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Wall of Achievers Inductee, Karen Frillmann (ML '75)

Wall of Achievers Inductee, Karen Frillmann (ML '75)

WNYC New York Public Radio

Executive Producer - Narrative Unit

Contributing Editor - New Yorker Radio Hour

Karen is a veteran news editor in National Public Radio’s largest affiliate radio station, WNYC. She directs the long-form narrative unit that created the acclaimed podcast series There Goes the NeighborhoodThe United States of Anxiety andCaughtKids in the Criminal Justice System

Karen also lends her expertise as a story whisperer to the New Yorker Radio Hour for the development of long-form features and special episodes.   

Growing up in southeast Queens and having lived in various neighborhoods around the city, Karen is very happy to continue to document and report on her hometown. On summer weekends, she can be found swimming upriver in the Hudson where she has helped to establish a free floating river pool in Beacon, NY.    


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