Patty Kim bio
Patty Kim is an award-winning broadcast correspondent and producer whose assignments have taken her all over the world, including the Middle East, Asia and South America. She has worked as a correspondent and anchor for the National Geographic Channel and produced features and documentaries for a nightly program under veteran executive producer Mark Nelson, formerly senior producer at ABC's "Nightline."
Kim's awards include the prestigious CINE Golden Eagle Award for excellence in documentary film. In 2003, she won an Asian American Journalists Association Award for her series filmed on location in China about global fascination with the endangered panda. One of her documentaries for the National Geographic Channel was a one-hour special about a young photojournalist murdered in Somalia.
Kim's most recent project is an independent feature-length documentary called "ABDUCTION," which she co-directed with her husband, Chris Sheridan. The film's executive producer is Jane Campion, Academy Award-winning director of "The Piano." Produced in association with the BBC, "ABDUCTION" tells the story of a young Japanese woman kidnapped by North Korean spies. It has won several top honors since its debut in January 2006.