Karen Duffin is a co-host for Planet Money. She is a talented journalist, with a knack for finding characters with wild tales, blending in-depth reporting and narrative storytelling.
Before joining NPR, she was on staff at This American Life. Other programs she has worked on include Radiolab, More Perfect, Reply All, On The Media, and Pop Up Magazine. Duffin was also a story coach and main stage storyteller for The Moth and a teacher at CUNY and Columbia Graduate Schools of Journalism.
Before becoming a journalist, Karen worked in the corporate world, spending several years as a speechwriter and working in more than 20 countries.