Of her 40-year career in television, she spent 36 at WGHP Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem, N.C., rising from camera operator to VP-general manager.
Former Fox Exec, GM Karen Adams Dies At 62
Karen Adams, VP of corporate initiatives at Fox Television Stations until November 2015, died suddenly Nov. 4 from medical complications at her home in High Point, N.C. She was 62.
Her long television career began at Tribune Media’s Fox affiliate WGHP High Point, N.C., where she started in 1976 as a camera operator.
She worked her way up through the ranks to master control operator, director, producer and VP of programming and community affairs, eventually becoming VP-GM of the station in 1997 (asit became a Fox affiliate) a role she filled until 2013 before becoming VP-GM of the Fox-owned duopoly in Charlotte, N.C., WJZY (Fox)-WMYT (MNT), a position she held until 2015 when she joined Fox Television Stations.
Adams spent 37 years at WGHP and, the station said, “leaves a legacy of community involvement. From Give a Kid a Coat to Gifts for Kids, Karen’s initiatives remain part of the fabric of this station.”
There will be a celebration of life service Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. at English Road Baptist Church in High Point.
Donations can be made to her favorite charity, Gifts for Kids though the Salvation Army in High Point.