Meet Your MAB Board Member of the Week: Kim Krause
Kim Krause is currently the VP/General Manager of WXMI, a FOX affiliate and Tribune Media property in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Kim was named VP/General Manager of WXMI, in January 2017.
Before taking over the GM position, Kim worked as VP of Sales and Marketing for WZZM, the ABC affiliate in Grand Rapids. Prior to her position as VP Sales/Marketing, Kim was their Local Sales Manager starting June of 1998.
Before joining WZZM 13, Kim worked for one year as Local Sales Manager at WLAJ ABC 53 in Lansing.
Kim graduated from Hope College in 1986 with a double major in Political Science and Psychology. Upon graduation, Kim spent six years as an Account Executive at WWMT Ch 3 in the West Michigan market and then was promoted to Special Projects Manager.
Kim currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan. She has also served on numerous other community boards including The Humane Society of Western Michigan and Camp Newaygo for Girls.
Kim and her husband, Gary, reside in East Grand Rapids along with their 14 year old daughter Elle.