Meet Kim and Jackie
Kim Goldman, sister of murder victim Ron Goldman, has spent the last 21 years of her life as a victims’ advocate. She travels the country as an impassioned public speaker on victims’ rights, the role of the media, judicial reform, and other related topics. Her advocacy work doesn't end with victims; Kim's everyday job includes providing free counseling to teenagers in need.
In her spare time, she commits herself as a victims’ advocate; traveling the country as an impassioned public speaker on victims’ rights, the role of the media, judicial reform, and other related topics. Some speaking highlights include: Keynote Speaker for numerous National Victims Rights Week events, Parents of Murdered Children Victims Conferences, The FBI National Academy Conference, The ICI (Institute of Criminal Investigation), Families of Homicide Victims and Missing Persons, Inc., Department of Justice (OJP), Speaker at Governor’s Conference for Women, and a guest speaker/panelist at a number of universities and national events. And recently, she testified in California, on behalf of SB 131 (a bill working to protect victims of sexual assault).
As an accomplished writer, Kim has been recognized twice on the NY Times Bestseller list for His Name is Ron, Our Search for Justice (1998, William Morrow & Co.) and If I Did It, Confessions of the Killer. (2007, Beaufort Books) Additionally, she has authored newsletters, quarterly magazines and had a by-line in Glamour Magazine, in February 2007, which was optioned internationally after its domestic debut. Kim recently published two books: Can't Forgive (2014) and Media Circus, A Look at Private Tragedy in the Public Eye (2015), is in development for a television show. Additionally, she has a successful blog of her own, KimberlyGoldman.com and is a contributor for Huffington Post.
She is the founding Co-Chair of The Ron Goldman Foundation for Justice as well as a member of the California District Attorney’s Association, Victims Rights Committee, Advisory Council Member for Crime Survivors Inc., Advisory Board Member for Habitat for Heroes, Stakeholder for Vision 21, Board Member with National Center for Victims of Crime and she collaborates with P.A.V.E (sexual assault prevention and awareness) and Rock Scar Love.
Kim contributes to a variety of media outlets, including FOX News Channel, MSNBC, CourtTV, and CNN. She has been a guest on news programs such as 20/20, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Oprah, Donahue, Dr. Phil and Larry King. She has also been interviewed in multiple national magazines and newspapers such as Time, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, People, Newsweek, The Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and The Boston Herald, raising her profile as a tireless advocate of victims' rights.
Kim’s commitment to youth and those in need has positioned her as a leader in her community where she was recognized by Soroptimist International with the "Making a Difference for Women" award, honored as a “40 under 40 Leader in Business Professional", nominated for "Leadership in Non-Profit", named as one of Santa Clarita's "Top 51 Most Influential People," received the “Going Above and Beyond” award from Crime Survivors, Inc., and was the 2013 recent recipient of the "Frank Carrington Champions of Civil Justice Award", given to her and her father by the National Crime Victim Bar Association.
Currently, Kim is the Executive Director of the Youth Project; a non-profit organization that provides peer mentoring, crisis intervention, support groups and outreach to teenagers, 12 -18 years old in the Santa Clarita Valley.
She is a single parent to a son and a resident of Los Angeles.
Jackie Morgan MacDougall, A TV exec-turned Web junkie, Jackie's spent over 14 years in network television before turning to the glitz and glamour of the World Wide Web in 2006. As founding editor of Warner Bros.' momlogic.com. Jackie was instrumental in creating the site from the ground up, as well as building an actively engaged online community. But it was her role as spokesperson for momlogic, appearing on Today Show, CNN and On Air with Ryan Seacrest, among others, that sparked her interest in connecting with others through the media. Jackie also produced and hosted LIVE online events, created co-branded sweepstakes and contests and promoted momlogic.com's featured stories and events throughout the country on local radio and TV outlets.
Since then, in addition to serving as a marketing consultant for a variety of TV studios, networks and ad agencies, Jackie has produced video and written content for countless Websites and magazines, and enjoys speaking at conferences and on panels about a variety of topics. Jackie recently made appearances discussing hot topics on Good Morning America, CNN, Dr. Drew, Huffpost Live, Ask Dr. Nandi and On-Air with Ryan Seacrest.
Jackie lives in the 'burbs of Los Angeles with her dashing husband and three perfectly-behaved children.