Karen trained as a journalist, starting her career at BBC Five Live. Having moved to television, she then built up a career in children’s production at the BBC including making short films for Record Breakers and producing Blue Peter. She then spent three years working for the BBC Academy, the largest and most prestigious training department in the UK media sector, running an innovative project to help BBC staff learn new skills by working with charities and other non-profits and helping them with their media.
Karen offers training, consultancy and production to help charities, voluntary organisations and community groups to gain the digital media skills they need to tell their stories with the most impact. She has been Head of communications for a charity that supports seriously ill children, Camp Simcha as well as Jewish Care, a large social care charity. She is now Director of Production at a creative agency, where she oversees film and other content creation for a roster of charity clients.
Karen has a Masters in Digital Media with distinction with a specialty in digital media for non-profitsMedia with distinction with a specialty in digital media for non-profits.