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Ann Karrick

January 2022

 

Network News Anchor & Moderator

Marketing, Media & Public Relations Professional

Real Stories, Real People, Real Talk

 

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Ann Karrick is a network news anchor and reporter, and a talk show host/moderator, on both radio and television. Her career includes working for CBS News, Fox News, and ION Media Networks, as well as several well-known local stations owned by Connoisseur, Cumulus and iHeart.

Karrick has covered a variety of live breaking news stories, both in the anchor chair and on the scene, including major sporting events such as the Olympic Games and World Figure Skating Championships to local news. Her professionalism and calm demeanor, much appreciated by audiences during times of crisis.

Karrick excels at articulating and explaining complex issues, and using her interview skills to illuminate a topic or moderate a panel of experts.

Karrick combines extensive business and corporate experience with her broadcasting expertise to better inform her audience. Her experience in information technology, marketing, sports, and public relations give her a unique perspective on current events and news stories.

As both host and producer of talk shows, Karrick is adept at researching a topic, finding an expert guest, preparing questions, and conducting an interview. She has knowledge and contacts for a wide variety of issues.

Major market positions in Karrick’s career include 1010 WINS in New York, WBZ Newsradio 1030 in Boston, WTIC 1080 News in Hartford, along with WFAS, WEBE 108 and WICC 600 in the New York listening area. She provides television reports for Fox Edge and ORTV’s Crossroads Magazine, and hosted a network television show for three years on ION.

Karrick is an advisory board member of Brave Enough to Fail (BETF), where she uses her depth of experience to offer sound and impartial advice on matters related to news, media, marketing, and communications. She also works as a publicist, increasing client awareness through connections, appearances, and media coverage.

As a moderator on election days, Karrick runs a polling location, managing a team of poll workers. She has dealt with fights between candidates at the polling location, a voter arriving with a side arm, an active fire in the building requiring evacuation, and many other obstacles, all while ensuring uninterrupted voting and adherence to all voting laws.

In the executive offices of Saga Communications, Karrick used her technology skills to help improve station programming and ratings, designing and creating detailed data analysis comparison reports for stations across the country. Her programs and reports later were shared with developers at a data service company, allowing any subscribing station to generate similar reports for their own market.

Before entering broadcasting, Karrick worked for IBM, AT&T, Golf Digest, and Advantage International (now Octagon), a sports marketing company, as well as public relations and advertising agencies.

Karrick’s public relations expertise was key in having Nutmeg Curling Club featured on a holiday special of No Reservations with the late Anthony Bourdain. She also served as a skiing Killington Mountain Ambassador for eight years, managing a team on the mountain and assisting ski patrol in emergency situations. She was part of the inaugural class of her town’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).

Karrick was the chairperson of Fairfield Network of Executive Women, and served as president of the IBM Club overseeing both required and elective events for 500 IBM employees and their families.

Karrick is a Cum Laude graduate of Hollins University with a degree in Computational Sciences and has a certificate in Financial Management from the IBM Advanced Business Institute. Having lived in Paris and Miami, Karrick speaks French and limited Spanish.

 

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