Kim is part of H&K’s senior management team with the energy practice in Houston and U.S. public affairs in Washington, DC. She specializes in the energy industry, including oil, natural gas, pipelines and power. Kim’s current focus is to help increase understanding about the benefits of natural gas as part of a solution for the U.S.’s clean-energy needs.
Previously, Kim was with Bloomberg News for almost 11 years, primarily as an editor on the North American energy team. She helped run the team as a deputy leader and guided coverage on stories ranging from the U.S. Northeast power blackout to the BP Plc Gulf of Mexico oil spill. In addition, Kim was Bloomberg’s Houston bureau chief for three years, interfacing with terminal clients and readers to build a better product and write more comprehensive stories. She coordinated editorial boards with such newsmakers as ConocoPhillips CEO Jim Mulva and Bob McNair, owner of the Texans NFL team.
Before Bloomberg, Kim edited two legal newsletters: Insurance Insolvency and Managed Care Litigation for Mealey Publications (now part of Lexis-Nexis). She also edited Inside Radio, a daily newsletter for radio-industry executives. Her freelancing work includes articles published in the Newark Star-Ledger and industry trades.
Kim is an energy advisor with the Houston Technology Center and a member of the Women’s Energy Network. She graduated from the leadership-development forum sponsored by the Center for Houston’s Future and holds a magna cum laude Bachelor of Journalism from The College of New Jersey.