Prior to her arrival at WHSV, Karen worked in print advertising for a Daily Newspaper in the Shenandoah Valley. In her position, there, she was awarded “The Best in Show” award twice from the Virginia Press Association.
Karen earned a Bachelor’s Degree from VCU in Political Science, which afforded her the opportunity of working in the US Senate and on several political campaigns in Virginia and Texas.
As a native of the Shenandoah Valley, Karen lives in Luray with her husband, James and their dog and cat, Lily and Oscar. She enjoys political debates, auto racing and football. Her favorite place to visit is the beach.