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Kim Allen

News Director
WTVY | Dothan, AL
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Kim Allen Bio

Kim Allen is the News Director at WTVY. Kim moves into news after nearly 13 years as the Sports Director at WTVY and WDHN. During his time in sports, Kim won multiple AP Awards for covering sports in the Wiregrass.

Kim grew up in Ohio, and attended Ohio University in Athens, where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism. After two quick stops in Ohio and Florida, Kim came to Dothan, where he's lived since 2000.

When he's not at work, Kim enjoys spending time with his wife Karen, their daughter Emma and their amazing dog Sadie. Kim also enjoys reading, getting to the Outer Banks of North Carolina whenever possible, and spending time with friends.

Kim is always looking for to tell stories that effect your hometown. If you have a story idea, or just want to say hello, contact Kim at: kim@wtvy.com.

Just The Facts
Birthday? December 20thHometown? Tipp City, OH
Alma Mater? Ohio UniversityNumber of kids? 1
Number of siblings? 0Number of pets (and names)? 1 dog - Sadie
When did you join WTVY? July, 2011What's the word that best describes WTVY? Excellence
What's the best thing in the Wiregrass? What scares you? Missing Deadlines
What are your hobbies? Reading, jogging, playing with my daughterIf you could only watch one TV program, what would it be? College Gameday
Who is your favorite actor/actress? Daniel Day Lewis/Allison JanneyWhat is your favorite movie? A Few Good Men
What movie do you never want to see again? 27 DressesWhat toys did you play with as a child? Star Wars Toys
As a child, what did you want to be? WriterDo you embrace technology or run away from it? Grudgingly Embrace
Do you text message? I will now.What/who's on your iPod? Don’t own one.
What or who was your last Google? Probably something Alabama or Auburn related.Do you have any hidden talents? Cooking
What's your guilty pleasure? TV show SupernaturalDream Vacation? Outer Banks, NC with friends

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