Karen Grigsby Bates is a famous American journalist currently serving for the Code Switch podcast as a senior correspondent at NPR, the podcast reports on ethnicity and nationality. Before she became a founder member of the Code Switch she reported race for NPR for several years. Before that, she worked for twenty-one years at Essence Magazine and Black Issues Book Review as a contributor.
Karen Grigsby Bates Age
Karen Grigsby Bates was born in the United States of America, she is around 52 years of age though she has not disclosed her year and date of birth.
Karen Grigsby Bates Height
Bates stands at an average height of 5 ft 5 in ( Approx 1.65m).
Karen Grigsby Bates Family
She was born and brought up in the United States by her supportive parents. She prefers a private life when it comes to her family where she has not disclosed any information concerning her parents and siblings hence their existence and occupations are not known.
Karen Grigsby Bates Husband
Karen is happily married to her handsome and supportive husband named Bruce W. Talamon who serves as a photographer. The lovely duo is blessed with one awesome son. Karen and her beautiful family live happily together in Los Angeles, in the United States.
Karen Grigsby Bates Education
She studied at a local high school and afterward went to Wellesley College where she earned honors with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts. Later she joined Yale University Graduate School of Organization and Executive Management, Management Program where in 1973 she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree.
Karen Grigsby Bate’s Salary
She receives an annual average salary of $91,358 and this is according to NPR senior correspondents’ salary.
Karen Grigsby Bates Net Worth
Karen has an estimated net worth of $1 million US dollars and her career as a senior correspondent at NPR is the primary source of her income.
Karen Grigsby Bates Career
Karen is currently serving for the Code Switch podcast as a senior correspondent at NPR, the podcast reports on ethnicity and nationality. Before she became a founder member of the Code Switch she reported race for NPR for several years.
Before that, she worked for twenty-one years at Essence Magazine and Black Issues Book Review as a contributor from 1984 to 2010. From 1984 to 2010, she served as a journalist at the National Assn of Black Journalists. Before that, she served as a contributing editor at LA Times from 1982 to 2003 for eleven years.
Previously, she served as a correspondent from September 1987 to January 2002 at Time Inc. for fourteen years and five months. Prior to that, she served as a correspondent from 1998 to 2002 at People magazine for four years.
She served as a contributing editor at Los Angeles Times from 1992 to 2002 for ten years. She also served as a director of Public and Communications Information at Council on Foundations from 1980 to 1987 for seven years. She worked at Wellesley College as a contributing editor from 1969 to 1973.