Karen Ann Peck

Television and radio producer, congressional press secretary, spokesperson

Born Jul. 15, 1957, Buffalo (NY), U.S.

Education: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) (in broadcast journalism), State University of New York (SUNY), Fredonia, 1979; certified real estate broker, 1984.

Career: anchor, reporter, WDOE Radio, Dunkirk (NY), 1977; reporter, Jamestown Post Journal (NY), 1977; in Buffalo - news director, anchor, producer, WUTV, 1977, reporter, WGR Radio, producer, special segment producer, reporter, writer, assignment editor, WGR-TV, 1979-82, producer, Creative Resource Group, 1983-84, WKBW-TV, 1984-86, and "Over 50" (TV program for elderly), 1989-91; producer, WCAU-TV (CBS), Philadelphia (PA), 1986-91; press secretary and campaign spokesperson to U.S. congressman Robert A. Borski, 3rd District, Pennsylvania, 1991 -.

Author: numerous lectures.

Member of: founder, Kosciuszko Foundation, Philadelphia chapter; joint congressional / city group members to revise U.S. Defense Department decision to close a Philadelphia Navy facility.

Honors: Outstanding Sophomore of the Year, 1973; Best Newscast Award, Associated Press, 1984; Honorary Citizen award, U.S. Vetserans, 1990; Citizen Recognition award, United States Navy (USN), 1993; listed in Who's Who of American Teenagers, 1973.

Language: English.

Hobbies: music, theater, scuba diving.

Home: 414 Fountain Street #19, Philadelphia, PA 19128.

From: "Who's Who in Polish America" 1st Edition 1996-1997, Boleslaw Wierzbianski editor; Bicentennial Publishing Corporation,
New York, NY, 1996.