Karen Crouse

by John Max 25 Oct,2021
Karen Crouse
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Karen Crouse
  • Birth Country United States
  • Famous Name Karen Crouse
  • Net Worth $1 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession Journalist, Author
  • Currently Married Yes

Karen Crouse is an American journalist and author. She was the first woman to grace the sports department at the Savannah News-Press, where she began her newspaper career. Since 2005, she began working with New York Times. 

Crouse was set to cover the Summer Olympics in Tokyo for The Times in July 2021 but didn’t make the trip. Moreover, the sportswriter also resigned from the newspaper after 16 years of covering swimming, golf, and other sports. Read this full article to know why Crouse quit it. 

Ended 16 Years long Relationship With Times

Crouse started her career at U.S based monthly swimming magazine, Swimming World. Later, she joined the Savannah News-Press, becoming the first woman in its sports department. 

After that, she headed to The Palm Beach Post and then the Los Angeles Daily News prior to joining The New York Times in 2005 as a sports reporter.  

NewNew York Times reporter speaks at San Jose Rotary Club SOURCE: The Mercury News

In 2016, she was a finalist at the NSMA Awards or National Sportswriter of the Year.
In 2018, she wrote the book Norwich: One Tiny Vermont Town's Secret to Happiness and Excellence which was published by Simon and Schuster. 

In October 2019, she was named international sports correspondent for The Times. 
After she failed to disclose her deal to write a book with American swimmer Michael Phelps, she was suspended to cover the Summer Olympics. Her decision of becoming the ghostwriter on a book disrupted the newspaper's conflict of interest policy, hence, she resigned.

Early Years

Karen Crouse grew up in Santa Clara, California, and swam for the Santa Clara Swim Club, De Anza Swim Club, South Bay Aquatics, and St. Francis High School before heading off to compete for the University of Southern California.

She received a BA in Journalism and Physical Education from the University. 

Besides, there is information available regarding her parents, siblings, and childhood. 

Is Karen Crouse Married?

Karen Crouse is a married woman. Though there is not much information about her marriage and husband, via Twitter she shared her spouse is a cancer survivor.

She wrote, "My husband, a cancer survivor, has 1 leg that swells to 2x its normal size, a residual effect of an against-all-odds win over the Big C. On the golf course yesterday, a stranger called him a "cripple". Strangers routinely stare at his leg, say they're glad not to be him. Where oh."

How Much Is Karen Crouse's Net Worth In 2021?

Named among the top 10 beat reporters in the US by the Associated Press Sports Editors Association, Karen Crouse has made decent torture through her sports journalism career. 

Before leaving The New York Times, she used to make almost $100,000. 

As of 2021, her net worth is $1 million.

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