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 is an award winning blogger, writer, producer, podcaster and speaker with over 20 years experience in television and digital marketing.
A visionary with a passion for collaborating and supporting other women, Jackie is the executive producer and co-host of Broadscast, a podcast for women that tackles trending topics while interviewing some of the most powerful, high profile voices and influencers. She’s also the founder / host of Forty Thrive, a multi-media lifestyle brand for women over 40.
As a results-driven TV marketer, Jackie has produced and directed television promo campaigns with some of the most innovative voices in entertainment including Queen Latifah, Harry Connick Jr., Tyra Banks, Chrissy Teigen and Sharon + Ozzy Osbourne.
As a creative and dedicated digital content creator, Jackie served as founding editor of a parenting site for Warner Bros. and was instrumental in creating the site from the ground up, reaching millions of readers within the first year and building an actively engaged online community. It was that position that sparked Jackie’s passion for connecting with women through media, landing her on Good Morning America, Today Show, CNN, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, Dr. Drew and Huffpost Live. Jackie has also produced video and written content for countless websites and magazines, hosted live online events, launched co-branded sweepstakes and contests, and enjoys speaking and participating in live panels on a variety of topics that relate to women, parenting, business and media.
Jackie lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children.