Morning anchor, Kim Gusby, joined the News 3 team in November 1993. Since that time, she has been waking folks up around the Coastal Empire and Low Country as Morning Anchor of WSAV’s Coastal Sunrise. A native Savannahian, Kim was educated in Chatham County’s public school system. She’s a proud graduate of Herschel V. Jenkins High School and the Savannah State College (now University) Upward Bound Program.
Kim received her undergraduate education at Georgia Southern University where she obtained her BS degree in Communication Arts. A “homegrown product”, Kim believes in giving back to her community. When she’s not on the air, you can find her in local classrooms speaking to area students or volunteering through various social/civic organizations. In addition to her work here at home, Kim was a part of a number of missions to Haiti with Savannah’s Christian Revival Center in the early 90s, where she helped provide food and clothing to individuals in need.
Some of her honors and awards include: 2015 NATAS Southeast Silver Circle Inductee, Associated Press Best Feature Reporting (1997) and Honorable mention for Best Documentary (2011); 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Documentary/Special Programming-Celebrating Black History ; Outstanding Young American (1998); Beverly Whitehead Award for Service to the Chatham County Youth Commission; Savannah State University Southern Press Institute’s Louis R. Lautier Award for Career Achievement Kim was also one of the original instructors for the King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation’s “Legacy” Black History program.
She is a former Savannah-Chatham Crimestoppers Board Member, a former Board Member of the Carver Heights Stallions Athletics Organization, and Savannah Chapter of the Big Kidz Foundation. She’s also the proud mother of four. It’s no wonder that Kim is one of the most popular news anchors in the Savannah market and a valuable member of the WSAV News 3 team.