...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.