Kim-Iversen
Kim Iversen | Biography 2021

Quick Information

  • Full Name Kim Iversen
  • Occupation Radio Host, Broadcaster, Youtuber
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Boise, Idaho, U.S.
  • Birth Date Mar 28, 1980
  • Age 41 Years, 5 Months
'Host of the Youtube Show 'The Kim Iversen Show'

Kim Iversen | Biography 2021

Former Host of Radio Shows 'Your Time with Kim Iversen' And 'The Rendezvous'

Iversen is a famous broadcaster with years of experience conducting daily programs in popular FM stations throughout the country. She is known for her conversational style, wit-infused straightforward reporting, and her communication skills that allow her to explain complex issues with simplicity. In January 2019, she launched The Kim Iversen Show on YouTube on 11 January 2019. She then started uploading interviews and videos about independent analyses of present politics, foreign policies, the Covid pandemic, elections, and many more topics. The channel has over 286 thousand subscribers and over 400 videos as of July 2021. It has over 23 million views in total. 


Kim Iversen is a famous reporter and radio host. She is known as the host of the Youtube show The Kim Iversen Show.

Who Is Kim Iversen?

Kim Iversen is an American progressive talk radio personality and broadcast journalist. She created her own news channel on YouTube in 2019 after working as a radio host for many stations.

In 2006, Iversen relocated to New York City and began working as a freelance news reporter for News 12 Networks and a VJ for Concert TV. Soon after, she co-hosted the morning show The WAZY Wake-Up Crew with Big Jake and Kim Iversen at WAZY-FM in Lafayette, Indiana. 

In April 2008, Iversen started working on Your Time with Kim Iversen, a talk radio show geared for women in which she regularly interacted with celebrities and experts. In 2010, she was a semi-finalist in the Women of Radio Co-host Competition hosted by Regis and Kelly. 

She was also selected as the co-host of the late-night TV show Loveline with Mike Catherwood and Dr. Drew Pinsky for a week in January 2013. Iversen then co-hosted The Rendezvous with Simon Marcel, a Premiere Network’s syndicated radio show in the same year.

Early Life & Education 

Kim Iversen was born on 28 March 1980 in Boise, Idaho. While her mother is a refugee from Vietnam, her father belongs to a family of a farmer. Her parents divorced when she was three years old, and her single father raised her in Boise after her mother moved to southern California, where the young Iversen frequently visited.

Iversen, whose mother was a Buddhist and her father was a Catholic, would later turn away from both of her parents’ religions and join the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the age of 14. However, her website now mentions that she is “no longer active” at the church.

As a child, she had peculiar interests and hobbies. Her single father raised her. She later became a well-known jazz drummer, receiving numerous awards, honors, and college scholarships. Iversen then pursued her jazz studies in college, performing in various big bands and jazz ensembles. Later, She graduated in philosophy with an emphasis in ethics from the University of California-Davis.

Career

Iversen is a famous broadcaster with years of experience conducting daily programs in popular FM stations throughout the country. She is known for her conversational style, wit-infused straightforward reporting, and her communication skills that allow her to explain complex issues with simplicity. 

While she was studying at the University of California-Davis, she started her radio profession as a newscaster on KDVS. It was there, she found her genuine passion and sacrificed a law degree to excel in broadcasting. Following an internship at Sacramento’s KDND, Iversen was employed full-time in the promotions department at sister station alternative rock KWOD. 

There, her broadcasting ability was swiftly noticed, and she was granted her own on-air stint at KWOD and a local morning-time news schedule on local Air America affiliate, KCTC. 

In 2006, Iversen relocated to New York City and worked as an independent news reporter for News 12 Networks and a VJ for Concert TV. Later, she co-hosted the morning show The WAZY Wake-Up Crew at WAZY-FM in Lafayette, Indiana, alongside Big Jake and Kim Iversen.

In 2007, she moved to Champaign, Illinois, to host her own show  Kim Iversen Mornings at WQQB. However, she stepped down from the show a year later. 

After that, Iversen started working on Your Time with Kim Iversen, a talk radio show aimed at women, in April 2008 as one of the few female hosts. 

The show encouraged listeners to call in with questions regarding the topics under discussion or seek Iversen’s advice on their love relationships. The hit show was broadcast in nearly twenty cities, including Norfolk, Minneapolis, Denver, Austin, Memphis, and Portland. The show had an average of five guests per night and over 30 callers.

In 2010, Iversen placed as a semi-finalist in the Live! with Regis and Kelly Women of Radio Co-host Competition. In January 2013, she was also approached to guest co-host Loveline for a week alongside Mike Catherwood and Dr. Drew Pinsky. 

In early 2013, she joined Premiere Radio Networks and co-hosted the relationship show The Rendezvous with Simon and Kim for syndicated shows including Rush Limbaugh, Steve Harvey, and Ryan Seacrest.

Like her old show, the Rendezvous focused on callers and interpersonal subjects, and it aired in over 300 cities, including Philadelphia, Chicago, Seattle, Tampa, and Miami.

Later, She left The Rendezvous in 2017 to explore a new and interesting venture  Kim Out Loud, an on-camera digital chat show concentrating on policies and how they affect people’s lives. The show featured guests from all sides of the popular debate and encouraged viewers to connect with the show via social media.

‘The Kim Iversen Show’

In January 2019, she launched The Kim Iversen Show on YouTube on 11 January 2019. 

She then started uploading interviews and videos about independent analyses of politics, foreign policies, the Covid pandemic, elections, and many more topics. The channel has over 286 thousand subscribers and over 400 videos as of July 2021. It has over 23 million views in total. 

Introducing Tulsi Gabbard 

In 2019, she presented Tulsi Gabbard at a Veterans Day gathering in Los Angeles and supported her claim on the presidency. In January 2020, she worked with the Gabbard 2020 Presidential Campaign and introduced the live streaming of a panel debate on Iran–United States relations also featuring Stephen Kinzer and Dennis Kucinich. 

Gabbard was the first woman military veteran to run for president and, together with Tammy Duckworth, was the first female combat veteran to be elected to Congress.

Did You Know?

  • In addition to her broadcasting career, Iversen enjoys snowboarding, Crossfit, and spending time with rescued animals in her free time.
  • Iversen is yet to feature in a Wikipedia bio.
  • Iversen's regular podcasts can be heard on several platforms such as Podchaser and iHeart.

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