A familiar face on the WPT, Kimberly Lansing anchors the action on Season IX of the World Poker Tour. Fans and players alike can now follow Kimberly as she unveils top stories from poker’s finest competitors live, online and on TV.
Kimberly grew up in Rancho Mirage and Laguna Hills before attending the University of Southern California. During her time at USC, Kimberly worked at the college news station, Annenberg TV News. After receiving a BA in Broadcast Journalism at USC, Kimberly began her career as an entertainment journalist for the Associated Press and Us Weekly Magazine.
Since 2004, Kimberly has been a reporter for PEOPLE Magazine, covering almost every red carpet event in Hollywood. In addition to her work at PEOPLE, Kimberly also writes for In Style Magazine and the German publication, Gala. Her on-camera experience continues to grow with appearances on WireImage, Cosmo Celebrity TV, Hollywood.com, and TV Guide Channel where she provides her entertainment expertise on shows like Hollywood 411 Reality Chat, and various specials.
Starting her path toward the poker world, in 2006 Kimberly hosted the OnGame Network's Poker Classic at the Casino de Barcelona, in Spain. In March of 2007, Kimberly attended the WPT Celebrity Invitational tournament to report for PEOPLE. Kimberly’s charming disposition and impressive background in poker prompted WPT to create a position for Kimberly where she would travel the poker circuit and report live from the tournament floor via streaming video blogs.
Kimberly’s ambition continues to take her to new places and serves as a perfect fit for the World Poker Tour.