Kimeko McCoy is an Atlanta-based journalist and social media powerhouse. Kimeko's talent in communication has granted her opportunities to work with media organizations and business throughout the metro area.
She is proficient in content creation, live event social coverage, social strategizing and analytics, as well as social media training and consulting.
She started her career during her time at Georgia Southern University, where she worked as a social media planner, writer and editor for The George-Anne student newspaper. Throughout the course of her career, Kimeko has worked as an opinion writer for the Savannah Morning News, a feature writer for the St. Augustine Record and a beat reporter for The Marietta Daily Journal and The Cherokee Tribune.
She provided live social coverage for Super Bowl LI, where the Atlanta Falcons faced off with the New England Patriots. She also created and implemented the newsroom-wide social media strategy planning for the opening of the Atlanta Braves' new stadium, SunTrust Park, which saw more than 82,000 clicks across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
Kimeko is still in the newspaper businesses and currently serves as a social media specialist at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. With her team, Kimeko is constantly experimenting with new social platforms. In the last year, she implemented a Instagram story strategy to contribute to the platform's 197% website referral growth.