Karen Aho

Summer Precollege Programs Creative Writing Instructor


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Karen Aho has worked for more than 25 years as a journalist. She learned the nuts and bolts of reporting at daily newspapers in Alaska, covering everything from dog mushing and crime to politics and rural social issues. As a freelance journalist, she has written about business, technology and more for a variety of magazines, including Bloomberg Businessweek and MSN, one of the the largest online news portals. She holds a bachelor’s degree in history from New York University and a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.