Kara Kearns

Deputy Political Editor at NBC News

Kara Kearns

Kara Kearns

Deputy Political Editor at NBC News

Biography

Kara Kearns is the director of operations for POLITICO.Kearns spent two years as the Deputy Political Editor for NBCNews.com, where she directed daily coverage, assigned stories, edited content and spearheaded planning initiatives. Prior to that role, she spent five years as a senior editor for the site.Kearns developed an interest in editorial operations at NBC, assisting with CMS overhauls, shepherding her team through several site redesigns, managing a major office expansion, helping launch a politics app and leading conventions coverage.Kearns joined NBC News from The Associated Press, where she was an online and broadcast producer.

Prior to her time at AP, Kearns was producer and writer with MSNBC, working on several shows, including "The News with Brian Williams."She got her start as a production assistant for CBS News.Kearns earned both undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She's a native of Rhode Island and lives in Northern Virginia with her husband.

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Chairman, NBC News & MSNBC at NBCUniversal Media LLC

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Political Director at NBC News

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Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent at NBC News

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Sinclair Television of Capital District, Inc.

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Executive Director, Strategy & Business Development, Pro Services at Politico LLC

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Head of Investigative Unit at NBC News

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Senior Director of NBC News Today Show at NBC News

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National Security Analyst at Msnbc.com

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Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

Career History
Director of Operations
Current

POLITICO was created with a simple promise: to prove there's a robust and profitable future for tough, fair and fun coverage of politics and government. To do this, They cling to a simple principle: always hire the most talented editors, reporters and newsroom staff and then set them loose on many platforms for modern media consumption: print, online, mobile, video and events.

Deputy Political Editor
Current

NBC News is the news division of the American broadcast network NBC. The division operates under NBCUniversal News Group, a subsidiary of NBCUniversal. The group's various operations report to the president of NBC News, Deborah Turness. NBC News aired the first news program in American broadcast television history on February 21, 1940. The group's broadcasts are produced and aired from the GE Building in Rockefeller Center, NBC's headquarters in New York.

Producer & Writer
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NBCNews.com operates an Internet portal. It offers breaking news, videos, and the latest stories in world news, business, politics, health and pop culture. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Kara Kearns is affiliated with Politico LLC, NBC News, Msnbc.com

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