Karen Duffin is a host of NPR’s Planet Money based in New York. Previously a producer at “This American Life,” she has also worked with Radiolab, More Perfect, Planet Money, The Moth, Reply All, Pop Up Magazine, On the Media and several others. Karen has been a Moth story coach and mainstage storyteller, an editor at Cowbird and The Rumpus and taught radio at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.
Before becoming a journalist, Karen spent several years as a speechwriter, working in more than 20 countries. She managed communications for the CEO of Cisco, and later moved to India to work with Cisco’s Chief Globalization Officer. After returning to the United States, she ran communications for Cisco’s corporate social responsibility program and for the Skoll Foundation.