Kim Smith joined the Global Calgary news team in the spring of 2016 as a digital journalist, filing stories for broadcast and online.
Prior to moving to Calgary, Kim worked for CTV Edmonton and spent two years as an anchor and reporter at Global Regina. She also worked as a reporter and anchor at 630 CHED and iNews880 in Edmonton.
One of her career highlights is reporting on a natural gas explosion at Regina Beach, where her live report was part of a national RTDNA award for best newscast. She’s also proud of a three-part feature she produced on drug funding for rare diseases.
Kim grew up in Beaumont, Alta. and studied political science, and Spanish at the University of Alberta. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts, she spent time teaching English in Taiwan before moving to Australia to complete her Masters in Journalism, focusing on issues affecting aboriginal groups.
When Kim is not chasing news, she enjoys staying active and spending time with her husband and her cat, Petrie. She’s also an avid traveller, and has visited more than 15 countries.