Kim Tunnicliffe is an anchor and reporter for WBZ Newsradio 1030. She can frequently be heard on WBZ Newsradio nights between 7:00 PM and 11:00 PM and during “the WBZ Weekend News,” broadcast Saturdays and Sundays between 5:00 AM and 11:00 PM. Tunnicliffe began her career at WBZ Radio in May 1998.
Prior to joining WBZ Newsradio, Tunnicliffe served as News Director at WSAR Radio in Fall River for ten years. Under her tenure, the news department received a number of awards from the Associated Press. Tunnicliffe also worked as a news anchor and reporter at WPRO Radio and 1110 CNN Radio in Providence, Rhode Island.
A highlight of Tunnicliffe’s career in broadcasting was covering President Clinton’s visit to Fall River while News Director at WSAR. She also covered the J.F.K. Junior and Egypt Air plane crashes for WBZ Radio.
Tunnicliffe was born in Cumberland, Rhode Island. She received an Associates degree in communications from Dean College in Franklin and a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from Emerson College. While at Emerson, Tunnicliffe spent a semester abroad.
She lived and studied in Holland and traveled all over Europe. Tunnicliffe currently lives in Rhode Island.
WBZ Cares profiles a Boston based non-profit offering technology and personal finance training to Veterans.
WBZ Cares profiles “New England Center & Home For Veterans,” a national leader in housing and serving Veterans who are at-risk of homelessness.
The Foundation has raised nearly 70 million dollars since 1982, with most of the money going to fund the clinical and medical arm of the foundation, called the Feingold Center for Children at Children’s Hospital in Waltham.
The Genesis Foundation helps properly diagnose and coordinate care for 11-year-old Bella Burton suffering from a rare genetic disorder.
Since its creation, the Genesis Foundation has been extremely successful in its fundraising efforts.
The late Dr. Murray Feingold started the Genesis Foundation to help parents navigate the complicated and often confusing maze of medical care for their children with genetic disorders.
Diane Sullivan admits sometimes it can be a challenge keeping the Shadow Fund going.
For June, WBZ Cares is profiling the Shadow Fund, which helps pet owners pay for life-saving medical treatment for their animal companions.
The Andover Animal Hospital has teamed up with the Shadow Fund over the years to perform hundreds of surgeries and medical procedures on pets in need.
Each month, WBZ NewsRadio 1030 will highlight a worthy non-profit organization and tell the story of what it does for the community.