Karen Hua Biography
Karen Hua is a media personality serving as a general assignment reporter for NBC10. She joined the station in January 2022. Previously, she was a reporter for News 12 in New York covering Westchester and the Hudson Valley.
Karen Hua Age
Hua is around 30 years old. She was born and raised in Boston.
Karen Hua Height
She is tall in stature but her height is undisclosed.
Karen Hua Nationality
Hua is a proud first-generation Chinese American.
Karen Hua Education
Karen received her B.A. in English and Psychology from the University of Michigan in April 2016. She is also fluent in Mandarin.
Karen Hua Parents
Hua is a proud first-generation Chinese American whose parents immigrated to the U.S. from Shanghai.
Karen Hua Husband
Despite being a media personality Karen has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not clear whether she is married, single, or in a relationship.
Karen Hua NBC10
Karen is a general assignment reporter for NBC10. She joined the station in January 2022. You can watch her reports on weekends and weekday mornings on NBC10.
She is most passionate about finding the human connection in her stories. Her favorite type of reporting is weather aftermath stories because they are the best examples of community and resiliency.
“Some of my best work has been in the wake of New York hurricanes, California wildfires, and massive earthquakes,” she said. “These stories give me so much hope, and I’ve kept in touch with people I’ve interviewed years after meeting them.”
She comes to NBC10 from News 12 New York where she served as a reporter covering Westchester and the Hudson Valley. Prior to that, she served as a multimedia journalist for KGET, the NBC affiliate in Bakersfield, California. While there, she served as lead reporter for the station’s Emmy award-winning coverage of the Stagecoach wildfire in Central California. She also worked as a lifestyle writer for Forbes magazine.
Karen began her career in NBCUniversal’s East Coast Page program, having worked as a page for NBC New York, CNBC, and the TODAY Show.
Among her most memorable stories, she’s covered was in Westchester, NY, where she did a special report highlighting how Asian hate largely goes unreported. She got an exclusive sit-down with the Westchester County District Attorney after charges were dropped in the attack on a Korean grandmother, a case that was initially investigated as a hate crime. Amid Karen’s reporting on Asian hate in Westchester, the DA and County Executive launched a campaign to encourage more reporting of hate crimes.
Karen is an advocate for domestic violence survivors and worked closely with the Women’s Justice Center at Pace University to host virtual events and moderate educational Q&As. She’s also involved with OCA, a national nonprofit that advocates for Asian American equity. Recently, she emceed the Westchester chapter’s annual fundraising gala.
An active member of the Asian American Journalists Association and the National Press Photographers Association, Karen placed third in NPPA’s quarterly clip contest in 2021 for her work as a solo video journalist (MMJ).
Karen Hua Salary
Her annual salary ranges from $20,000 to $100,000.
Karen Hua Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million.
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