Born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee, Janet Kim is excited to be back in the Volunteer State and working with such a talented group of journalists! She's the proud new member of the station's top-rated morning show, NewsChannel 5 This Morning.
Prior to coming to NewsChannel 5, Janet worked at WKYT in Lexington, Kentucky as a reporter and KDRV in Medford, Oregon as the weekend anchor. Before that, she served as the Klamath Falls Bureau Chief.
Janet graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a triple major. She has a degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communication Studies, and English. She also has a minor in Business. A proud Longhorn fan, she bleeds burnt orange.
Janet spent a semester in Washington, D.C. at American University and interned at C-SPAN and WTTG. While in college, she wrote for The Daily Texan and reported for the school's radio and television broadcasts.
On her free time, you can find Janet trying out a new Nashville restaurant or learning a new language. She studied Spanish for nearly 10 years and is fluent in Korean.
Janet loves to hear from viewers. Feel free to send her an e-mail with any story ideas at email@example.com.