Kimberly Holmes-Iverson joined the RW Jones Agency as an account director in 2022. She’s an award-winning storyteller who enjoys crafting empowering narratives and sharing stories connected to higher education. She has extensive experience in the classroom and in administrative roles on campus.
Before joining RW Jones, Kimberly led the media relations office for Howard University. She’s also taught the next generation of journalists as an adjunct instructor at Salisbury University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Kimberly brings her clients extensive experience as a television journalist, including roles as an anchor/reporter and producer/writer in newsrooms throughout the country. Her 15+ years of journalistic work have been recognized by the Emmy Awards, the Associated Press, the Religion Newswriters Association, and the National Association of Black Journalists.
Kimberly brings empathy and strength to each assignment stemming from her leadership roles in fast-paced, high-stress newsrooms and her personal walk through widowhood. She strives to help the bereaved navigate the waters of significant loss and grief. Her speaking experience and books/articles guide those grieving and others longing to encourage their grieving friends.
Kimberly believes in mentorship and is passionate about encouraging young people. Throughout the years, she has served as a mentor, volunteered with Big Brothers, Big Sisters, and even been the leader of a Girl Scout Troop. Most recently, she worked as a consultant for the Talent Boulevard agency, which strives to provide mentorship and career guidance to young journalists. Kimberly has served on the Sanford Alumni Council of the Sanford School for Public Policy at Duke University and was selected to attend the competitive HIVE Global Leadership weekend in San Francisco. She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Kimberly graduated from Duke University and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.