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Kim Chapman Whitfield

Kim Chapman Whitfield


Kim co-anchors our 6 and 11 evening newscasts as well as First at 10 on FOX. She's been part of the NewsChannel 9 family since 2001. Her career has taken her to several cities in the Southeast both as an anchor and reporter, including Jacksonville, Florida, but Chattanooga is her home. In fact, Kim has lived in Chattanooga longer than any other city, and who can blame her?

Kim attended The State University of West Georgia where she majored in mass communications and minored in psychology. Her work as been recognized by the Associated Press. Kim is very active in the Chattanooga community. Kim is a co-founder and board member of the Miracle League of Chattanooga. The Miracle League is a world-wide baseball league for children with special needs. She is also a member of the Downtown Chattanooga Rotary Club. Kim, who has epilepsy, served on the Board of Directors of the Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Tennessee and was also on the Board of Directors for the Epilepsy Foundation in Washington, D.C. In 2012, Kim was named a Woman of Distinction. She emcees several local, non-profit events and is happy to do so. She lives by the motto from her father, “Life is God’s gift to you. What you do with your life is your gift to God.”

When she's not working, Kim is at the gym, binge watching shows on Netflix, spending time on social media and playing with her fur babies, Sammi & Delilah.

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