st in Illinois

    COLLINSVILLE, IL – Recreational marijuana will be legal in Illinois on New Year’s Day. A Collinsville dispensary will be among the first recreational pot shops. Earlier this year, Illinois became the 11th state in the nation along with Washington, D.C. to legalize recreational marijuana sales and use. The new law allows Illinois residents who are 21-year-old to buy and possess up to 30 grams or one ounce of cannabis flower.  Non-residents can purchase up to 15 grams but cannot legally […]

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