Kim Bondy is showrunner of Chasing the Cure, a groundbreaking enterprise that brings together a weekly live television broadcast with a 24/7 global digital platform in an effort to treat patients who are suffering from undiagnosed, misdiagnosed or uncured medical mysteries.
Additionally, Kim is the founder of Kim Bondy Media Inc, a boutique communications strategy, crisis management and executive training firm. She’s worked with a number of Fortune 500 clients, news and entertainment outlets as well as educational institutions. Kim has also served as Head of Content for Starfish Media Group since 2017. SMG is a production company owned by award winning journalist Soledad O’Brien.
Kim is also an award- winning journalist with some than 25 years in senior management positions. She’s held top spots at CNN, NBC and Al Jazeera America. Kim served as senior vice president for Al Jazeera America until the network closed in 2016. As head of programming, she oversaw “America Tonight,” “Fault Lines,” “TechKnow,” “Talk to Al Jazeera” and documentaries for the channel. Under her management, the channel was awarded a prestigious 2016 DuPont Award for the documentary series “Hard Earned.” She also created the network’s award-winning program “America Tonight” which was the channel’s primetime news magazine program that provided in-depth reporting and investigations.
Kim was also the vice president of morning programming and executive producer of CNN’s “American Morning” with Soledad O’Brien and Miles O’Brien. In that role, she was part of the CNN team that received a George Foster Peabody Award for its Hurricane Katrina coverage.
Before joining CNN, Kim held executive and senior producing positions at NBC News on the “Today Show,” “Weekend Today,” “NBC News at Sunrise” and the weekend edition of “NBC Nightly News.” Prior to NBC News, Kim held management and producer positions in Philadelphia, Atlanta and the Cayman Islands, having staffed and managed the islands’ first television newsroom.
She holds an MBA and a BA in Communications from the University of New Orleans.