About Karen Clark

Karen Clark, a Durham native, is a graduate of the School of Journalism at the UNC- Chapel Hill. Her desire to pursue a career in broadcast led her to a 4-year stint in commercial radio. Karen’s experience included on-air work G-105 (WDCG) and K97.5 (WQOK) in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Karen’s radio experience led her to a Promotions Manager position with Columbia Records. While working with Columbia, Karen promoted and marketed albums for national recording artists such as Mariah Carey, Will Smith, Beyonce, Wyclef Jean and many others. This promotions position was Karen’s first foray into event planning, allowing her to coordinate parties, autograph signings, performances and regional itineraries for dozens of artists. After three years with Columbia Records, Karen landed a position with West Coast based Capitol Records. Capitol Records boasts an impressive roster of artists including The Beatles, Coldplay, Corrine Bailey Rae and Snoop Dogg.

After seven years in the music industry, Karen, along with her mother, started Something Borrowed, Something Blue, a nationally-recognized wedding and event planning company based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Karen’s events have been seen on the Style Network shows Whose Wedding Is It Anyway? and Married Away. She has been a featured contributor for InStyle Weddings, The Knot and various local news programs and publications

Karen is currently the Midday On-Air Personality at Foxy 107.1/104.3 (WFXC/WFXK.) She enjoys cooking, working out, playing with her young son and volunteering in the community.

This weekend, the Town of Carrboro continues its Black History Month programs with a health and wellness fair on Saturday and a concert featuring Mary Williams on Sunday. Our events are free, and families are welcome! Learn more at  https://www.carrboronc.gov/2978/Black-History-Month For more information, please contact Recreation Supervisor Michelle Blume at mblume@carrboronc.gov Black History Month in Carrboro […]

The Raleigh Summer Youth Employment Program helps teens between the ages of 15 and 18 to develop their skills and prepare for future employment by spending the summer working for the City of Raleigh. Key Dates 2024 application and interview process Feb. 15- March 31 Mandatory Orientation for ALL hires: May 18 Work Dates: June 17 – Aug. […]

Welcome to the North Carolina Absentee Portal. There are several options within the portal. Not all options are available to every voter. The following are descriptions of the different options and eligibility. Option 1 – Request an Absentee Ballot. All registered North Carolina Voters may use this option to request an absentee by mail ballot. […]

Celebrate Black History Month at John Chavis Memorial Park with our event, “Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen.” Learn about the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen through the Heart of the Carolina Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen. There will bean interactive component to this presentation so as to celebrate, empower, and encourage. This event will be […]

Get ready for a week of love and companionship as the Wake County Animal Center launches its Valentine’s adoption campaign on Feb. 10. To make this time of year even more special, adoption fees will be just $25 for dogs six months and older and $5 for cats through Feb. 16. “The Wake County Animal […]

The Wake Forest Human Relations Council (HRC) is celebrating Black History Month by offering town residents the chance to recognize local African Americans who have made a difference enhancing and improving the quality of life in their community, family, church, business, organizations or other groups. From now through Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024, the HRC will […]

This February, check out the programs, exhibits, and historic landmarks the city has to offer that honor the contributions and history of African Americans in Raleigh, most of which are free and a few are even available year-round. Black History Month Events and Exhibits Black History Month 2024 February, Various Times, Cost: FreeJohn Chavis Memorial […]

“Ain’t Too Proud – The Life And Times Of The Temptations” is the electrifying, new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and silky-smooth harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts creating an amazing 42 Top […]

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) is set to host an insightful series of events throughout February 2024 in Durham, spotlighting significant moments and figures in African American history. The curated activities by the C.A. Jones History Club and Earlie E. Thorpe History Graduate Association, in the NCCU Department of History, and the Department of Music will promise an enriching […]

In recognition of Black History Month in February, Chatham Community Library will host a virtual film screening of Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2013). This program is free and open to the public. WHAT:                 Virtual Film Screening: Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth WHEN:                 Thursday, February 15 – Thursday, February 22, 2024 WHERE:               Virtual Program (see registration details below) WHO:                   Alice […]

The Town of Carrboro is proud to recognize and celebrate Black people and Black history in Carrboro and across the nation during Black History Month. We invite and encourage all Carrboro residents to participate in local Black History Month events and to learn about and celebrate the lives, history and contributions of Black people during […]

The Orange County Board of Elections is hosting a Free Photo ID event at Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W Main St. Carrboro, NC 27510, on Friday, Feb. 2 from 2 to 5 p.m. Voters may also use this opportunity to register to vote or update their registration. To obtain a free ID, voters will complete […]