Philadelphia, Washington, D.C.
National general features writer for Style
Education: University of Chicago, BA in history
Karen Heller is national features writer for The Washington Post, reporting on a wide array of subjects, including popular culture, politics and cultural differences and profiles. She previously worked as both a metro and features columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer, where she reported on social issues, politics and culture. She was previously a features writer for USA Today and the Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, N.Y., and has contributed to national magazines.