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Kim Tobin

Created: 01/29/2014 7:48 AM

Just the Facts: Kim Tobin

• Position: Morning anchor/reporter
• Year Hired at KOB Eyewitness News 4: 2013
• First TV Appearance: 2010—Cronkite NewsWatch in college—not sure my morning announcements in 7th grade counted
• Other TV jobs/markets/stations: KTVZ Bend, Oregon—Weekend Anchor/Reporter
• Favorite News Story: Covering wildfires in Central Oregon
• Most Memorable Interview: Avrey Walker—a nine year old girl who was going through her 3rd battle with cancer
• First Reporting Story: Flooding in the Phoenix Area
• Why I'm A Journalist: I love telling people's stories
• Most proud of: Getting a full scholarship and putting myself through college
• Favorite thing about New Mexico: The sunsets, food, people
• Hidden Talent: Double jointed in my shoulders—it’s gross and makes people gasp
• Dream Job: Today Show Host
• Favorite TV Show: Toss up—Modern Family & Parks and Rec
• Favorite good causes: Humane Societies nationwide
• Alma Mater: Arizona State University – Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
• Hometown: Prescott, Arizona
• Height: 5'4"
• Star Sign: Cancer
• Kids: No
• Pets: No- I really want a puppy!
• Favorite animal(s): I'm a dog lover!
• Spouse/S/O Nope
• Siblings: Older brother Sean—funniest person I've ever had the pleasure of knowing
• Hobbies: Hiking, Shopping, Swimming, Cooking, Reading, Traveling
• Favorite Food: Sushi
• Favorite Sports Team: Phoenix Suns
• Favorite Musician: Modest Mouse
• Favorite Author: J.K. Rowling—no shame!!
• Favorite Destination: Castle Beach on the North Shore in Oahu, Hawaii where my mom grew up
• Favorite Song: Gravity Rides Everything—Modest Mouse
• Favorite quote: Life is difficult. Suffering is optional. -- Buddha
• Favorite color: Yellow
• Favorite movie(s): 500 Days of Summer, Edward Scissor Hands, Big Fish, Catch me if you Can, Clueless
• Favorite book(s): All of the Harry Potter book (yes, I know they're for kids), Tuesdays with Morrie, Animal Farm, 1984

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