KIMBERLY LOHMAN CLAPP
Golden Hour Communications
A five-time Emmy award winning former TV news anchor & consumer-investigative reporter.
A social media expert, spokesperson, emcee, & moderator for causes, non-profits & products that make the world a better place.
A ghost writer, adjunct professor, & adventurer who welcomes a challenge & lives fearlessly.
A lifetime of communications experience that has led to the golden hour.
If you are a photographer, the golden hour is that time of day when the light is warm and beautiful and everything glows; everything becomes the best version of itself. If you are a medical professional, it’s that shrinking window of time where harm is mitigated and the chance of recovery is highest. For Golden Hour Communications, it is both, putting you, your message, and your mission in the optimal light at a critical time for maximum impact and exposure.
Giving voice to the voiceless.
Assist non-profits & people with great passion & projects get media attention. Expert at comms strategy, placement in press, media training, and social media campaigns.
-Covered states hit hardest by opioid crisis to address addiction
-Advocated for rare diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis and Stiff Person Syndrome
-Served as Chief Communications Officer for a state-of-the-art SOS app
News anchor for 20 years, 10 in Washington, DC, earning 5 Emmy Awards, 2 Murrow Awards, running three social media accounts, writing web articles, reporting on tv & radio.
First in the world to expose a link between lymphoma and a specific kind of breast implant. First TV reporter to expose teens “juuling” in school & big tobacco’s part. First reporter to investigate the hazards of hoverboards.
Emcee events (MS Society, Cystic Fibrosis, Addiction Innovation Awards), moderate panels, and act as spokesperson for non-profit organizations and startups.
Help journalists improve their performance, writing, and creative approach. Critique resume tapes & advise on personal & professional decisions.
Ghost writer for A Random Act (Harper Collins, 2006) and
Twist of Fate (Tate Publishing, 2009)
Taught Writing for Broadcast seminar at the University of Oklahoma. Team-taught three TV news workshops in Brazil. Guest speaker for journalism students at Georgetown U, American U, & GWU.
Still learning. Every day.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - COLUMBIA
School of Journalism
English, International Relations & French
Phi Beta Kappa
Click above for emmy-award winning investigative report
click below for columbia journalism review of the process
GALLERY: Favorite moments and mentors
Can't wait to hear from you.
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