Myung Oak Kim

Independent Communications and Strategy Consultant

Myung Oak Kim is a communications consultant and former award-winning journalist who is passionate about community service. As a newspaper journalist, she won six regional and national awards for investigative stories that improved safety for school children in Philadelphia. In Colorado, she wrote in-depth stories about the state legislature, immigrant communities, elections systems and other complex issues for the Rocky Mountain News. After the Rocky closed, she served as Communications Manager for Gov. Bill Ritter and then worked as a founding leader of the state’s health insurance marketplace, Connect for Health Colorado. That role led to a series of positions that focused on communications, community service, diversity, employee engagement and nonprofit fundraising. Myung served for five years on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative. She now focuses on supporting nonprofit organizations as both a consultant and a volunteer. Myung volunteers with the International Rescue Committee and the Longmont Humane Society and provides grant management and fundraising expertise to Reach Out and Read Colorado and other organizations.