Kim Rafferty

Multimedia Journalist

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Kim Rafferty is a multimedia journalist at WSAZ.

Kim Rafferty started in October 2019 as a multimedia journalist. She recently graduated from the University of Tennessee with a major in multimedia journalism.

Before moving to Charleston, West Virginia, Kim worked at the NBC affiliate, WBIR Channel 10 News as an editor and photographer after her internship at the station. Kim also reported for her university-run, news feature show – UT TODAY - which aired on WBIR as well.

Originally born in New Orleans, Kim moved to Nashville, Tennessee after nine years because of Hurricane Katrina. Since her childhood, Kim has been inspired by the journalists who covered Katrina and those who were affected by it.

Although she is far from Nashville, Kim was impressed by the WSAZ family and she knew she could call the Charleston area her home.

Kim believes in writing news that captivates the importance of people’s heartfelt stories, and she is dedicated to crafting stories that affect and connect people through her camera lens.

Here in the West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky communities, Kim is excited to learn more about what matters to people.

If you have an idea, something you believe matters, or you’d like to just chat, please email her at or you can reach Kim through the social media platforms Kim hopes to hear your story and what matters to you!

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