Kimberlei Davis

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Digital Content Director

Kimberlei Davis is the Digital Content Director for ABC Columbia News.

The New York City native joined the WOLO-TV team in August 2015.

In the newly-created role, she serves as the senior editor, producer and reporter for digital content by developing and implementing a multi-screen strategy for the web, app and social-media platforms.

In addition, Kimberlei trains in digital, mobile and social reporting tools and techniques as well as writes breaking news stories and reports on what’s trending on ABC Columbia.

Among other degrees, the United States Army veteran, has a B.A. in Journalism from Johnson C. Smith University.

Working in the field of journalism since 2002, she has worked as a radio host, public relations executive and print news writer and columnist.

Kimberlei and her son, Benjamin, serve as spokespersons for the South Carolina Chapter of the March of Dimes and miracle families for Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital and the University of South Carolina Dance Marathon.

They are the co-authors of the children’s book, The Day Dennis Lost His Whoo!

Since 2009, Kimberlei spearheads the recognition of student achievement through her monthly giveaway Kim’s Kids and those making societal awareness with outreach, all made possible through her non-profit The LEAP Foundation.

The foundation also hosts an annual Easter egg hunt for Orangeburg area foster children.

In her spare time, Kimberlei enjoys reading, traveling and working in the community.

She’s a member of the Orangeburg Young Professionals, executive committee member for the Orangeburg County Chapter of the March of Dimes, a 2015 Leadership Orangeburg County alum, Board Member for Orangeburg County First Steps and former Board Member of Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5’s Bootstraps Mentoring Foundation.

Kimberlei is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. She attends Williams Chapel A.M.E. Church in Orangeburg and is the host of the digital series Candid with Kimberlei.

She’s been honored by the Nu Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and Lake Marion High School in Orangeburg Consolidated School District Three.

 

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