CeFaan Kim Biography, Wiki
CeFaan Kim is an American Correspondent and Reporter working for ABC7 New York – WABC. He joined the station in September 2015. He is thrilled to work with the WABC Eyewitness News team.
CeFaan Kim Age, Date of Birth
Kim was born on December 31, 1981, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. As a result, he is 40 years old as of 2021. He celebrates his birthday on the 31st of December every year.
CeFaan Kim Height
Kim stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).
CeFaan Kim Family
Kim grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Kim has any siblings.
CeFaan Kim’s Wife, Wedding, Daughter
Kim is married to his lovely spouse, Grace Kim. They tied the knot on 15 May 2011 in a beautiful wedding ceremony in Miami, Florida. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their one daughter, whose names are currently under review. Kim likes spending his spare time with her wife as well as his daughter.
CeFaan Kim’s Net Worth
Kim has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Correspondent and Reporter.
CeFaan Kim Salary
Kim earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
CeFaan Kim Education
Kim attended New York University in the year 1999 and graduated in the year 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Broadcast Journalism as well as a minor in Pre-Law. During his stint at the university, he was on the Dean’s List and was part of the College of Arts and Science Scholarship.
CeFaan Kim Career
Kim serves at ABCNY – WABC as a news reporter. Over the years with WABC, he has reported on significant national breaking stories such as the Chelsea terrorist bombing in September of 2016. On the coverage of the bombing, he was the 1st television reporter to get live-on-scene. He reported on the huge spontaneous protest at John F. Kennedy International Airport in response to President Donald Trump’s travel ban executive order in the year 2017. He has also provided extensive reports on poverty in the Asian-American community in New York.
Before joining WABC, he worked for News 12 Westchester/Hudson Valley as a news reporter. There he was responsible for leading News 12’s deadliest coverage in its history, the Metro-North train crash where 6 people lost their lives in January 2015.
Kim began his journalism career in the year 2003 when he worked for NY1 News in New York City as a field producer and photographer. He went to New Hampshire and Iowa in the year 2008 to report on the presidential campaigns of Barack Obama, Rudolph Giuliani, and Hillary Clinton. Kim also worked as a co-producer of Eliot Spitzer’s gubernatorial general election debate in the year 2006, the 2006 senatorial debate of Hillary Clinton, and the primary debate in Andrew Cuomo’s run for State Attorney General.
In the year 2010, Kim did an exclusive story about a woman who lost her life while waiting for EMTs during the “Christmas Blizzard.” The story forced the Bloomberg administration to admit the city’s response to the storm had been not adequate. Kim is a member (affiliate) of the Asian American Journalists Association. He also works as co-chair of the Asian American Journalists Association’s Media Watch Committee.
CeFaan Kim Veteran, Military
Other than working as a journalist, Kim is also a United States veteran who worked as an Army Reserve Sergeant for 8 years and 1 month (May 2000 – May 2008). He graduated top 10% of the Non-Commissioned Officer’s Academy on the Commandant’s List. While there, he won “Outstanding Achievement” as Vice President of Class 068-01, and the “Army Achievement Medal.”
CeFaan Kim ABC7 New York
Kim is currently working at ABC7 New York where he works alongside other famous ABC7 New York meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Josh Einiger
- Lauren Glassberg
- Sandy Kenyon
- Dan Krauth
- Chanteé Lans
- Darla Miles
- Heather O’Rourke
- Sonia Rincón
- Stacey Sager
- Shannon Sohn
- Marcus Solis
- Derick Waller
- Lucy Yang
- Toni Yates
CeFaan Kim Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 34.2K followers on Instagram.