Karen Ridder



Karen Ridder – also known as Karen Roth Ridder – is a freelance journalist. 

A former News Producer for KSNW-TV in Wichita, her work has also been featured in print publications including: TK Business Magazine, Topeka Magazine, Kansas Magazine, the Topeka Capital-Journal and the Kansas City Star.

She spent three years traveling the state and chronicling her growing family’s adventures as a blogger for the Kansas Department of Travel and Tourism. She has served as a speaker for the Kansas Speakers Bureau and also works as a web content producer and blogger for small business owners

Karen loves getting the chance to tell stories and plays the ukulele whenever she can get a chance. She and her husband enjoy the great outdoors and are in the middle of the harried process of raising two sons and a daughter while restoring a 1912 American foursquare home and giving plenty of time to the Boy Scouts.


TK Articles:

Heart of the Entrepreneur: Shana Cakes – Fall 2017

Heart of the Entrepreneur: The Stratmans & Qdoba – Summer 2017

NetWork Kansas e-Community – 2016

Heart of the Entrepreneur: Trevon Ewing – Summer 2016

In Business to Change Lives – Fall 2015

Is Your Business Prepared? – Summer 2015

Heart of the Entrepreneur: JENNY TORRENCE – Spring 2015

Kid Biz – Winter 2014

Business Insider: Larry Johnson – Fall 2014

Building Minority Business Opportunities – Fall 2014

A Century of Flexibility – Spring 2014

Expanding the Expocentre – Fall 2013

Investing in East Topeka – Summer 2013


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