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Coastal Carolina University
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, South Carolina
Interactive journalism, General assignment news reporting
Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts
Kim Schumacher has joined the Coastal Carolina University faculty as lecturer of interactive journalism in the Department of Communication. Her career has spanned professional Television News Reporting for nearly 20 years. Most recently, she spent over 8 years as a General Assignment Reporter for WRIC-TV 8, the ABC affiliate in Richmond, VA. While reporting there she covered several national stories including the 2007 Virginia Tech Massacre, 2011 Virginia Tech Murder/Suicide, the Michael Vick Dogfighting cases (federal and state), and a visit of Queen Elizabeth II. Prior to Richmond, Kim spent over 6 years as a General Assignment Reporter for WBTW-News13, the CBS affiliate in Myrtle Beach, SC. Early in her career, she was a General Assignment Reporter for WNEG-TV, the CBS affiliate in Toccoa, GA and NewsChannel 6, a cable station in Wappingers Falls, NY. She also has experience reporting news for commercial radio stations in NY and GA.