A portrait of Tania Karas

Tania Karas

Tania Karas is a former deputy editor of The World's digital team. She managed a team of editors producing content for our website along with our daily podcast, morning newsletter and social media platforms. Before that, she was a reporter for The World covering global migration and refugees. She was with the show from 2018 to 2021.

Originally from Chicago, Tania spent three years in Greece, Turkey and Lebanon working as a foreign correspondent covering the Syrian refugee crisis, European politics and EU-Middle East relations.

Prior to that, Tania was a staff reporter for the New York Law Journal, a daily newspaper, where she covered US immigration, legal education and access to justice in New York.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism and a master's degree in international human rights law from the University of Oxford. Outside of work, Tania is a voracious reader and loves to travel. You can often find her starting dance parties in the newsroom. 

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