Kimberlei Davis

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Digital Content Director

Kimberlei Davis is the Digital Content Director for ABC Columbia News.

The New York City native joined the team in August 2015.

In this newly-created role, she serves as the senior editor, producer and reporter for all digital content by developing and implementing a multi-screen strategy for the web, app and social-media platforms.

In addition, Kimberlei trains in digital, mobile and social reporting tools and techniques as well as writes breaking news stories and reports on what’s trending on ABC Columbia.

Among other degrees, the United States Army veteran, has a B.A. in Journalism from Johnson C. Smith University.

Working in the field of journalism since 2002, she has worked as a radio host, public relations executive and print news writer and columnist.

Kimberlei and her son, Benjamin, serve as spokespersons for the South Carolina Chapter of the March of Dimes and miracle families for Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital and the University of South Carolina Dance Marathon.

Since 2009, Kimberlei spearheads the recognition of student achievement and those making societal awareness with outreach, through her non-profit The LEAP Foundation.

In her spare time, Kimberlei enjoys reading, traveling and working in the community.

She’s a member of the Orangeburg Young Professionals, a 2015 Leadership Orangeburg County alum, Board Member for Orangeburg County First Steps and former Board Member of OCSD5’s Bootstraps Mentoring Foundation.

Kimberlei is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. She attends Williams Chapel A.M.E. Church in Orangeburg and is the host of the digital series Candid with Kimberlei.