Kim worked for ITV for sixteen years and is an experienced presenter and on screen reporter, often reporting live from the scene of major news stories as well as producing and editing news and feature items. Kim has also fronted a wide range of non-news programmes and made several network appearances.
Kim is a familiar face on-screen in the North, regularly seen reporting from the scene of breaking news stories including the 2009 Cumbrian Floods and the Derrick Bird Shootings.
Kim joined Border Television on graduating from Manchester University with a joint honours degree in French and Italian in 1993. She was trained in all aspects of journalism and programme making in Carlisle. In 1995 Kim moved to ITV Tyne Tees in Newcastle where she remained a member of staff until 2008. In that time Kim presented all the station’s various news bulletins and programmes, including the flagship 6 o’ clock programme, North East Tonight, as well as news, current affairs and election specials.
During her time at ITV Tyne Tees and Border, Kim fronted single-headed news bulletins throughout the day and evening as well as double-headed news and sports programmes with presenters including Mike Neville, Nick Owen, Pam Royle, Ian Payne and Jonathan Morrell.
Kim is an experienced live location broadcaster and has made several appearances on national news as well as producing high quality news and feature reports for regional news in the North East and Cumbria and has radio presenting experience.
Beyond the world of news, Kim has made a number of network appearances, including This Morning with Phillip Schofield on ITV1. Kim has also presented a wide range of non-news programmes regionally and on the network including Past Crimes, Call Dr. Jane, Property Matters, Raw Chefs and Wild North.