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Kim Stephens Profile
Kim Stephens is an American anchor who is currently working at KMPH News. At the station, she serves as an anchor for the broadcast lives for 5 hours each weekday. Additionally, she co-hosts Great Day with Kopi Sotiropoulos and Jim De La Vega. Her career started in 1988 with a telecommunications degree from Chico State.
Kim Stephens Age
Stephens has not revealed the date, month, or year she was born. However, we will update this information as soon as it’s available.
Kim Stephens Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Kim Stephens Family
Stephens has neither disclosed the names of her parents nor her siblings as she likes to keep her personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Kim Stephens Wife
She is happily married to her loving husband on 25 September 1995. The couple celebrated their 27th Anniversary on 25th September 2022. Together they are blessed with two children. Stephens likes to keep her life private hence, she has not disclosed any information about her husband and their children. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Kim Stephens Biography
Kim broadcasts live for 5 hours each weekday. She co-hosts Great Day with Kopi Sotiropulos and Jim De La Vega. Her years of live reporting prepared her for this job that commonly calls for ad-libbing breaking news all around the world. She and Kopi started this trend-setting show in 2003 and are still going strong. Kim is also a published author.
She co-wrote Broadcast News in the Digital Age: A Guide to Storytelling, Producing and Performing Online and on TV with her Fresno State colleague Faith Sidlow. Her career started in 1988 with a telecommunications degree from Chico State. Her first job was in Bakersfield at KERO where she worked her way up the ranks from morning anchor and reporter to weekend anchor and producer to weeknight anchor and reporter.
All the while working as a waitress during the day and even working a few months at KERN radio for the midday news. She then moved to the southeast and worked as the main nighttime anchor at WBIR and WVLT in Knoxville, Tennessee. During that and her many community commitments, she also earned her master’s degree in broadcast management at The University of Tennessee.
In 2000 she got the opportunity to come back home to California. She worked in San Jose as a technology and business reporter, and weekend news anchor at KNTV. Needing a better quality of life, she accepted the opportunity to start a brand new weekly news and entertainment program, Great Day on KMPH.
Kim Stephens Career
Aside from her responsibilities on Great Day, which includes many community appearances, she also coordinates and produces monthly ‘One Classroom at a Time’ reports surprising teachers with a $1,000 grant to be used in the classroom. She also produces and anchors local ‘Kindness Counts’ reports. Once Kim is finished with her anchoring and reporting duties, she helps inspire and mentor students as college professors. Kim teaches Broadcast News Writing, On-Air Performance, and the capstone Newscast Production class at Fresno State, and is a mentor at the annual ‘Camp News’ at Pepperdine University.
Kim served for ten years on the Board of Governors for the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences which is best known for its TV News Emmy Awards. She has one Edward R. Murrow Award, an Emmy, and three Emmy nominations was inducted into the NATAS Silver Circle in 2014 for over 25 years in the TV news business and was awarded The Governors’ Service Medallion in 2017 for her volunteer work through NATAS, and Governors’ Citation in 2018. KMPH awarded her Employee of the Year in 2004, Miss Congeniality in 2010, and the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013. The city of Fresno declared “Kim Stephens Day” on December 18, 2014, for her dedication to high-quality journalism in Fresno and Northern California.
Kim Stephens Salary
She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at KMPH News.
Kim Stephens Net Worth
Stephens has an estimated annual Net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as an Anchor.
Kim Stephens Social Media Platforms
Stephens is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 2.8k followers on Twitter, 2k followers on Instagram, and 10k followers on Facebook.