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.
Every day during the month of February, Teidra Everett dresses up as an essential figure in Black history, prompting her students to learn more about race, culture, and America's past.
Protesters voiced their concerns outside the Manatee County Commission building Tuesday over commissioner Vanessa Baugh's actions in setting up an exclusive, pop-up COVID-19 vaccination site in Lakewood Ranch.
Congressman Charlie Crist is calling for the acting U.S. attorney general to investigate Governor Ron DeSantis and his pop-up vaccination locations in affluent communities, which Crist called "Republican enclaves."
Tina Russo works to serve up good food along with a side of hope. Right next to her specials board is a board she calls ‘Neighbors helping Neighbors.’ It's filled with tickets of pre-purchased meals for anyone in need.
Buck O'Neil, the grandson of slaves, grew up in Sarasota during the 1920s. He went on to be a Negro League star and the first Black coach in Major League Baseball.
Wednesday, the state made vaccines available to specific residents of two specific ZIP codes in Manatee County. FOX 13 has obtained a county commissioner's email with the hand-selected names, including her own.
Stretching blocks, a long chain of ribbons tied together is a reminder of the toll of COVID-19 in Florida.
A special state program to vaccinate certain residents in Manatee County is coming under fire by critics on the county commission who say it smacks of racism and classism.
Local scientists are both excited and concerned about a one-of-a-kind discovery – a new species of whale.
At Blake Medical Center, Megan Hawkins' passion can be felt as she works to treat and help burn patients.