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
  • Person in custody for shooting death of 7-year-old

    ST. LOUIS – As family and friends gathered Wednesday to remember a 7-year-old boy who died in a double shooting earlier in the week, St. Louis police announced they’d taken a person into custody in connection with the child’s death. Fox 2 learned the suspect was arrested Wednesday morning at Prairie and W. Florissant Avenue. Police did not provide any additional information, citing an ongoing investigation. Xavier Usanga and his sisters were playing in the backyard in the 3500 block […]

  • Mother distraught after 7-year-old killed in shooting

    ST. LOUIS – A 7-year-old boy is dead before heading back to school with his friends. It’s the 11th child death in St. Louis it’s since June. It’s drawing a cry for action from elected officials. Mayor Lyda Krewson says she’s sick and outraged, urging anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers. St. Louis Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed released a statement that says, in part: “As a father of four, words cannot express how heartbroken I am for them.” […]

  • School districts conduct bus safety inspections ahead of the start of school year

    WILDWOOD, Mo. – Back-to-school season is revving up. And as kids enjoy their last week of the summer break, school officials are hard at work making sure buses are ready to roll. Missouri state law requires each bus be checked top to bottom before kids board a vehicle. Scheduled maintenance and attention to detail are how transportation officials in the Rockwood School District account for their track record regarding safety inspections. Rockwood school buses passed Missouri State Highway Patrol safety […]

  • Volunteers needed to monitor bus stops when kids return to school

    ST. LOUIS – Better Family Life, Urban League, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, and the St. Louis Public School District are gearing up for a new initiative designed to keep students safe when they return to school. Approximately 500 volunteers are needed at St. Louis bus stops in an effort to protect children from violence. Volunteers are training Monday and Tuesday night for Better Family Life’s Neighborhood Net Project. They’re looking for men 18 years or older to secure a […]

  • Michael Brown’s father to call for reopening the investigation into his son’s death

    FERGUSON, MO – The City of Ferguson is nearing the 5th anniversary of Michael Brown’s death. Brown’s father is expected to ask prosecutors to reopen the investigation into his son’s death. On August 9, 2014, on Canfield Drive in Ferguson unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by former Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. The killing sparked weeks of protest that intensified after a grand jury decided not to indict Wilson. The shooting death contributed to a growing national […]

  • Metro asks commuters to expect delays because of bus driver shortage

    ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. – Metro warns commuters a bus driver shortage could create delays if you are heading to the Cardinal game Tuesday night. The big question on the minds of many Cardinals fans who catch the Red Bird Express at St. Clair Square is, ‘Will they make it to the game for the first pitch?’ The St. Clair County Transit District popular Redbird Express Bus Service from St. Clair Square is available for all St Louis Cardinals home […]

  • Teen surrenders to police after barricading himself inside north St. Louis home

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – St. Louis police shut down several streets near an intersection in north city Tuesday morning as the SWAT Team responded to a situation involving a teenager who barricaded himself inside a home. St. Louis police were called to the 4800 block of Bessie around 4 a.m. for a domestic disturbance. All of the people inside the home were evacuated. Janet Carter said her grandson barricaded himself inside the residence. Police believed the teenager was armed but […]

  • Fenton carjacking victim speaks from hospital bed

    FENTON, Mo. – A mother of eight is speaking out from her hospital bed after being shot by a carjacker. “All we were trying to do was give this man a ride and this is what happens. He started shooting at us over the car,” said Sherri White. Wounded and devasted, 44-year-old Sherri White cries out from her hospital bed after she was shot multiple times and her husband, Cole, critically injured following an early morning carjacking in Fenton Monday. […]

  • Pastor asking for help to rebuild church after crash leads to demolition

    NORTH ST. LOUIS – A pastor is asking for the public’s help to rebuild his church after someone crashed into the building a few months ago. The suspect was allegedly running from police in a stolen vehicle wanted in a robbery. The incident happened in April on Easter weekend at the Days of Noah Church of God in Christ in North St. Louis. Police say the driver lost control while fleeing from a traffic stop and crashed into the church. […]

  • Better Family Life announces return of St. Louis-area amnesty program

    ST. LOUIS – Since 2000, the St. Louis Metropolitan Amnesty Program has helped more than 20,000 local residents overcome challenges connected with outstanding warrants. The program helps individuals get on the right track by helping them get outstanding warrants off their record. On Wednesday, Better Family Life announced more than 70 St. Louis-area municipalities would be participating in this year’s amnesty program. The amnesty program takes place in early August at the following locations and times: August 3: St. Louis […]

  • Investigation continues into murder of 3 women in Metro East

    WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. – Violence and vulnerability. Illinois State Police say the shooting deaths of three women in the Metro East share similarities and police say they all shared the same lifestyle. Detectives continue to follow up on leads; meanwhile, a resounding pain and heartbreak remain among those who live where the murders occurred, knowing whoever is responsible remains at large. Investigators would not say if the deadly shootings were connected in East St. Louis and Washington Park. However, the […]

  • Illinois State Police point to similarities in three Metro East slayings

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – Investigators are pointing to similarities in recent homicide cases in the Metro East in which three women were found shot to death in the past month. At a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Lt. Calvin Brown, a spokesman for the Illinois State Police, said the women shared similar lifestyles, frequented the same places, and were killed in the same manner. Brown said Illinois State Police and the East St. Louis and Washington Park police have established extra patrols […]

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