Karen Travers Biography and Wiki
Karen Travers is an American journalist currently working for ABC News as a Washington-based correspondent. She joined the TV network in 2000 as an intern and has covered Washington and national political news including two presidential elections and both Obama and Bush Administrations.
Travers reporting can be seen all over the 200 ABC News affiliate station through ABC NewsOne, the network’s affiliate news service, and ABC News Radio. She was born in the town of Bluebell, Pennsylvania, and attended Georgetown University where she graduated in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in American Government. Travers then graduated from Georgetown University in 2003 with a master’s degree in Liberal Studies.
Karen Travers Age
She was born in 1978 in the town of Bluebell, Pennsylvania. Travers is 42 years old in 2020. However, her exact date of birth is currently unavailable.
Karen Travers Height
Drawing from her photos, Travers is quite short in stature. Her height is around 5 feet 5 inches (Approx 1.65 m).
Karen Travers Family
She was born to her parents, Bernadette M. Travers and William J. Travers who still live in the town Bluebell. However, information regarding Travers siblings is currently unavailable.
Karen Travers Husband
Travers is married to her husband, John Millies Anderson. The couple tied the knot on September 10, 2011, at Villa Maria-by-the-Sea in New Jersey. Travers and John welcomed their firstborn daughter, Maeve Travers Anderson on March 7, 2013, at 6:58 am. She later gave birth to twins, Kelly and Matthew who were born prematurely, and spent 11 weeks in NICU before they were discharged. The family resides in Washington, D.c
Karen Travers Abc News
Travers works for ABC News as a Washington-based correspondent. She joined the TV network in 2000 as an intern and has covered Washington and national political news including two presidential elections and both Obama and Bush Administrations. As a correspondent, Travers has covered all features of the Trump Administration, including policy, the Russia probe, staff shake-ups, and traveling with the president in the US and overseas. She was there during President Trump’s historic first trip abroad in May 2017 as well as all of his upcoming trips overseas including his two summits with Nort Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Travers has reported the ground in key battleground states, covering primaries and meeting Republican and Democratic conventions as well as presidential debates in each election cycle since 2004. In addition, she reported live from the 2013 and 2019 government shutdowns, the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia the grand jury decision in Ferguson, the mass shooting at Washington’s Navy Yard, the Baltimore riots, and various major Supreme Court arguments and decisions. Prior to reporting on the Trump White House, Travers spent four years covering the 2008 Election as well as President Obama’s first term.
Travers served as the deputy political director for the 2008 Election coverage, covered key battleground states and reported from presidential debates and both conventions, and also led the network’s reporting on the Democratic and Republic delegates processes. She worked as a White producer from December to June 2007 covering the Bush Administration before she joined ABC News’ political unit. At the White House, she was in charge of ABC News’ editorial coverage and planning for events, speeches as well as breaking news. Prior to the White House assignment, Travers covered the Bush-Cheney 2004 campaign as an embedded reporter while traveling with Vice President Cheney on Air Force Two to battleground states.
Her career journey began at ABC News where she worked as a researcher for Ted Koppel at “Nightline” a position she held for almost 3 years. While there, Travers reported on the September 11 attacks, major national and international stories, the Iraq war, as well as sports and popular culture.
Some of Travers’ colleagues at ABC include:
Bill Ritter – Anchor
Sam Ryan – Anchor
Lee Goldberg – Chief Meteorology
Maggie Rulli – Foreign Correspondent
Amy Freeze– Meteorology
Darla Miles – General Assignment reporter
Jory Rand – General Assignment Reporter
Alex Mcadams – General Assignment Reporter
Karen Travers Salary
She is mostly known for her work as the ABC Washington correspondent. Travers’ estimated salary is around $100,000 per year.
Karen Travers Net Worth
Having worked in the media industry for two decades, Travers has been able to secure a good fortune. Her estimated net worth is around $2 Million.