An award-winning journalist, Karen Galatz is the author of Muddling through Middle Age, a weekly humor blog, which offers women (and men) of a certain age a light-hearted look at the perils and pleasures of growing older. She also pens The Matzo Chronicles column for J. The Jewish News of Northern California. In addition, her Chronicles appear in The New York Jewish Week and The Times of Israel – bringing her writing to an audience of more than 3.5 million readers. Karen also is a contributing writer for Humor Outcasts. A former newspaper reporter, her fiction and non-fiction writing has been published across the U.S.
Karen’s national news credits include The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour and the Nightly Business Report. She created, directed, and anchored Business in Nevada, which aired on PBS stations throughout Nevada. This news broadcast won an Edward R. Murrow Award and an Emmy nomination.
A native of New York City and Las Vegas, Karen now lives in Berkeley, CA with her husband, two children, and one neurotic dog named Olga, rescued from Florida’s Hurricane Erma. It all makes for a lot of geography and a lot of humor.