Karen Scullin Biography
Karen Scullin is an American Emmy award-winning journalist who is currently the writer and anchor/ reporter of Friday and Saturday nights at Fox 9’s KMSP-TV in Minnesota, Minneapolis since August 2005. She spends much of her career covering crime stories, most notably the kidnapping and return of Elizabeth Smart.
Karen Scullin Age
Scullin was born on 28, April 1971 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Therefore as of 2022, the journalist is 51 years old.
Karen Scullin Height
Scullin stands at a height of 1.67 m, and her weight is 65 kg.
Karen Scullin’s Family
Scullin has not disclosed her family members, parents, and siblings. Mostly because she does not necessarily find this information useful to the public. We will keep you posted should this information be available.
Karen Scullin Husband
Scullin is happily married to her caring and loving husband Dan blessed with two sons, Jack and Max. Currently, they live in Chaska, Minnesota with their dog named Boomer.
Karen Scullin Career
Scullin went to St. Joseph’s Academy and later graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science at Syracuse University. She is a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society and had also enrolled at St. Louis University. Karen began her career inside a TV barn in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, and her broadcasting career on September 1994 in Evansville, Indiana where she was an anchor/ reporter for WEHT-TV till January 1998. From 1998 to 2003, she was an investigative reporter at KSL 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS in Salt Lake City, Utah. She developed skills to break down complex layers of information into a script that was clear, compelling, and credible. Scullin also worked as an anchor/ reporter at KYW CBS 3 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for 2 years since 2003. Moreover, she joined KMSP-TV Fox 9 in August 2015 working as an anchor/ reporter/ writer.
Every day on deadline, Karen writes creative and compelling scripts airing on the early and l; late newscasts. She also steps into a managing editor on weekends supervising and reviewing or editing scripts and stories. Moreover, Scullin also manages expectations followed by weekend staff and her on-air duties include storytelling and anchoring evening newscasts. Additionally, she assists in editing videos and choosing the best shots and effects for the story. She also speaks at engagements and appearances for several groups around the metro area.
Scullin is recognized for her work with the police, courts, government, and medical organizations. She also received an Emmy award for regional interactive newscast and weekend newscast. She spends most of her career time making coverage on crime stories, most importantly the kidnapping and return of Elizabeth Smart. Likewise, she also witnessed an execution by lethal injection and still thinks about when a 10-year-old Barway Collins of Crystal, Minnesota disappeared and was found murdered. However one of Karen’s most fun stories is about the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic games.
These are some of the other anchors that Karen works with at Fox 9:
- Leah Beno
- Tim Blotz
- Tom Butler
- Kelcey Carlson
- Bisi Onile-Ere
- Ahmad Hicks
- Amy Hockert
- Theo Keith
- Alix Kendall
- Ian Leonard
Karen Scullin Salary
Scullin’s salary is about $110,500 per year.
Karen Scullin’s Net Worth
Scullin’s estimated net worth is $2.12 million. Her primary source is her job as the writer anchor/ reporter on Friday and Saturday nights at Fox 9’s KMSP-TV
Social Media Accounts
Scullin is active on social media and she posts personal and work-related stuff from time to time. She has over 2000 followers on Instagram, 1500 on Facebook, and 2300 on Twitter.