Bold, tenacious and always ready for some fun, Karyn Turk is not your average grandma!
Whether its interviewing an Emmy-winner on the red carpet, dining with a rock star or simply practicing yoga on the beach, Karyn brings an energy and authenticity that’s all her own.
Playing entertainment host for Behind the Headlines with celebrity interviews, nationally distributed through YourNews with 200 Broadcast Affiliates across the U.S. and the Eye On Channels, While also being a weekly commentator for RT International, the first news channel on YouTube to receive over a billion hits, with an international audience of 700,000 million people in 100 countries, Karyn has become known for tackling an array of topics including fashion, entertainment, politics, beauty, technology and business. She’s spent the last two decades honing her skills as a journalist, television producer, editor and actress and is currently featured in Amazon Prime Video’s satirical comedy, “Fake News: A Trump Story.” Other credits include Showtime’s “The Circus,” “In Sanity Florida,” and the film “Nearly Departed.”
The busy mom of four shows no signs of slowing down either. In 2015, she was named one of Florida’s Top Power Women and Influencers and just a year later won the title of Mrs. Florida. In 2018, Richtopia ranked her as one of the Top 250 Most Influential Business Journalists in the World and she has been featured in multiple national publications. In addition, Karyn is also a sought-after national and international media consultant and political news correspondent, having gained a large following for her pre- and post-election coverage.
Before stepping in front of the camera, Karyn first gained recognition as a businesswoman. By age 28, she was a top national sales director in the print marketing space in the 1990’s. Realizing the potential for online distribution, Karyn helped pioneer the online video content for revenue platform, and was recruited by CBS Radio to oversee and develop innovative marketing for the South Florida broadcast stations. After digitizing the medium and positioning them for sale, the company was sold in 2012 to Palm Beach Broadcasting for an unprecedented $50 million. In the years following, Karyn began taking on more customized projects that utilize her strong interpersonal skills, offering media and crisis management for professional athletes, celebrities and politicians.
While she may be a fixture at Mar-a-Lago, Karyn isn’t your typical socialite. She is extremely open about her own history as an adopted child and has worked tirelessly with organizations raising awareness for Alzheimer’s special needs and women’s issues. She is a lover of Israel, animals, and, above all, family, as her main passion is to inspire those around her to pursue their dreams and fight for the causes closest to their hearts.
Karyn currently lives in South Florida with her husband, Palm Beach Law Offices founder Evan Turk, with whom she works with on high profile client cases that are often splashed across the day’s headlines. The two enjoy watersports, traveling, and golf.