A long-time Atlanta resident, Karyn is well known in the local television market and has a history of hands-on community involvement.

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A long-time Atlanta resident, Karyn is well known in the local television market and has a history of hands-on community involvement. She is the past president of the Atlanta Press Club and currently serves on the Board of Governor's for the National Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences.

The Emmy award winning anchor is also a member of the Magnolia chapter of The Links Inc., a board member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, a member of the Greater North Atlanta Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc., and on the board of The Sport of Giving,and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. to name just a few.

Throughout her career she has been the recipient of numerous awards honoring both her professional work and community contributions. In 2008 she was named one of Atlanta's 100 Women of Influence by the Atlanta Business League.

Karyn is a native of Chicago, Illinois. In her free time she enjoys reading and traveling with her husband Tony and being a football, baseball, lacrosse and swim mom to their sons, Kyle and Tyler.

You're most likely to see me around town at: Phipps Plaza or Discover Mills Mall

On the weekends I love to: cheer for my boys at their games and see the latest movies

The high school, college or pro sports teams I root for are: Illinois and USC but you can catch me at Hawks,Falcons,Braves, Thrashers and Gladiators games.

If I'm watching a movie or listening to music, it's probably: My ipod is stacked by my sons. I like all types of music. Some of my favorites are Beyonce, Usher, Janet,Neyo,and of course Outkast

I am passionate about: giving back to my community. My career has been a blessing and I don't ever want to forget that.

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