Karen McIntyre has worked short stints at several publications including the Red Bluff Daily News, Sierra Sun, and the Chico Enterprise Record. She got her start writing at Chico State’s newspaper while a journalism student, and covered the Virginia Tech campus shootings in 2007. She spent the last year working in Luxembourg as an online journalist, as well as making time to visit no less than 12 countries. In her spare time, she likes to camp, drink fine wine and cheap beer, play cards, watch movies, nap, and eat. She grew up in Tahoe City, California.