Before founding Kring Group, Karen Kring was Assistant Director of Media Relations for Illinois Institute of Technology and New Media Manager at the Community Media Workshop (now called Public Narrative) where her expertise as a photojournalist, photo editor, online content producer, designer, media relations specialist and project manager all came into play.
She co-founded PICTURE THIS Projects, a philanthropic group of photographers, journalists and community members creating and supporting photo projects that encourage creative expression, self-esteem and bridging the gap between people of different backgrounds.
She’s worked for the Chicago Tribune, Pioneer Press and other newspapers, Catalyst, Associated Press, Rockford Register Star and other news outlets and publishers.
Karen can be reached directly at karenkring8 (at) gmail.com.
Karen’s selected Sun-Times work
Dwyane Wade spreads some Christmas joy
Jackson Family Homecoming