Karen Duffin

Karen (@duffinkaren) is currently one of the hosts of NPR's Planet Money.

She was a producer at This American Life prior to that, and started her radio life as a freelance producer, reporting stories for Radiolab, More Perfect, The Moth, Reply All, Pop Up Magazine, On the Media, and others. Karen has also been a Moth story coach, and now teaches radio at the NYU and CUNY Graduate Schools of Journalism.


Karen's dad wanted to pass on his curiosity and his faith to his seven children. Karen inherited that curiosity, but sharing his faith is another story.