Specializes in: Arts, Profiles, Business, Government, Medicine, Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, pets, entertainment, celebrity gossip
KAREN FELD, a print and broadcast journalist and Fellow for Politicalmavens.com, penned The Buzz column in The Washington Examiner. She’s also the voice and soul of Capital Connections®. Her celebrity column has been syndicated in print and on-air nationwide. For a half dozen years Feld was the Washington Editor of The Shuttle Sheet, Delta’s in-flight magazine and in-flight air show. She’s a regular panelist on DC Cable’s Reporters’ Roundtable, WRC-TV’s Reporters’ Notebook, and was a weekly TV guest on Drudge and the Joan Rivers Show. She is a theater critic and feature writer for the Northern Virginia Times Community papers. Her award-winning work covers all media: TV, radio, print, Internet, and public speaking.
A native Washingtonian and an astute observer of the social, celebrity and political scene, Feld has shared her insights, political acumen, and amusing anecdotes with TV and radio audiences on The Joan Rivers Show, The Sally Show, Inside Edition, EXTRA, FlipSide with Susan Molinari, Red White & Views with Cal Thomas, Hannity & Colmes, The Maury Povich Show, George and Alana, Headliners & Legends with Matt Lauer, Oliver North Show, Rambling With Gambling, Jim Bohannon Show, PBS’s This is America with Dennis Wholey, Sunday Live!, Capitol Line with Blanquita Cullum, ABC Evening News, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CNBC, C-SPAN, WRC-TV, CBC, the Voice of America, and more.
Although Feld specializes in the Hollywood-Washington connection, her experiences and interests are diverse – from politics to entertainment. She has worked as a Senate investigator and a Hollywood publicist. She brings to her audiences an insider’s perspective on how Washington works, laced with entertaining stories about celebrities and news makers. She has been a regular content provider for PRODIGY and Playboy.com, and a Congressional Quarterly chat guest on AOL. Her speaking engagements have taken her to Europe, Australia, the Amazon and across America. Feld also has been selected as “Journalist of the Day” at the NEWSEUM.
Feld contributes to publications including Parade, USA Weekend, Vogue, People, Time, Campaigns and Elections, The Hill, Roll Call, Family Circle, airline in-flights, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Washington Examiner, The Baltimore Sun, Los Angeles Times, Newsday, Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, Dallas Morning News, San Jose Mercury News, Orlando Sentinel, St. Petersburg Times, The Boston Globe, Nashville Tennessean, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Columbus Dispatch, London Sunday Mail, and Canada’s Toronto Sun and National Post.
The National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) and Capital Press Women (CPW) have recognized Feld for excellence in both print and broadcast journalism every year since 1984. NFPW presented Feld with their National Sweepstakes Award in 2000 and CPW also presented Feld with the coveted Communicator As Entrepreneur Award. She also has been honored by the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), and in 2003, the North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) awarded Feld First Prize for Destination Travel Magazine Feature, and in 2004, an award for Editorial Writing, and in 2005 and 2008 awards for feature writing from the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). She serves as Vice President of the DC-Pro Chapter of SPJ, on the Board of the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation of Washington, and is a member of The White House Correspondents Association, U.S. Senate Press Gallery, ASJA, NFPW, and Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance.
Last updated: 10/18/2016 ()