08 Jul FOX 2 Names Kelley Hoskins Weekend Morning Anchor
ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2019 – – KTVI/FOX 2 and KPLR 11 The CW, Tribune Broadcasting’s St. Louis television stations, announced the promotion of reporter Kelley Hoskins to weekend morning news anchor on FOX 2, effective immediately. She will continue to report during the week. Hoskins is an experienced journalist with more than 20 years in news media, in St. Louis, Missouri and Nashville, Tennessee. Prior to the merger of KTVI and KPLR in 2008, Hoskins was a KPLR anchor/reporter for six years. Before that, she was a feature reporter and producer for six years at St. Louis’ KDNL, 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.
Hoskins has traveled extensively to cover major news stories, most notably, the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington. Her career is marked by many highlights as a producer, reporter, and on-air personality, including interviews with former Vice President, Al Gore and former Secretary of State, Colin Powell. In 1999, the St. Louis Chapter of the Association of Black Journalists named her “Best Reporter” for her feature on History Legends. Her reporting on the Tuskegee Airmen at KPLR and duties as host for “This Week in St. Louis” garnered her two Emmy nominations. She also received the Fisk University Alumni Excellence in Journalism Award.
Hoskins is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. the Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists (GSLABJ), and the National Association of Black Journalists. When not on air, she enjoys volunteering at various schools and churches in the St. Louis community.
KTVI FOX 2 is a top-performing FOX Broadcasting affiliate, producing over 68 hours of live news and local programming each week. For more information, visit www.fox2now.com. KPLR 11 The CW is St. Louis’ CW network affiliate, programming 17 hours of news and a strong schedule of sports and entertainment. For additional information, visit KPLR-TV’s website at www.kplr11.com. Both stations are Tribune Broadcasting stations.
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visitwww.tribunemedia.com.
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