Karen Chase is an award-winning news anchor based in New York, and currently anchors morning drive newscasts for the ABC News Now radio format.
Chase co-anchored live coverage of the September 11 attacks, the Columbia shuttle disaster, and the great Northeast blackout, among other major stories. Chase also covers technical, health and lifestyle issues for all ABC radio platforms. She has also worked as a correspondent for ABC’s television outlet, NewsOne.
Before joining ABC News in 1997, Chase worked as an anchor and a correspondent at the Unistar and AP radio networks in Washington, D.C., for 11 years, where her beats included the White House, Capitol Hill, the Pentagon, the Supreme Court and the State Department.
She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a degree in Communications Studies and is originally from Halifax, Massachusetts. Chase now resides in New York with her husband.