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Phone: (760) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  California , United States
42650 Melanie Place
Palm Desert , California 92211
United States

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  • degree , Radio/TV/Film with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism
    California State University , Fullerton
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Karen Devine, KESQ News ..., 10 Nov 2015 [cached]
Karen Devine, KESQ News Channel 3 News Anchor,
In an exclusive report, Monday night at 11 on KESQ, Karen Devine will take you back to the night of the murder with the help of a documentary filmmaker who questions the Beverly Hills Police Department's findings.
Karen Devine, Anchor, ..., 11 May 2015 [cached]
Karen Devine, Anchor,
Karen ..., 18 Oct 2011 [cached]
Karen Devine
Karen Devine is an award winning journalist who brings over 21 years of local news experience to KESQ News Channel 3.
Covering the stories most important to our viewers, Karen gets the big interviews that impact the Coachella Valley. Including most recently,
Karen is a two-time regional Edward R. Murrow Award winner. In 2013, Karen took home the prize for her special report, "Right to Die. The story highlighted the trials and tribulations of an elderly Palm Springs man accused of killing his terminally ill wife.
In 2011, the Murrow Award was presented for Karen's two part series, "It Happens to Boys. The series dealt with the troubling truths of child sexual abuse.
In 2009, Karen took home an Emmy for her in-depth coverage of prescription drug abuse and teens. She's received four other Emmy Awards highlighting her hard work and dedication to broadcast journalism.
Karen was recognized by Assemblyman Brian Nestande and presented with the 2013 Woman of Distinction Award.
California Senator Jim Battin named Karen, Woman of the Year in 2007.
The Coachella Valley community is very important to Karen who headlines numerous speaking engagements every year. Readers of The Desert Sun Newspaper voted Karen "Best of the Best" three times. Readers of Palm Springs Life Magazine voted her "Most Popular" news personality in the Valley.
Karen graduated from California State University, Fullerton. She started her career working behind the scenes on CNN's "Showbiz Today."
She worked two years for the City of Walnut on a weekly news program. Karen Joined KMIR, the NBC affiliate in the desert in 1992. During her 17 years there she was the primary News Anchor, reported on the big stories in the valley and served as News Director for four years.
KMIR6 TV - the NBC affiliate in Palm Springs, California. News, Weather, Sports. > Anchor Bio, 19 April 2008 [cached]
Karen  DevineKMIR6 TV - the NBC affiliate in Palm Springs, California.
Karen Devine
Karen Devine is celebrating her 15 years with KMIR.She has been anchoring the news in the desert since 1992.Karen was named Woman of the Year 2007 for the State of California.Senator Jim Battin nominated Karen for the 37th Senate District.
Karen graduated from California State University, Fullerton in 1989 with a degree in Radio/TV/Film with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism.Straight out of college she worked for CNN on "Showbiz Today" in Hollywood.After a year of field producing she went to the City of Walnut where she reported and anchored for a weekly news program called, "A Week in Walnut."
Karen was hired by KMIR 15 years ago as a field reporter.After two weeks on the job she was promoted to 11 p.m. anchor.In 1995 Karen was promoted to News Director.As News Director, Karen was in charge of a staff of forty including reporters, photographers, producers, anchors and editors while continuing to anchor the 5 and 6 o'clock newscasts.
As News Director, Karen and the staff created a 5 p.m. weekly newscast, weekend newscasts and an hour long morning show.The deaths of Congressman Sonny Bono and entertainer Frank Sinatra, both local residents, brought the national spotlight to the desert.The national attention resulted in a live weekly cut-in with MSNBC and Karen Devine televised nationally from KMIR studios.
For over eight years Karen free-lanced as an Anchor for RTNDA, Radio Televison News Directors Association, NATPE, National Association of Television Program Executives and RIMS, Risk and Insurance Management Society.
Karen is busy during the year with speaking engagements here in the Coachella Valley including: Peace Officers Appreciation Awards, Youth Groups, Principal for the Day, School reading groups and the Jefferson Awards, just to name a few.
Karen is married with two young boys, Zach and Tony.Karen and her husband Bobb spend their weekends at baseball games and soccer matches cheering on the boys.
Taj Mahal - Best of Taj Mahal & JJ Cale/Eric Clapton - "The Road To Escondido." | Quotations from valley newsmakers for Sept. 9, 9 Sept 2006 [cached]
- Karen Devine, KMIR news anchor, remembering the late John Conte, who founded KMIR-TV
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