Karina Cheung

Karina grew up in Altoona and is a hometown girl! She is a 2011 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a December 2014 graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia. Karina earned her degree in Media Studies and Production and has worked and interned at TV, radio, and print companies. 

Karina started her career in media as a desk assistant at KYW NewsRadio 1060 in Philadelphia. Later, that position turned into a full-time social media and web editor for KYW NewsRadio and CBS Philly.  

Some of her favorite stories from her time in Philadelphia include talking to astronauts live from the International Space Station and covering the Pope Francis' visit to the City of Brotherly Love. 

Karina is a big foodie and loves to sample different types of cuisine and try new recipes! In her spare time, Karina loves to read and spend time with her family. She's happy to call Altoona home again after five years in the big city. 

If you run into Karina, feel free to say hi and introduce yourself. You can also send her an e-mail at kcheung@wtajtv.com or follow her on Facebook and Twitter



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