Karen Rogers
Karen Rogers is the meteorologist for Action News Mornings. Karen earned her seal of approval from the American Meteorological Society. She holds a certificate in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University following three years of studies in atmospheric sciences and geosciences.

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Karen talks about her road to Action News, the newscast she watched growing up in New Jersey.



Karen also holds degrees in Communication and Sociology from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, where she was valedictorian of her communication class and the class speaker for commencement. Karen is listed in "Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities". After graduating with honors, Karen traveled to the United Kingdom as a Rotary International Scholar where she pursued her graduate studies in Broadcast Journalism. After graduation, Karen briefly worked at WHSP-TV in Vineland, NJ where she anchored daily news cut-ins, interviewed political leaders for her monthly show, Congressional Report, and hosted weekly talk shows.

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Why Karen is so passionate about sharing the news and important stories at Action News.



Karen was born and raised in New Jersey along with her nine brothers and sisters. She says she grew up watching Action News and never imagined she would one day be a member of the Action News Team. She joined the station in 1996 as a reporter and producer for the show AM/Philadelphia. Karen quickly joined the AccuWeather team and found her true passion in weather forecasting.

Along with her role in news, Karen was a longtime host of FYI Philly, and is part of 6abc specials including The Auto Experience, the 6abc Dunkin' Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Philadelphia Flower Show Special.

In addition to her work at 6abc, Karen is active in supporting young people. She says one of her most rewarding experiences was working with the Child Assault Prevention Program teaching elementary school students empowerment skills for reporting and preventing abuse.

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Karen answers some very important questions.



Karen says she drives to work every morning feeling blessed to work.


Karen's Stories
Winter Weather: What you need to know about a flash freeze
Temperatures will plunge quickly creating a flash freeze. Here's what you need to know about this winter hazard.
Back to School Safety: When to stop for a stopped school bus
SCHOOL BUS SAFETY: Make sure you know the law when you see a school bus stopping with its lights flashing and stop sign extended.
The Philadelphia region is dry, and parts of New Jersey are in a drought
It's been a largely dry summer, but while it may feel like it you may be wondering: Is the Philadelphia region actually in a drought?
'To Kill a Mockingbird' receives passionate Aaron Sorkin revival on Broadway Philadelphia stage
Taking the stage at Center City's Kimmel Cultural Campus is a new play based on an American classic and it's receiving an impassioned Broadway revival.
2022 Philadelphia PHS Flower Show: In Full Bloom
Cecily Tynan, Sharrie WIlliams and Karen Rogers host a one-hour special, previewing the sights, sounds and eats at this year's show.
Rebranded Philly Ballet set for return to stage with Nutcracker, '22 slate of shows
The Philly Ballet is back for a new season with a new look that pays homage to the original wishes of the founder and a 3-week showing of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker.
Back to School Safety: When to stop for a stopped school bus
SCHOOL BUS SAFETY: Make sure you know the law when you see a school bus stopping with its lights flashing and stop sign extended.
6abc's Auto Experience navigates the industry's trending topics
From Covid cars to electric vehicles and how one tiny piece of technology is changing everything, we learn the latest in the auto industry from the experts in the industry.
Get a dose of art, history and a free beer on the Mural Arts neighborhood walking tour
Mural Arts Philadelphia has launched new "neighborhood" walking tours designed to showcase what the organization calls the world's largest outdoor art gallery.
New restaurants for African, Mexican, Filipino; a trip to Chester Co.
We're taking our tastebuds on a vacation with flavors from Africa, the Philippines, Italy and Mexico. Plus, how you can win a free, fun filled weekend getaway for two.