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Public affairs executive

Karen Ann Anderson, American public affairs executive. Active Interfaith Commmunications Commission, San Francisco, since 1978, host of Lightworks Station Kron-television, since 1978; member media ministry committee Lutheran Church, California, since 1978, management committee Lutheran Church American, since 1980. Member American Women in Radio and television, Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

Anderson, Karen Ann was born on July 27, 1944 in Presque Isle, Maine, United States. Daughter of Henning Walter and Jean Reynolds (Taylor) Swanseen.

Education

Student, Northwestern University, 1962. Bachelor cum laude, Montclair State, New Jersey, 1966. Master of Arts with honors, New York University, 1975.

Career

Public relations freelancer, New York City, 1965-1970; educational therapist, New York Institute for Child Development, New York City, 1970-1975; clinical therapist, New York Institute for Child Development, New York City, 1975-1977; vice president public affair, company spokesperson, Gymboree Corporation, Burlingame, California, 1981-1987; director communications, Supercuts, San Rafael, California, since 1987. Media consultant non-profit agys., New York City, San Francisco, 1970-1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Gymboree Gazette, 1982-1987. Nationally syndicated columnist of Gymboree, It's Child's Play, 1984-1986.

Membership

Active Interfaith Commmunications Commission, San Francisco, since 1978, host of Lightworks Station Kron-television, since 1978. Member media ministry committee Lutheran Church, California, since 1978, management committee Lutheran Church American, since 1980. Member American Women in Radio and television, Kappa Delta Pi.

Clubs: Lutheran Church Women's (vice president since 1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: playing piano, oil painting.

Connections

Children: Peter, Joshua, Mark.

father:
Henning Walter Swanseen

mother:
Jean Reynolds (Taylor) Swanseen

child:
Peter Anderson

child:
Mark Anderson

child:
Joshua Anderson