Kimberly Simeone is a communications expert and 25-year veteran of the news, entertainment and PR industries. She is a respected leader in her field and on the cutting edge of Social Media Strategy. Simeone works with corporations, celebrities and athletes to help them build their brands through social media. She leads her clients to create a powerful online presence, maximize their marketing potential and champion their revenue growing opportunities through marketing and social media.

Simeone is the Chief Marketing Officer at Wahlburgers Florida and Alabama. She launched the social media strategies for corporate clients including Bright House Networks, Loudmouth Golf and Urban Life Management. During her time at NBC, she worked with celebrities including Jerry Seinfeld, Will Ferrell, Brooke Shields, Gloria Estefan, Garth Brooks, Matt Lauer, Katie Couric, plus the casts of Saturday Night Live and many NBC sitcoms and dramas.

Simeone’s career began in Miami at WSVN-Fox where she served as a writer and then producer for Today in Florida, the #1 rated morning show in South Florida. While at WSVN, she also helped launch South Florida’s first morning weekend news program and was one of the producers for Deco Drive, a nationally syndicated entertainment program. Simeone also worked at WTVJ-TV, the NBC Owned & Operated station as a producer.

After a successful run as a producer, Simeone transitioned to Director of Public Relations & Community Services for NBC. She was based in Miami, but traveled extensively to New York and Los Angeles. Her responsibilities included organizing press and publicity, setting up talent appearances and maintaining the station image. She also organized special events, produced public service announcements and maintained relationships with all media partners including the Miami Dolphins, Florida Marlins, Florida Panthers and Miami Heat. Simeone also planned the South Florida stop of a soap opera casting call for NBC Daytime.

Simeone decided to branch out on her own and quickly landed high profile assignments as a freelance news producer, field producer for E! Entertainment and associate music video producer for bands including Skid Row, The Toadies and Deep Blue Something. She wrote and produced a series of public service announcements for the Fatone Family Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by TV Host and ‘N Sync star, Joey Fatone, to benefit various children’s charities.

Simeone graduated from the Honors Program at the University of Miami with a double major in Political Science and Journalism, and a minor in English. She currently serves on the Executive Board of Winter Park Pop Warner Football, Marketing & Advancement Board of Bishop Moore Catholic High School and is a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. She resides in Orlando with her husband and three sons.

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