After joining Ceres in 2016, Karen provides strategic multimedia and blog management support for the communications team. She comes from New York City with six years of reporting under her belt in the international arena, working with a Japanese print newspaper on the United Nations and international breaking news beats. She has a wealth of experience in online media, having run her own video game news site and podcasts.

Karen plays a lot of Japanese RPGs and likes to cuddle her cat as much as possible, when her cat isn’t hiding from everyone. She also speaks fluent Spanish and conversational Japanese but only when forced to.

She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2009.