Kimberly Kuizon joined the FOX 13 Team in March of 2013. Kimberly is a multimedia journalist covering our southern viewing area.
Kimberly joined us as a photographer and soon was assigned to cover a variety of stories. With her photographer background, she is a natural for the multimedia journalist position. She shoots, writes, and edits all of her stories.
Born and raised in Anna Maria, Florida, she realized her love for news while anchoring the morning news at Anna Maria Elementary. After graduating from Manatee High School, she attended the University of Florida College of Journalism, receiving a degree in broadcast news.
Kimberly's broadcasting career began in Sarasota at WWSB and then WFTS in Tampa as a multimedia journalist. She was honored with the University of Florida Excellence in Broadcasting Award and is a three-time winner of the Florida Associated Press Award.
Kimberly enjoys scuba diving, fishing, and cheering for her Tampa Bay teams -- and, of course, the Florida Gators.
It doesn't matter what you're driving, you can't drive drunk. Scott Pritchard learned that the hard way on July 4th, when Holmes Beach police found him allegedly driving drunk on his lawnmower.
Suzi Fox knew there was trouble the second she saw turtle tracks going one way up the beach, but none headed back to the water.
After Nadine Noky finished five years in the Army, she noticed a lack of clothing and merchandise tailored to female veterans. That became her new mission.
On Sarasota Bay, boaters are encountering a stinky situation. "I would not want to swim in these waters," one woman said. "The stench is very strong."
Postponed until July, graduation was the only part of 2020 mother Susannah Johnson and her family held out hope for.
Officials in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Manatee counties are all working on plans to curb the spread of COVID-19 in so-called hot zones -- zip codes where there have been more than 300 positive cases.
Manatee County commissioners spent two days and several hours discussing face masks but did not pass a mandate requiring them Thursday. But two cities within the county decided to pass their own ordinances in hopes of preventing the further spread of COVID-19.
Plans, which are still being finalized, call for full-time, in-person classes for kindergarten through sixth grade. Seventh grade and up will likely have a hybrid mix of in person classes and e-learning.
Two people were killed and four others hospitalized in a crash on Interstate 75 in Manatee County involving seven vehicles and two tractor-trailers.
County-by-county, Bay Area leaders are debating whether mask mandates are necessary to stop the spread of COVID-19.