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Anchor and Education Reporter
1333 Lakeside Ave.
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Kim Wheeler - Broadcast journalist, WKYC Channel 3
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Check out the following story by Kim Wheeler, WKYC reporter.
A former Cleveland gang member says he
is surprised by the violence in Cleveland, since he
left jail two months ago.
wishes to remain anonymous.
At 17, he
went away until he
turned 21 for being involved in a shootout that wounded three people.
"I knew it wasn't right, but I liked the adrenalin rush," he
Since leaving the correctional system, he
is trying to reach out to current gang members to stop the violence.
"I have a job now, I have my driver's license and I'm taking college classes, I'm going to be successful," he
He works with the Cleveland Peacemakers Alliance-- which is involved with street outreach.
Follow WKYC's Education Reporter Kim Wheeler on Twitter: @KimWheelerWKYC
...Kim Wheeler joined WKYC in 1995.She
is currently the weekend morning anchor and education reporter for Channel 3 News
.In 2006, she
received an Emmy for her
anchoring. Kim came to WKYC from WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia where she served as reporter and anchor for six years.Prior to that, she was an anchor/reporter in Bluefield, West Virginia.Kim
is a native of Smithville, Ohio.She graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor's degree in Journalism.
During Kim's years at WKYC
received a first place award from the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists
in 2000 for her
series on Ritalin and children.She
was named one of Cleveland Magazine's
"most interesting people" in 1999.Kim
was also featured in Cleveland Magazine
as one of Cleveland's
working moms in the media.Channel 3 News
husband, Tracy on their journey to Thailand to adopt their two sons.
...Kim and Tracy worked with Holt International Children's Services in Eugene, Oregon.
For more information on adoption contact Holt at www.holtinternational.orgKim
has volunteered in the Cleveland Schools
and at her
son?s school.In addition, through her
news stories, she
worked with John Carroll University students to build a new playground for Margaret Ireland Elementary students.She
also stays involved with education and adoption issues.
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Former Reaching Heights Trustee Kim Wheeler and family
served a member of the Reaching Heights Board of Trustees from 2007 to 2009.
Diversity Center Kick Off to 10th Annual Walk, Rock & Run!
Kim Wheeler, Education Reporter at WKYC-TV3 spoke about their partnership with The Diversity Center.
Kim Wheeler, Education Reporter at WKYC-TV3
For more information on Walk, Rock and Run go to http://www.diversitycenterneo.org/walk_rock_run.html or call 216-752-3000.
Enjoy these images from The Diversity Center Walk Rock & Run kickoff event.
Students with Kim Wheeler
Students with Kim Wheeler