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Issue Date: February 2011

Most Eligible Singles: Kimberly Gill

Kimberly Gill, 34
News Channel 5 anchor

How she caught our eye: Despite getting up at 1:45 a.m., this sweetheart of news greets us with a smile every morning. But there's more to this meat-and-potato-loving Southern girl than you see on TV.

The perfect date: Anything that involves a good meal, preferably steak and potatoes, and good conversation.

Something most people don't know about me: I am full of surprises. ... On-air Kimberly is very sophisticated and serious, but off-air Kim is absolutely nuts. She's silly and a lot of fun.

My passion: Helping young people to realize their potential. ... I talk to a lot of school and church groups.

Biggest turn-on: Somebody who is goal-oriented and has nice teeth. Oh, and someone who smells good. When a guy smells good, I could just eat him alive.

Biggest turnoff: Halitosis

I own too many: I don't own too many of anything. I don't like a lot of clutter. I'm not a person that collects things.

My favorite ... place in Cleveland: I love going to XO.
... book:
Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
... musician/band:
Luther Vandross
... sports team:
South Carolina Gamecocks. That's my alma mater.
... TV show:
The Real House Wives of Atlanta and Modern Family
... vacation destination:
Barcelona, Spain
... dessert:
Strawberry cheesecake
... blog:

My usual hangout: My favorite hangout is at home. I'm really a homebody. When you spend so much time being on, it's nice to just be off.

In high school I was ... the homecoming queen, and I was voted most talented and most spirited. I was more outgoing.
And now I'm ...
a little more reserved. I'm wiser and more mature.

My best feature: My smile

My bad habit: Organizing things that don't necessarily need to be organized. If you have a cup of pencils, I am going to find a way to organize those pencils. I will have some sort of system.

My first kiss: I was 5, and I was in church. He lived on my street and went to the same church. I walked up to him and kissed him. It was an innocent kiss. I just remember everybody in the church bursting into laughter.

My guilty pleasure: Anything that has carbs: potatoes, french fries

How my ex would describe me: I don't think they would say anything negative. I think my exes would like another chance.

Going out or staying in: Staying in. I will go out, I just prefer to be in.

Early, late or right on time: Late

Dogs or cats: I don't have either, but I prefer dogs.

Dancing ... yes or no?: Yes, behind closed doors. I'm not big on letting other people see me dance.

Twitter ... yes or no?: Yes

My longest relationship: About 3 years

Beer, wine or martinis: Straight vodka on the rocks without any chasers. I like to save my calories for the meal.

Roses or chocolates: Both, although I don't really care about either

My No. 1 dating rule: I won't date somebody who's disrespectful.

My deal-breaker: I don't know that I have one. I hate to ever say never. I can say something is a turnoff, but if he has a lot of other good qualities, we can work on the bad.

I hate when a date ... compliments me too much.

But I love when a date ... can have great conversation.

Worst pickup line: When people say, "What's wrong with you? I can't believe you're not married." They're trying to pick you up, but they are really putting you down.

If I could date anyone: I like men that have substance and who can teach me things, and I can teach them things. Character is really important to me. He needs to be kind, a good listener and goal-oriented. I really like guys who have goals and can make things happen. You can say that celebrity is good looking, but you don't know anything about who they are.

On a first date I never ... Kiss. But then, I don't like to say that I will never do something. I never say never.

Best place to meet someone: If I knew I would have that person.

Most unusual place I've met someone: I have never dated somebody that I've met at an unusual place. Most I've known from school or other social settings, and I've always known them first. I'm very selective.
Saturday, February 05, 2011 7:50:50 AM by Glossie Barron
You sound like a very down to earth personI laughed when I read that u like Vodka-Straight! Wow kim! I like when you said- save the calories too! I guess we are switching places, because I am moving to Charlotte to Teach in June! : )
Wednesday, February 09, 2011 8:30:06 AM by Anonymous
I love the pink dress that you wore on the cover of the magazine. I see it was from Nordstrom but can not find the dress anywhere, would you know the designer??
Friday, February 15, 2013 4:51:20 PM by Anonymous
HI I have read and enjoyed every comment in your profile. I really fit alot of them . steak n potatos the best .dogs r great. my dog ride s with me on my bike . he is in a magazine. if u like to see us b 4 . u contact us. lol . it is pittsburgh quartly . section about dogs. we r on the bike. alot of good stories about dogs. please feel free to get in touch . I would very much enjoy talking with u . an having that steak potato meal. if the staff puts my request thourgh . thank u for coming to pgh. herb. hope to hear from u.
Friday, August 22, 2014 4:45:31 PM by Anonymous
Hi Kimberly, just want to comment you on a tremendous job u do on reporting the news. My husband and I love to watch you and we were very impressed on you driving the 18 wheeler for FEDEX. Keep up the great work!
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 10:14:54 PM by Dorothy
Love to see you on local 4 happy holiday Kimberly...
Monday, June 22, 2015 4:57:10 PM by Phyllis Muro
You are an excellent addition to WDIV. You are so gracious and eloquent. I enjoy listening to you. Some newscasters just try to hard. You are natural, interesting and soothing in your reports. Thank you and a late welcome to Detroit !
Friday, October 16, 2015 4:29:50 PM by Maurice Thompson
No disrespect, but you're very sexy Ms. Kimberly Gill! Smile.

Thursday, December 24, 2015 3:49:32 PM by Anonymous
Kimberly Gill you are the best thing that happened to Channel 4 ! You put a smile on my face everyday I look at Channel 4😁

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