Kim Iversen

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Kim Iversen
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Iversen in 2011
Born Boise, Idaho, U.S.
Nationality American
Other names Kim Iverson
Occupation Template:Hlist
Known for Progressive journalism
Home town Los Angeles (CA)
Template:Infobox YouTube personality

Kim Iversen also known as Kim Iverson, is an American progressive talk radio host and journalist.[1] After working for various stations as a radio host, she started her own news channel on YouTube in 2019.[2]

Personal life

Born in 1980 and raised in Boise, Idaho, Iversen continued her education studying philosophy at the University of California, Davis, where she also started her radio career at KDVS and played in jazz bands as a drummer. Her mother is a refugee from Vietnam.[3]

She introduced Tulsi Gabbard at the Los Angeles celebration of Veterans Day in 2019.[4] In January 2020 she collaborated with [[Tulsi Gabbard 2020 presidential campaign|Gabbard's presidential campaign]\n the live streaming of a panel discussion with Stephen Kinzer and Dennis Kucinich on the Iran–United States relations.[5]



Iversen started her radio career in college where she obtained internships at KDVS and KDND.[6] After college, she took a job as Promotions Coordinator for KWOD in Sacramento. At KWOD Kim started doing On-Air weekends for 106.5 KWOD Alternative.

Iversen moved to New York City in 2006 and freelanced as a news reporter for News 12 Networks and as a VJ for Concert TV.[7] She worked as a co-host for the morning show The WAZY Wake-Up Crew with Big Jake and Kim Iversen at WAZY-FM in Lafayette, Indiana. She then moved to Champaign, Illinois in 2007 to host her own show Kim Iversen Mornings at WQQB.[8] Kim left the show in 2008.[9]

In April 2008, Iversen began work on Your Time with Kim Iverson, a talk radio program oriented toward women.[10] Iversen became one of very few female hosts in syndication.[11] The show invited listeners to phone in about the topics or ask for advice from Iversen about their love lives, though Iversen never described herself as an expert.[12] Iversen regularly interviewed celebrities and experts.[13]

Iversen was a semi-finalist of the Live! with Regis and Kelly Women of Radio Co-host Competition in 2010.[14] In January 2013, Iversen was invited to guest co-host Loveline alongside Mike Catherwood & Dr. Drew Pinsky for a week.[15] She then became the co-host of a Premiere Networks syndication, Rendezvous with Simon Marcel and Kim Iverson which premiered in June 2013 on satellite XM 244, iHeartRadio, America's Talk, and KTMY.[16] The show was a relationship and sex talk program targeting women. In 2017 she hosted Kim Out Loud.[17][3]


In 2011, Iversen hosted the Austin Fashion Week awards show.[18] During the show she also walked the runway for Linda Asaf's Collection.[19] Iversen was a semi-finalist in MaximTemplate:'s 2013 Hometown Hotties Competition.[20] She was named by the Austin Monthly magazine as one of Austin's most beautiful women.[21]

The Kim Iversen Show

On January 11, 2019, she started The Kim Iversen Show on YouTube.[1] Later in 2019 she was one of the Serena Shim Award for Uncompromised Integrity in Journalism,[22][23]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 O'Huigin, Mundo (February 28, 2019). "Spotlight on Progressive Media : The Kim Iversen Show". Retrieved December 9, 2019. 
  2. Kim Iversen (September 10, 2019). Template:YouTube.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Iversen, Kim (2019). "Kim's Story" (self-published). Retrieved December 26, 2019. 
  4. Samson, Henry (November 13, 2019). "As Bolivia Loses Freedom and Democracy, Tulsi Seeks to Restore Freedom and Democracy to USA". OpEdNews. Retrieved December 9, 2019. 
  5. Tulsi Gabbard (January 15, 2020). Template:YouTube.
  6. "10 Questions with...Kim Iversen". All Access Music Group. January 16, 2012. Retrieved December 13, 2019. 
  7. "Entercom Debuts Nat'l Hot AC Show 'Your Time With Kim Iverson'". All Access Music Group. April 1, 2008. 
  8. "McIntyre Up, Iverson In At WQQB". All Access Music Group. July 26, 2007. 
  9. "Kim Iverson Exits Mornings on Q96". All Access Music Group. February 12, 2008. Retrieved December 13, 2019. 
  10. " Founder To Appear on 'Your Time with Kim Iverson' Syndicated Radio Show To Discuss College Student Self Defense". Cision. March 8, 2010. Retrieved December 11, 2019. 
  11. Dinges, Gary (July 22, 2011). "Austin host puts herself on national radio". Austin 360. 
  12. Millia, Mira; Hughes, Linda (September 23, 2012). "Girl Talk with Kim Iversen and Jill Crapanzano". Austin Fusion Magazine. 
  13. "Time's Up for Kim Iverson at the end of the month". October 15, 2012. Archived from the original on October 23, 2012. 
  14. "Delilah, Kim Iverson Semi-Finalists in Regis and Kelly Contest". July 21, 2010. Archived from the original. Template:Citation error. 
  15. Rhune (January 8, 2013). "Kim Iversen". Loveline. Archived from the original on February 3, 2013. 
  16. Papadatos, Markos (July 29, 2015). "Simon Badinter talks syndicated radio show 'The Rendezvous'". Digital Journal. Retrieved December 11, 2019. 
  17. Macklin, Jaida (April 14, 2017). "Shocking "Elephant in the Womb" debate features Real Talk and thought provoking discussion". The Los Angeles Loyolan. 
  18. Zaragoza, Sandra (August 4, 2011). "Austin Fashion Week Fast Approaching". Austin Business Journal. 
  19. Adams, Rebekkah (August 30, 2011). "Recap:Annual Austin Fashion Awards". 
  20. "Kim-Austin, TX 2013". Maxim. Archived from the original on May 25, 2014. 
  21. "Kim, Supermodel, Radio Personality". 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2019. 
  22. "Serena Shim Award for Uncompromised Integrity in Journalism – Laureates". 2019. Retrieved December 9, 2019. 
  23. |silver creator award]] for more than 100K subscribers.</ref name="silver">Kim Iversen (September 10, 2019). Template:YouTube.

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