Kimberly Sumpter is a podcaster and business coach who encourages women of color to expand their reach and share their unique stories through the medium of podcasting.


Before launching "Podcasting Essentials for Beginners" during the COVID-19 pandemic, Kimberly spent over seventeen years as a Radio Announcer, News and Traffic Reporter, and Promotions Director with a successful and rewarding career at major media brands including Clear Channel Radio, Service Broadcasting, and Radio One in Dallas, Texas. 


Kimberly now mentors and coaches emerging podcasters with her signature "concept to launch" approach to find their unique voice as they craft compelling content for their ideal listeners. The 30 Days To Launch Podcasting Intensive course is tailored for women who want to launch a podcast without feeling overwhelmed by the process. They learn how to build a passionate and engaged community while developing a clear and concise brand message. Kimberly currently teaches the fundamentals of podcasting to students from around the world through the Classroom Au Pair program. In Fall 2020, she will offer podcasting courses as an instructor at the Continuing Education Department of Hudson County Community College in Jersey City, NJ. 


Kimberly owns and operates the Wax Kandy Candle Co. and is a Community Business Academy Instructor for Rising Tide Capital, a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming lives and communities through entrepreneurship.


She's the host of the Sistahs Connect Podcast which to date has received over 11,000 unique downloads and has been featured in the Podcast Business Journal, Authority Magazine, Izzy and Liv, and You can reach Kimberly at

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