Karen Morfitt Biography, Age, Career, KCNC-TV And CBS4 News


Karen Morfitt Biography

Karen Morfitt is an American journalist who works for CBS4. She is a Colorado native and she is a proud CSU Ram. She was born and raised in Delta, Colorado.

She attended Delta High School and after graduation, she attended Colorado State University. She used to work at a coal mine while she was in college so that she could be able to pay for her school fees.

Here are some facts about Karen Morfitt;

Role Model: My parents
The job you would never attempt: Anything involving heights
Alma Mater: CSU
Star Sign: Capricorn
Year Hired: 2013
Why I am a journalist: I get to tell a new story every day
Favorite Food: Cheeseburgers
Favorite Sports Team: Denver Broncos
Favorite Vacation Spot: Paris
Favorite Word: Can
Least Favorite Word: Can’t
Favorite Noise: My niece and nephew giggling
Least Favorite Noise: Gum smacking
What keeps you in Colorado? Family
What’s the biggest risk you’ve taken? Becoming a journalist

Karen Morfitt Age

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Karen Morfitt Career | Karen Morfitt CBS4

Karen Morfitt joined the CBS4 newsgroup on August 2013. As a Colorado local and pleased CSU Ram, she is excited to report the news in her home state. Preceding joining CBS4, Karen was a journalist for KKTV in Colorado Springs where she secured two of our state’s most obliterating fierce blazes; the Waldo Canyon Fire in 2012 and the Black Forest Fire in 2013.

“The manner in which Coloradans met up during that time was moving. A large number of the families I talked with had recently lost all that they claimed and still needed simply to help other people.

It was really astounding,” she said. Karen got her beginning in news coverage in Lincoln, Nebraska, where she filled in as an end of the week maker and correspondent for KLKN-TV. There she secured an assortment of stories from the state legislative center to farming and Husker football.

She turned into a columnist since she has consistently posed a lot of inquiries and feels she can be a voice for individuals who need answers. Brought up in Delta, Colorado, she moved on from Delta High School and proceeded to win her news-casting degree from Colorado State University. To help pay for school she worked each mid-year at a coal mineshaft close to the place where she grew up.


Television News Reporter
Company Name KCNC-TV
Dates Employed Aug 2013 – Present
Employment Duration 6 yrs 2 mos
Location Greater Denver Area

News Reporter
Company Name KKTV 11 News
Dates Employed Apr 2011 – Jul 2013
Employment Duration 2 yrs 4 mos
Location Colorado Springs, Colorado Area

Company Name KLKN-TV
Dates Employed Sep 2009 – Apr 2011
Employment Duration 1 yrs 8 mos
Location Lincoln, Nebraska Area

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Lawsuit Claims NREL Discriminated Against Female Scientist

Source; denver.cbslocal.com

A lawsuit filed by a female scientist at the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden claims the company discriminated against her because of her gender. Dr. Deanne Sammond has been an asset to NREL’s bio-energy research for nearly a decade.

“My reviews were positive and they were getting increasingly positive,” she said.

After years of devoted work, she says she started to notice she worked with fewer resources, was being left off critical publications and was passed over repeatedly for promotions.

As a female in a STEM career, she says it was almost expected.

“You expect it to be a little… a lot less significant, you expect that you will still have funding still have access to lab space,” she said.

She says it was so significant it was affecting her future. She raised concerns specifically about favoritism toward her male counterparts. Days after that complaint, a superior handed down her first negative review.

“Projects, resources, all were disappearing at an increasing rate,” Sammond said.

That is when she went to the Colorado Civil Rights division. An investigation found there was “probable cause” to determine the lab had retaliated against her.

Her lawyer, Paul Maxon, says no action was taken to address her concerns.

“Any reasonable person would look at that and admit that retaliation has occurred. Instead what NREL has done was put Dr. Sammond on administrative leave and is now trying to force her out of job,” said Maxon.

While Sammond would like to get back to work, she says her decision to come forward is about more than just herself.

“I hope we find a way to show the next generation that they can come forward and speak out if something is happening to them, without fear that everything they work for and their ability to make a living will disappear,” said Sammond.

CBS4 reached out to NREL for a response to Sammond’s claims. The company sent the following statement: “Alliance denies the allegations in Dr. Sammond’s complaint. Consistent with past practice and for legal and privacy reasons, we will not comment further on Dr. Sammond’s allegations.”

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