Karen Lowe

Karen Lowe

Independent Producer

Karen Lowe is the executive producer of Bending Borders, a radio and multimedia project. She’s also an adjunct professor at USC Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism.


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The family you’re born into, and ones you make, the family you know, and the strange and alien one you're forced into for love.

Meet the Family

The family you’re born into, and ones you make, the family you know, and the strange and alien one you're forced into for love.

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Joe Frank returns with an improbable story that begins in Hollywood and inexplicably ends at Auschwitz.

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Joe Frank returns with an improbable story that begins in Hollywood and inexplicably ends at Auschwitz.

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