Karen Bartko

Associate News Producer

Karen has worked at Global Edmonton since 2006, and is currently an associate news producer on the web team. She got her start as a studio assistant running teleprompter, before becoming an ENG video editor.

Most recently Karen was part of the overnight crew, listening to police and fire scanners while writing for the Morning News.

Karen joined the online team in 2014.

She grew up on just outside Edmonton and graduated from NAIT’s Radio and Television Arts program in 2008.

Karen enjoys cooking, reading, travelling the world and taking in Edmonton’s numerous summer festivals. She is also trying to enjoy exercise.

Karen is a self-professed pop culture geek who indulges in a long list of TV shows and can frequently be found checking Facebook, Twitter and Reddit. She would also never say no to a good glass of wine.

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