ABOUT KIMIYA

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Kimiya Shokoohi is a writer and video journalist whose work spans across four continents.

 

Kimiya was a part of the core digital team that launched the Olympic Channel in 2016, and the West Africa-based team that worked on the BBC World Service Africa expansion project. In 2019, Kimiya incorporated KIMIYASHO Productions Ltd. from Greater Vancouver. Kimiya's work can be found across the BBC, the Globe and Mail,  

The New York Times, and more.

 

Kimiya's international work dates back to the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games where she was brought on board as the first "IOC Young Reporter." Kimiya had her first by-line published in the Vancouver Sun in 2008.

 

Kimiya was born in Tehran, Iran. Her family was granted political asylum in the province of Quebec  before becoming Canadian citizens in British Columbia. Today, she lives in the Greater Vancouver Regional District with her adorable cat, Parsa.