Kim Brattain isn’t your average CEO. Before building Kim Brattain Media into a powerhouse video production company, she spent 18 years as an Emmy Award-winning news anchor. It was during this time that Kim honed her skills in storytelling, understanding the power of visuals to capture attention and connect with audiences.

In 2008, Kim took a leap of faith and turned her dream into reality, founding Kim Brattain Media. Her vision was simple: to create compelling videos that transcend the ordinary and propel businesses and organizations forward.

Under Kim’s leadership, Kim Brattain Media has become a leader in the industry, collecting an impressive 32 Telly Awards, nine Muse Awards, two Davey Awards and countless Film Festivals.


Kim’s influence extends far beyond the world of video. Kim is a true community and industry leader. She has lent her expertise and passion to various organizations and been recognized for her achievements.

Charlotte Country Day School

Board of Advisors

Kim’s dedication to education is evident in her 18-year tenure as an advisor at Charlotte Country Day School.

Rotary Club of Charlotte

Public Relations Officer

Kim’s commitment to service continues through her role as Public Relations Officer for the Rotary Club of Charlotte, a global organization dedicated to improving communities.

Assistance League of Charlotte

Advisory Council

The Assistance League of Charlotte is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and families through community-based philanthropic programs to feed, clothe, mentor and educate.


Former Board Member

Driven by compassion, Kim has worked with Kindermourn, an organization providing bereavement counseling to adults and children.

Mission Film Works

Creative Director

For over 13 years, Kim has served as the Creative Director of this non-profit organization dedicated to creating impactful films and documentaries. This role allows Kim to use her skills for a higher purpose, raising awareness for important social causes.

Rotary Club of Charlotte

President 2024-2025

The Rotary Club of Charlotte is the oldest and largest club in District 7680 dedicated to service above self, and the advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace.

Enterprising Woman 2023

Enterprising Women Magazine

The Enterprising Women of the Year event is the magazine’s annual celebration of the world’s top women entrepreneurs and shines the spotlight on a remarkable group of outstanding women.


Woman Business Enterprise of the Year

In recognition and honor of small businesses that demonstrate exemplary leadership and sound business strategies. This award acknowledges and displays the hard work and resilient efforts of local small businesses, illustrating the positive footprint and economic impact they have on the community. The program nurtures relationship building between businesses, officials and government agencies.


Mecklenburg County

Awarded to leaders whose influence is felt in business, government, legal, education and the nonprofit sector. Selection criteria includes professional achievements, community involvement and a record of leadership.

Kim’s foundation for success was laid at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism. Her academic background, coupled with her years of experience in front of and behind the camera, have equipped her with the tools to become the master storyteller she is today.

And while Kim’s professional achievements are obviously impressive, those who know her best will tell you it’s her genuine warmth and dedication to others that truly set her apart.