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Kim Fischer

Executive Leader/Communicator/Advocate

Empowering Voices for Equity: Advocating for Change and Amplifying the Voices of the Underserved

Professional Experience

Kim is a seasoned executive leader with a remarkable journey shaped by her experience in journalism and her passion for driving positive change through effective communication. As an award-winning journalist and news anchor, Kim honed her skills in storytelling and strategic communication, which she now leverages in her role as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Communication at

Drawing from her rich background, Kim collaborates with talented teams to craft compelling narratives that inform and inspire action, driving engagement and fostering inclusivity within communities. Her dedication to addressing injustice has led to notable accomplishments, including influencing the passage of protective legislation in Texas and Utah.

Recognized with prestigious awards for journalistic excellence and advocacy, including the Utah Child Advocate of the Year in 2018 and the 2017 National Gracie Award, Kim's impact is undeniable. With a proven track record of success and a passion for storytelling that ignites conversation and catalyzes change, Kim continues to champion the power of communication to make a lasting impact wherever her journey takes her.

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Career Experience


Executive Vice President of Marketing & Communication


Public Speaker




Primary Anchor/ Investigative Reporter



Various Stations in Texas


Community Involvement

  • Developed comprehensive internal and external communication plans, marketing strategies and campaigns to ensure a cohesive and engaging brand message across all channels

  • Successfully executed public relations & ad campaigns in 40+ states, securing media coverage while supporting in-person recruiting events for maximum impact. From 2018 to present: 

  • Increase in coverage from 40 articles per year to an average of 150 per year

  • Decrease in negative sentiment from 10% to 3%. 

  • Increase in average engagement from 91 to 164

  • Increase in Average UVM from 440K to 4.1M

  • Secured media hits include: The New York Times, Washington Post, PBS, Yahoo News, USA Today

  • Spearhead the events team from planning to execution. Created a strategy for tracking ROI, orchestrating memorable and seamless events while increasing employee and partner NPS scores

  • Formulated robust crisis communication plans, safeguarding’s reputation in challenging situations

  • Established clear talking points and implemented an internal communication plan that aligns with the organization’s mission and values

  • Identify new and innovative marketing strategies to promote's early education programs

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement data-driven marketing strategies

  • Acts as the public face of and community liaison for Waterford’s nonprofit work

  • Emcees events for nonprofit organizations across Utah and Texas

  • Host and Emcee for partner events

  • Hosts panel discussions for interviews board members, executive team members, district partners and state leaders

  • Bylines and Ghostwrites Op-Eds on the importance of education (Salt Lake Tribune, Concord Monitor, SmartBrief, eSchool News)

  • Travels across the country speaking as an advocate for victims of violence

  • Spoke at the Utah Office for Victims of Crime, training victim advocates, law enforcement, and
    prosecutors about the journalism code of ethics, how to best work with the media, and how to identify fake news         

  • Addressed the Utah Prosecution Council about the importance of working with the media

  • Spoke at an international law enforcement conference in Dallas, TX about the benefits of a good   
    working relationship with the media

  • Anchored weeknight 5pm, 6pm, and 10pm newscasts

  • Promoted from weekday 5pm anchor in 2013

  • Led the newsroom in putting the most up-to-date content live on air under intense daily pressure

  • Interviewed, wrote, and presented news stories that educate the community

  • TV Stations: KXAS (Dallas), WOAI (San Antonio), KAMR/KCIT (Amarillo), KRBC (Abilene)

  • Reporting topics: Investigations, Crime, Courts, Legislative, Education, Children/Women’s issues

  • 2018 Child Advocate of the Year, Prevent Child Abuse Utah

  • 2017 Grace Award “Best Hard News Reporting,” Alliance for Women in Media

  • 2017 Best Television Series, Society of Professional Journalists

  • 2019, 2017, 2015 Best Newscast, Society of Professional Journalists

  • Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault

  • Utah Domestic Violence Coalition          

  • American Heart Association                    

  • The Children’s Center Utah          

  • The United Way

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