Kimberly Davis

Kimberly Davis is a doctoral student at the Philip P. Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park. Davis, who is Maryland’s 2008 Scripps Howard fellow, was a writer and editor at newspapers and magazines for 12 years, including six years as an associate editor at Ebony magazine in Chicago. Before that, the Georgia native held positions at newspapers in Anderson, S.C., and Greenville, S.C., and was a freelance writer and editorial consultant for regional and national publications. Davis received her master’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Georgia in 2008 and her bachelor’s in journalism from Northwestern University in 1996. She can be reached at