Karen spent the first part of her career in education and community development before moving into the field participatory media. She was founder Producer of the BBC’s award-winning Digital Storytelling initiative ‘Capture Wales’ and was later appointed the BBC’s Partnerships Manager for Wales, responsible for the BBC’s Learning Partnerships, social action campaigns and charity broadcasts.
In recognition of her work in the field of Digital Storytelling, Karen has been awarded a
BAFTA Cymru, a Welsh Government award for Innovation, and was recipient of the Women in Technology (Wales) award. She was Digital Leaders’ Champion for Wales in 2018 and is currently Wales Chair of the Digital Leaders Network.