About

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Karen K. Ho is a global finance and economics reporter for Quartz based in New York. Before that, she was a full-time freelancer writing and reporting for a variety of outlets on money, media, and culture.

Before going freelance, Karen was a Delacorte Fellow at the Columbia Journalism Review. She also has a Master of Arts with a specialization in business and economics from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she was a Lorana Sullivan Scholar.

Karen has been published in outlets like GQ, Glamour, NBC News, The Daily Beast, Wealthsimple, Chatelaine, The San Francisco Chronicle, Bustle, The New York Times, Deadspin, TIME, The Outline, Refinery29, OpenCanada, Toronto Life, The Walrus, The National Post, The Globe and Mail, Today in TabsTorontoist, and the University of Toronto Magazine. 

She is represented by Samantha Haywood at the Transatlantic Agency.

For public speaking inquiries, please contact her at karen.ho@columbia.edu.