This Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist is one of the most sought-after collaborators in publishing. In 2007, she launched Karen Hunter Publishing (KHP)--an imprint of Pocket Books at Simon & Schuster, and has published titles including: Why Black Men Love White Women, Recipes for The Good Life by Patti Labelle, E. Lynn Harris's, Mama Dearest. and Don't Bring Home A White Boy by Karyn Langhorne Folan. KHP also has signed pop sensation Janet Jackson to write her first book.
Karen Hunter made her name penning autobiographies for celebrities, churning out numerous best-selling books including: I Make My Own Rules (1997) with LL Cool J, Ladies First (1999) with Queen Latifah, and Wendy's Got the Heat (2003) with nationally syndicated talk show host Wendy Williams. Her book, On the Down Low (2004) with AIDS activist JL King, put a face to and highlighted a phenomenon that has plagued society for too long.
In addition to writing and publishing, Karen was a radio talk-show host on a New York City morning show for three years. She is currently a Distinguished Lecturer at Hunter College, where she has served as an assistant professor in the Film & Media Department since 2002. She is also an MSNBC contributor, speaking on everything from politics to pop culture.