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Business Insider hires Ho to cover the business of sustainability

March 19, 2021

Posted by Chris Roush

Karen Ho

Quartz reporter Karen K. Ho has been hired by Business Insider to cover the business of sustainability.

She joined Quartz a year ago as global finance and economics reporter.

As a freelance business and culture reporter for the past several years, Karen has reported for outlets including FiveThirtyEight, Time, GQ, Refinery29, The Outline, Interview, The Daily Beast, and more.

Ho has been nominated twice for Canada’s National Magazine Awards and named to Longform’s Best of 2015 list in the crime category. She spent a year as a Delacorte Fellow at the Columbia Journalism Review, and previously, she was a business reporting intern at the Globe and Mail and other outlets, and reported on business for local newspapers in her native Canada’s Northwest Territories.

She received a diploma in journalism from Centennial College in Toronto, a BA in English and journalism from the University of Toronto, and a master’s in business and economics journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where she studied data journalism as well as corporate finance and operations management at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).

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