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Brad Kimberly
Digital Engagement Chief, DoD Production Defense Media Activity

Brad Kimberly is the digital engagement chief of DoD Production at Defense Media Activity (DMA), Ft. Meade, Md. DMA is the Department of Defense’s direct line of communication for news and information to U.S. forces worldwide. The agency presents news, information and entertainment on a variety of media platforms, including radio, television, internet, print media and emerging media technologies.

From 2011–2015, Kimberly was the owner and director of Strategic Communications for BK PR Solutions in Atlanta, Georgia, responsible for consulting with corporate and individual clients on social media growth, web development and communicating key messages to clients’ target audiences.

Kimberly previously served at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) in Washington, D.C., where he was the first director of social media in the Office of Public Affairs and established a Twitter and YouTube presence for the top intelligence organization in the United States. He served as principal social media advisor to the 16 intelligence agencies under the ODNI’s umbrella.

Prior to joining ODNI, Kimberly was the chief of public affairs at several Air Force bases and developed the first installation-focused audio podcast in the Department of Defense. He is a graduate of the University of Houston in Houston, Texas, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications.