KAREN HUA

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NBC PHILADELPHIA                                                                                                                                              Philadelphia, PA

Reporter                                                                                                                                   Jan 2022​ - Present​​​

  • General assignment & breaking news

  • Covered the mass shooting on South Street, the 4th of July shooting, and the city's gun violence crisis

  • Reporting on the local AAPI community

NEWS 12 NEW YORK                                                                                                                                             Westchester, NY

Reporter MMJ                                                                                                                      Dec 2020​ - Dec 2021​​

  • Reported expensively on Hurricane Ida and the aftermath

  • Emmy nominated for an exclusive sit-down with District Attorney Mimi Rocah, discussing why charges were dropped in the attack of an Asian grandmother. The report prompted a campaign to encourage more reporting of hate crimes.

  • Covered Governor Cuomo’s scandals and the transition to New York’s first female governor

KGET 17 NEWS (NBC)                                                                                                                                            Bakersfield, CA

Reporter & Lifestyle Host                                                                                                   May 2018 - Nov 2020

  • Lead reporter on Emmy award-winning Stagecoach wildfire coverage

  • Investigative story on officer-involved shootings prompted the state to sue the sheriff’s department and mandate body cameras for all deputies

  • Longform special reports following magnitude 6.4 and 7.1 earthquakes in Ridgecrest

  • Hosted weekly lifestyle show, Pop Kern, an original pitch with average viewership of 30,000

 

NBCUNIVERSAL                                                                                                                                                         New York, NY

Page                                                                                                                                      Feb 2017 - May 2018

  • Produced segments for CNBC's Halftime Report & Fast Money

  • Wrote daily web articles for WNBC

  • Coordinated travel for TODAY Show guests and talent, ran scripts for anchors

 

FORBES                                                                                                                                                                             Jersey City, NJ

Lifestyle Writer                                                                                                                    May 2015 – Feb 2017

  • Wrote 4-5 articles per week on lifestyle news (covered entertainment, fashion, real estate)

  • Managed ForbesLife Twitter and Facebook accounts (half a million combined followers)

  • Edited up to 25 freelancer articles per day

EDUCATION

THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN                                                                                                                          Ann Arbor, MI

B.A. Honors English and Psychology                                                                             Sept 2013 – April 2016

3-year graduate, magna cum laude

SKILLS

  • Fluent in Mandarin & conversational in Spanish

  • Shoot with Panasonic ENG, Sony XDCAM, Canon 5D Mark III, and Blackmagic cameras

  • Edit with Adobe Premiere

 

CONTACT

FACEBOOK

@karenhuanews

TWITTER

@k_hua

 

INSTAGRAM​

@karen_hua