Karen Adams

Karen Adams is a newscaster who worked in many stations around the country, but her longest period (over 21 years) was at WPRI in Providence, Rhode Island.

Adams graduated from Southwest Missouri State University in 1975 with a degree in speech and theatre, and a minor in journalism. She began her career in broadcasting as the only news employee at an AM radio station near her hometown.

Adams began her television career at KOAM-TV in Pittsburg/Joplin, and also worked for WMDT-TV in Salisbury, Maryland. Before joining WPRI, she was an anchor and then newsdirector at WPCQ-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina. She arrived in Providence on March 1989, presenting the 6 and 11 p.m. reports, and adding the 5 p.m. report to her duties in 2002. Adams is the second longest-serving female newsreader in Providence working at WPRI for 21 years, Patrice Wood of WJAR, 40 years.

Karan Adams' final broadcast on WPRI was on Thursday, 30 December 2010. Provided by Wikipedia

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