Erika Karp – Staff Assistant

Erika Karp is a staff assistant for the School of Journalism, Center for News Literacy and Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting. She is responsible for managing the centers’ grants, planning events and coordinating the School of Journalism’s recruitment endeavors.

After graduating from Stony Brook with her bachelor’s degree in journalism, Erika began working at Times Beacon Record Newspapers on Long Island as the Lee Lutz Memorial Scholarship intern and worked her way up to managing editor of the company’s six weekly newspapers.

While at TBR, she covered local politics as the Town of Brookhaven beat reporter and honed her multimedia skills, shooting award-winning photos and producing video for the web. Her work has also been published in USA Today’s College Guide magazine.