Karen Rogers
Karen Rogers is the weekday traffic and weather anchor for Action News Mornings. Karen is a meteorologist who 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.
EMBED More News Videos

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.

EMBED More News Videos

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 co-hosts FYI Philly, a weekly fun-filled entertainment show that airs on Saturday nights at 7pm on 6abc. Karen enthusiastically became involved with a number of 6abc special projects over the years, including co-hosting Philly on Wheels, The Philadelphia Home Show, and the Miss America Preview Special. Karen also reports for the 6abc Thanksgiving Day Parade, 4th of July Parade and the Philadelphia Flower Show.

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.
EMBED More News Videos

Karen answers some very important questions.


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

Karen's Stories
Shows and exhibits to celebrate Black History Month in Philly
Philadelphia features a litany of shows to remember, learn and celebrate African American culture -- from photo exhibits to the tracks of the Underground Railroad.
Philly POPS pays Respect to 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin
Singers Capathia Jenkins and Ryan Shaw and conductor Byron Stripling combine for a three-day concert paying homage to Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul.
New Eats: Oori, Stove & Tap and Blue Plate
Karen Rogers checks out three new dining destinations in the suburbs, serving up American fare, Korean fried chicken and farm to fork offerings.
ACCT's pen pal program lets you be a 'foster parent' to shelter dogs
You've heard of pen pal programs for kids....but how about one for pets?
Meet the stars and hosts that make the Thanksgiving Day Parade shine
From Boyz II Men to Kelly Ripa to Dr. J, Karen Rogers takes us on a star-studded walk down memory lane.
Swiss Haus and Moshulu get facelifts for 2020
We take an exclusive look at two longstanding food spots that underwent major changes this year.
Famed jewelry designer Marlyn Schiff opens store in Haverford
The Good Morning America regular is now selling her trendy but affordable pieces in the neighborhood she grew up in.
Teen passes out backpacks filled with essentials to Chicago homeless
Ryan Gustis and his dad, Steve, visited a homeless camp in the Avondale neighborhood on Sunday. They passed out backpacks to anyone who wanted them.
Surgery at Temple Health saves young patient with inflammatory bowel disease
Over one and a half million Americans suffer from inflammatory bowel disease and several studies show that it's striking younger generations, drastically interfering in their daily lives.
A bar that comes to you, a massive new brewery and FEASTIVAL
Fall is around the corner and we're checking out great places to grab a drink, Center City Restaurant Week and more.