Kim Leoffler joined the FOX 5 News team in January 2023. She grew up in Peachtree City and is thrilled to be back home and have the opportunity to serve the Atlanta community!
Before joining FOX 5, Kim worked as a reporter for the AccuWeather Network. She traveled the country covering severe weather events and weather related stories. She's been on the ground for a number of major storms including the deadly tornadoes in Kentucky in 2021 as well as Hurricanes Ida and Ian. She feels grateful to have met so many remarkable people during these assignments working to help their neighbors start to move forward after unthinkable disasters.
Previously, Kim worked as a Reporter/MMJ for Spectrum Bay News 9 in Tampa, FL and KLTV in Tyler, TX.
She attended the Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California. While in school, she had the chance to learn from a number of talented journalists at NY1 in New York City and NBC News in Los Angeles and Atlanta.
When she's not reporting, you'll find Kim tearing up the dance floor in one of the many wonderful dance classes in Atlanta or trying out all the amazing food options in the city.
The latest from Kim Leoffler
Rise in temperatures means rise in crime, expert says
For some, it's simply about access with more people out and about and children out of school.
Georgia has one of the highest pedestrian fatality rates in the country, data shows
Georgia has one of the highest pedestrian fatality rates in the country. According to the latest data from the Governors Highway Safety Association, Georgia's pedestrian fatalities increased by 57.8% from January-June 2019 to January-June 2022.
Man accused of gunning down 72-year-old outside Commerce Hardee's in custody
The Commerce community came together Sunday night to remember 72-year-old Calvin Varnum. They waved at cars passing by, as he did each and every day.
Parents of man shot, killed by Atlanta police at Buckhead restaurant demand justice
Cullins' mother said her son was suffering from mental health issues. She said she called 911 that day to take him to a mental health facility before he went to the restaurant.
DNA drive, missing persons event to help families search for loved ones
This Missing Persons Event and DNA Drive is being hosted by the Medical Examiner's Office and the DA's office.
South Fulton Midnight Basketball league offers 'free pointers' amid 3-pointers
The city of South Fulton is launching its own Midnight Basketball league for young adults similar to the one started in Atlanta all meant to curb crime.