Kimberly Hunt

Posted at 5:47 PM, Aug 22, 2012
and last updated 2017-07-26 13:48:59-04

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Kimberly Hunt is an eight-time Emmy award winning anchor for ABC 10News in San Diego California, earning the coveted statues for her stories tracking Cartel Guns, Hell Week with the Navy Seals, and Maquiladoras: Economic Boon or Toxic Time Bomb. She's also won for Best On-Air Talent 'Anchor,' and her contributions to newscasts at 5, 7, and 11 p.m.

Kimberly has also won the prestigious regional Edward R. Murrow Award for her story Tracking the Mexican Mafia-Inside Donovan State Prison.

The San Diego Press Club has awarded her first place awards for her investigations into Open Air Brothels in San Diego's canyons, and her exposé on sex trafficking.

Kimberly received a Golden Mic Award for her special titled Postcards From Home during the Persian Gulf War.

Her body of work garnered her the Attorney General's Crime Prevention Award.

Kimberly's experience includes covering political conventions, Super bowls, and the Academy Awards. She has interviewed sitting Presidents in the White House, Oprah Winfrey, politicians and Hollywood stars.

She began her career as a researcher for ABC World News Tonight anchor Peter Jennings, worked as an Associate Producer for Monday Night Football, and anchored at the CBS affiliate in Monterey California before coming to ABC 10News in San Diego.

Kimberly is married to former NFL linebacker Billy Ray Smith. They have one daughter, Savannah.

As a family, they've committed to many nonprofit organizations ranging from military, law enforcement, medical research, homeless, and children's charities.