Kim Adragna has had a professional career in the entertainment industry including titles as On-air radio personality, entertainer, actress, model, singer/songwriter, videographer, editor, voice-over actress, writer, producer and brand influencer. Kim is best known for The Grindhouse Radio, Behind the Grind, and The Great Airspace Chase. Adragna enjoyed being in front of an audience throughout her schooling which resulted in her acting and singing in countless plays and choirs from elementary through college. Once arriving in college, she quickly fell in love with broadcasting and found a home at the school's new radio station.
Her love for media led her to become one of the hosts of the internationally syndicated, award winning radio and web series, 'The Grindhouse Radio' (also known as GHR) in early 2015. On the show she is best described as sweet, bubbly and a refined entertainer. The Grindhouse Radio, a pop culture talk-based podcast is currently syndicated on several digital & terrestrial radio networks (including iHeartRadio, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify Spreaker, SoundCloud and 19 syndicated networks) worldwide with celebrity guests from The Walking Dead, Disney movies, TV shows, voice actors etc., and a listenership of between 3.5 – 4 million weekly.
The show reached Top Comedic Podcast raking at #6 on iTunes as well as #83 on their overall charts. Since then GHR has been Top 20 Comedic Podcasts worldwide every week. GHR won Bethpage Federal Credit Unions ‘Best Radio Station on Long Island 2017,’ 2018 and has been nominated again for the prestigious award in 2019 with an addition to Kim being nominated for ‘Best Long Island Personality 2018’ and once again nominated for ‘Best Long Island Personality 2019’ the 14th Annual Best of Long Island Awards. Another honor the radio show received was winning the SCORE Mentors and Sam’s Club 2018 American Small Business GRAND Champions for $15,000 grant. They were selected by a panel of distinguished judges and public votes who thought their business story deserved recognition. Kim also has had the honor to speak and inspire students at Long Island Teachers Association (LILTA) an established nonprofit organization comprised of committed educators and supporters of education, who advocate for high quality education in order to increase graduation rates and higher education enrollment and completion.
Since finding success with GHR, Adragna has truly fallen into the groove with her acting, writing and producing career. Kim has appeared in various films, shorts films, and comedy skits. Her voice over work can be found in video games including Wasteland Wars voicing Sasha, Seeka and Boudica, voicing a character named Telli in the 2017 release of the game, Liquid Metal, voicing as Harmony for the new child education learning videos for Friendliens, various voices in the new racing video game Sorim Story: Race World and GHR: The Great Airspace Chase, as well as; staring in multiple TV comedies, Seymour the Unfortunate Vampire as Agent.
Lisa Hamill, Eating Crickets (Short), Shakespeare’s Sh*tstorm as Claire Watts produced by Lloyd Kaufman and Behind the Grind which will air on Amazon, Roku, and Apple TV.
Notably, The Grindhouse was a topic of discussion at the European Planetary Science Congress 2018 – officially making Kim and GHR a citable source for the scientific and collegiate papers.
Kim has been used as a pop culture expert guest on various news outlets and publications. Some of these featured outlets include: The Herald, Long Island Press, Long Island Business News, Good Day Philadelphia, Fox 5, Newsday, and Verizon FIOS 1.
In addition, she’s attended MACY’s Fashion Show in New York, assisted various YouTube channels and managed rising artists. Many YouTube stars over the years have asked Kim to come in for their productions to brainstorm and edit content for their next videos. It’s been an honor for Kim to model for NYDJ women’s clothing in the campaign to promote women body positivity where she was featured on their Instagram, NYDJ.com website, and The Oprah Magazine. She is also involved in diverse sponsorships, partnerships, and endorsements with Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, All Music Inc., Bareburger, Bellmore Playhouse, Billboard Caps, Bigelow Tea, Blaze Pizza, Buffalo Wild Wings, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Can You Escape?, Chef Uniforms, Cinnabon, Crazy Cups Coffee, D’Addario, Dunkin Donuts, Fathom Clothing, FOGO DE CHAO, Giphy.com, HoMedics, Honest Tea, Jolt Cola, JINS Eyewear, Kikkoman, La Colombe Coffee, Mane N’ Tail, MONSTER, NEFCU, Noodles & Company, NYDJ Women’s Clothing, OppoSuits, Petco, Pogo Cam, REZ, SIPP, SteakUmm, TechniSport USA, Target, Walmart, WarHeads, Yelp, Yogibo and etc.
Her bubbly-sweet and engaging personality led her to moderating and judging panels at major pop culture comic cons. Some of these conventions include; but not limited to SanDiego Comic Con, The Great Philadelphia Comic Con, The Great Allentown Comic Con, ACE Comic Con, I-Con32, Eternal Con, New Jersey Horror Con, EMCon, San Diego Comic Con etc. Kim has had the honor of attending the United Nations Women’s Guild in New York City for International Day of Peace. To her – it was one of the most humbling experiences spreading positivity in this world and empowering women, men and young children. In addition to attending the United Nations - Kim has a deep passion and a heart of gold for giving back by raising awareness.
Adragna’s philanthropy shows no boundaries as she is involved in many charities that include; but are not limited to Operation Christmas Child, Breast Cancer Research, Thyroid Cancer- American Cancer Society and fundraising for St. Jude Research Hospital. Furthermore, Kim selflessly volunteers her time whenever available at local animal shelters and the ASPCA.
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