Kim Adragna is an actress, model, voice-over actor, writer, producer, and brand influencer who is best known for her on-air role as a host of The Grindhouse Radio, a pop culture talk-based podcast and series that is currently syndicated on over twenty-five digital & terrestrial radio networks (including iHeartRadio, iTunes, Spotify & Google Play Radio) with a listenership of between 3.5 – 4 million weekly worldwide. The Grindhouse Radio, also known as GHR - has achieved ranking in the Top 20 Best Comedic Podcasts worldwide on iTunes as high as #6 as well as #83 on their overall charts. In addition to GHR, Adragna hosts a companion podcast series, The Magic KimTom which can also be found on all major streaming networks. She appears regularly as an expert speaker at libraries, schools and universities teaching podcast hopefuls, ‘how to podcast’ from nuts to bolts in Podcast 101, 201 & 301 courses along with her GHR partners. On social media, Kim and GHR branded GIFs are searchable and have been used over 850 million times via their official Giphy account. Filming has begun on a televised sitcom spinoff of GHR entitled, Behind the Grind that will be available on Amazon Fire TV, Roku TV and Apple TV. Notably, The show has achieved the honor of being voted, ‘Best Radio Station on Long Island 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020,’ in the annual Best of LI Awards - while Kim has personally been nominated for, ‘Best Long Island Personality 2018, 2019 & 2020,’ and ‘Best Boss 2020.’ The Grindhouse Radio was named a 2018 SCORE American Small Business Champion and National Grand Champion; and was a topic of discussion at the European Planetary Science Congress 2018 - officially making them a citable source for scientific and collegiate papers. The Grindhouse Radio was awarded the 2020 New York State Senate Empire Business Award in recognition of their repeated contributions to the community and New York State. Kim’s most recent accolade was being inducted into the Class of 2019, ‘Long Island Business News’ 30 under 30 - recognizing her contributions to the community through public service accomplishments in business. Musically in 2018 – GHR released and distributed their first holiday single ‘Baking Cookies’ that was written by the main cast.
Adragna has been utilized as a pop culture expert on multiple news outlets and publications including the Long Island Press, The Herald, Long Island Business News, Good Day Philadelphia, Fox 5, Newsday, Verizon FIOS and more. Kim’s hosted and judged at an array of different events and functions from pop culture to foodie based. She’s moderated panels for The Great Philadelphia Comic Con, Allentown Comic Con, Sy Con and Em Con, signed in Celeb Row at San Diego Comic Con 2019 and was a guest of honor for the LILTA Women’s Conference. In the foodie world, she’s celebrity judged for Famous Food Festivals and Pig Island NYC. Adragna’s hosted the Summer Series at the Jones Beach Band Shell and has been a two-time celebrity judge for Bragging Rights NYC (Sketch Comedy Showdown).
Kim’s modeling repertoire includes NYDJ women’s clothing campaign promoting female body positivity which landed her in the pages of Oprah Magazine. She has a Klear influencer rating of 60 and is involved in diverse sponsorships, partnerships, and endorsements with Beyerdynamic, All Music Inc., Entertainment Earth, Bigelow Tea, Chef Uniforms, Fathom Clothing, Dart World, HoMedics, JINS Eyewear, Kikkoman, La Colombe Coffee, Mane N’ Tail, Monster, TechniSport USA, Warheads and Yogibo among others.
Adragna has appeared in various films, shorts films, video games, Apps and comedy skits quickly building her body of work. Some of her work includes - GHR: The Great Airspace Chase, Seymour the Unfortunate Vampire (Agent Lisa Hamill), a cameo in TROMA Entertainment's, Shakespeare’s Sh*tstorm and Sorim Story: Race World (as multiple characters). In terms of children’s ‘edutainment’ – Adragna has carved out a niche as the voice of ‘Harmony’ in Friendliens, and her upcoming role as ‘Lexi the Fawn’ in the upcoming network television, children’s animated series and interactive educational website, Wobworld.
Kim has had the honor of being a guest at the United Nations Women’s Guild in New York City for International Day of Peace. To her – it was one of her proudest moments spreading positivity and empowering women, men and young children. Kim has a deep passion for giving back and raising awareness for a variety of charities that include; but are not limited to Operation Christmas Child, Thyroid Cancer - American Cancer Society, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, local animal shelters, and the ASPCA.