Karen Twomey is a reporter for WBZ News Radio 1030 and has spent the past 15 years as a reporter for radio and television stations throughout the country. During the past 8-years of her career in Boston, she’s covered major news events such as; The Louise Woodward trial, the 9-11 terrorist attacks, and the Rhode Island nightclub fire.
She has worked in television and radio stations in Cincinnati and Salt Lake City, and has traveled to the Middle East, Europe, and South America. She is fluent in Spanish.
She has worked extensively as a General News reporter, but has also spent considerable time reporting on consumer and medical issues. Although often assigned to the breaking news of the moment, she is happiest digging into the quirky or unusual story that may often go unnoticed. Her favorite part of the job is meeting new people and telling their stories.
When she’s not working she enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering with youth in her church, as well as walking, reading and painting.
Born in Washington D.C., Twomey was raised in Massachusetts, graduating from Whitman-Hanson Regional High School, before going to college at Brigham Young University in Utah. She has a major in Broadcast Journalism, her minor is Middle Eastern Studies.
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