Karen works at Pace and has been a copy editor for 18 years, working in advertising, textbook publishing and the entertainment industry. She has an English degree from Michigan State University, and was the publicity coordinator for the Michigan State University Museum. She worked on three college newspaper staffs, including MSU’s, and won two journalism awards. Before coming to Pace, Karen worked in Los Angeles, bringing her copyediting expertise to brands including FIJI Water, POM Wonderful and Teleflora. She writes a weekly column for Purple Clover, a website aimed at hip, interesting women who happen to be older than 45.