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About Ken Karrson

About Ken Karrson

Ken Karrson has been a sports reporter for 22 years including the last 20 at The Times.

He covers Illinois prep sports, writes the memorabilia column and in his spare time is the sports editor for the Regional News and Reporter weekly papers in Palos Heights.

In his more than 16,000 stories written, he's also won awards from the National Newspaper Association, the Peter Lisagor Awards, the Illinois Press Association and the Northern Illinois Newspaper Assocation.

Ken is a graduate of Thornton High School and the University of Illinois-Chicago and has previously worked in magazines, radio, cable TV, for SportsPhone and as an advertising copywriter.

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