Reviews & Other News


Blue Ridge Outdoors – Hardly Easy
July 2021: 3 Summer Reads, page 6-7 – Hardly Easy
Two new book seek to inspire girls in aviation by Jennifer Non – June 2, 2021

The Berkshire Edge – Hardly Easy
Berkshire Reads, May 2021

Carolina Mountain Life – Hardly Easy
Book Nook – Spring 2021, page 39 by Edwin Ansel

Ninety-Nines Magazine – Hardly Easy
January/February 2021 (full magazine link – page 24) by Dr. Jacque Boyd

Mountain Times
January Thaw: Warm up to adventure, thrills and diversity with Hardly Easy by Tom Mayer

High Country Press
January 2021: “Hardly Easy” Takes Readers on an Adventure full of Twists and Turns that Teach the Power of Passion by Using Author’s own Experiences as Inspiration

Skiing History Magazine
Volume 29, No. 6 November-December 2017, page 28
Link to Volume 29

Carolina Mountain Life – Fly Baby: The Story of an American Girl
Book Nook – Summer 2017, page 99

NSAA Journal
National Ski Areas Association, Volume 25, Issue 3, Convention 2017

The Berkshire Eagle
Book review: ‘Fly Baby’: An ‘epic’ story of Kimberley Jochl’s rise to fame

The Berkshire Eagle
Book review: Jochl overcomes fear by taking flight

All About Women
Aviatrix Review

Carolina Mountain Life: The Aviatrix: Fly Like a Girl
Book Nook – Autumn 2016


Jesse Brown’s & Carolina WBT Outdoors – Charlotte, NC
February 2021: Hardly Easy interview with Bill Bartee & Wes Lawson

WKSK Radio – West Jefferson, NC
February 2021: Hardly Easy interview with Graham Caddell

WBTV – QC Life Charlotte
January 2021: Kimberly Jochl’s newest book, “Hardly Easy” The Tarheel Traveler – Raleigh
January 2019

Jesse Brown’s & Carolina WBT Outdoors
Sugar Mountain Ski Resort, Skiing, & Flying Interview – December 2017

WBTV – Charlotte
Fly Baby Interview

The Middle of the Air Podcast
• Author Interviews

Listen to the interview

WBTV Charlotte
• The Aviatrix interview

WATA 1450 AM radio with Gary Smith
• The Aviatrix Interview

Listen to the interview


NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
Goddard Engineering Colloquium Series
March 6, 2017


High Country Press
• January 2021

Blue Ridge Outdoors 2018
These 7 Women are Forces of Nature who are redefining what it means to do anything “like a girl.”

Asheville Citizen-Times
• World-class alpine skier beats fear of flying

High Country Press
• Fly Like a Girl: Launch Party for Kim Jochl’s Book The Aviatrix Slated for Thursday
• Jochl’s The Aviatrix Available for Purchase Following a Successful Launch Party
• Kim Jochl Releases Second Book, Fly Baby: The Story of An American Girl

High Country Magazine
• Fly Like a Girl: Get Your Copy of Kim Jochl’s Book, The Aviatrix

Avery Journal
• “The Aviatrix” author speaks at launch party

Watauga Democrat
• “The Aviatrix” author speaks at launch party

Press Releases

April 25, 2021 – Rave Reviews for Kimberley Jochl’s Debut Young Adult Novel, Hardly Easy – Here’s what kids, educators and influential aviators are saying about Hardly Easy

April 10, 2018 – The Appalachian Aviatrixes Hosted Its First Girl Scout Fun Patch Day

April 25, 2017 – Visit with Author Kimberley Jochl

January 31, 2017 – Fly Baby: The Story of an American Girl by Kimberley Jochl

November 14, 2016 – The Aviatrix: Fly Like a Girl, for the Holidays

July 31, 2016 – Discover New Author Kimberley Jochl

Other Interviews

WBTV – Charlotte
• Summer Activities at Sugar Mountain – 2019