Karsen joined the ABC Big 2 News team in January 2021 as an evening anchor. You can catch him alongside Madalyn Bierster at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. every weeknight.
Before making Odessa/Midland home, he worked in Reno, NV cutting his teeth as a reporter and fill-in anchor for three years. Before that, he attended Colorado State University where he got his bachelor’s degree in Journalism, and Arizona State University where he received his master’s degree in Sports Journalism.
Karsen grew up in Loveland, Colorado, also known as the “Sweetheart City,” located an hour north of Denver. Growing up near the mountains, he became an avid skier and lover of the outdoors.
Now you can find Karsen, trying new places to eat, lifting weights, or playing basketball at the local gym, and cheering passionately for his lowly Denver Broncos. He’s also a huge international traveler, with some of his favorite vacations including Australia and Bora Bora.
He’s excited to meet new people in West Texas and looks forward to the adventure.