Karen Naundorf


Karen Naundorf is a feature writer and TV correspondent based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She holds a degree in communications (University of the Arts, Berlin), studied in Barcelona (Audiovisual Communication), and is a graduate of the Henri Nannen School of Journalism (Hamburg). Karen is the South America correspondent for SRF (Swiss public TV) and part of the global network platform Weltreporter.net., covering all ten countries on the continent, from Argentina in the South up to Colombia in the North.

Her articles, radio, and TV documentaries have been published by German-French TV channel Arte, Magazines like Der Spiegel and Die Zeit, in English in the Washington Post, and in Spanish in Revista Anfibia in Argentina. Her TV and radio documentaries have been nominated for several awards (Most recently: 2021 - Juliane Bartel Media Prize, 2020 - German Human Rights Film Award, 2019 - Real21 Media Award). Naundorf has been the deputy head of the Master of Journalism Program at the Hamburg Media School.

Before joining the first cohort of the AI Accountability Network, Karen Naundorf has been a Pulitzer Center grantee. Together with photographer Sarah Pabst, she worked on a project on Gender Violence in Argentina: "Femicidal Cops: Argentine Women say, 'Basta!'"

Karen Naundorf