Kari Osep Biography
Those who have worked with Kari Osep describe her as an asset and a fierce competitor. She describes herself as passionate about sports, storytelling, and connecting with people. Her desires have made her an expert in anchoring, reporting, writing, editing, and social media. Perfecting her craft and demonstrating it to people has earned her an Edward R. Murrow award and 2 Emmy Nominations. We dug into her personal information to bring you what most of her fans ask.
Kari Osep Age, Family and Relationship
She was born on 24th September 1993 and grew up in Arizona. Kari is the last in the family of 4. Her elder sister is Kristie. Unlike her sister, Osep is unmarried. Her attention at the moment is excelling in her craft.
Kari Osep Education
Becoming a journalist was a pipe dream until she joined the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and mass communication at Arizona State University where she did a degree in broadcast journalism and minored in nonprofit leadership and management. Kari was actively involved in activities that prepared her for her current career.
In her sophomore year, Kari was the Student Ambassador for The Coca-Cola Company where she promoted coca cola products on the school’s campuses.
For 2 years, she was the president of the ASU Radio Television Digital News Association where she was tasked with planning events for first-year students. She was also the Vice President of The Associated Press Television and Digital News Association. For a year, she served as the president of the Cronkite Broadcast Association which connected students to the three national broadcast journalism associations.
Kari Osep Career
Kari got several internship opportunities while in school. She interned for 4 months at Glendale and 3 months at Arizona Midday. She got a production assistant job for 1 month at CNN. Her duties were assisting the producer and the production crew in doing live coverage.
She started sports journalism when she joined 12 News KPNX in Phoenix as an intern. She directed weekly online high school sports, assisted in editing highlights, and created online content. Kari also interned at FOX Sports Arizona. She marketed FOX Sports across social media and wrote articles and content that promoted the station.
After graduating, Kari started working at WJAC-TV in State College, Pennsylvania as a sports reporter. She worked as a multimedia journalist, writing, editing, and uncovering shots. Kari also reported on athletics, high school competitions, and telling sports stories.
After 2 years, she moved to Bakersfield, California at KERO-TV where she was a sports director who operated the sports department by managing content creation on TV and online.
She also wrote compelling sportscasts, assisted in reporting, shooting, and editing, and served as a sports anchor as well. She worked at the station for 3 years before joining WVTM in Birmingham as a sports anchor and reporter.
Kari has covered interesting sports news like the Damar Hamlin initiative to help kids in the community, his recovery process after suffering a cardiac arrest while on the field, the injury of Bryce Young, and steps taken by USFL officials in promoting women in football.
Kari has had the opportunity to interview USFL coach of the year Skip Holtz of Birmingham Stallions. She also broke history in sports when close to 20,000 people flocked to the Protective Stadium to watch the quarterfinals between Miami and Birmingham. Kati also covered interesting news like the solid friendship between Alabama Defensive Back Malachi Moore and 7 years old Ford Bertram.
Kari Osep Salary and Height
When Kari Osep is not working, she loves spending time with her family. She is also active in community work. Kari has volunteered as a home builder for Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona.
She is also a talented host and emcee. Her physical features and salary are also things in question. Osep is 5 feet and 8 inches tall. She also gets a salary of approximately $80,000 per year. Osep is among women journalists like Sheena Quick, Carmen Vitali, and Maddy Glab who have embraced the sports industry.