Lee Ann Kim

Ms. Lee Ann Kim is the weekend anchor for KGTV, the ABC station in San Diego, CA. Since joining KGTV in 1996, she has received numerous awards for her work including an Emmy for investigative reporting, the California Teacher's Association award for best educational reporting for her coverage of bilingual education, and best news report by the California Chicano News Media Association, and two national Asian American Journalists Association awards for best reporting in Asian and non-Asian related issues.

At work, Lee Ann also established a minority reporter internship at her station. She also helped revive the local chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA), of which she served as president for two years. During that time, she founded the first-ever San Diego Asian Film Festival in August 2000 and still serves as the festival's executive director.

Born in Seoul, South Korea, Lee Ann emigrated to Chicago in 1971 where she spent most of her life with her three younger sisters, her mother, and her father, who is an OB/GYN doctor. She studied broadcast journalism with a minor in Spanish at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is proudly married to her best friend, Louis Song.


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