Karla Bruning is an on-camera reporter and freelance writer who specializes in sports, travel and lifestyle content. She’s also a race announcer at major events like the TCS New York City Marathon and United Airlines NYC Half. She hosts On The Run, a web and TV show from New York Road Runners, and blogs at RunKarlaRun.com.
Since getting her start as a Newsweek reporter, Karla’s work has appeared in Newsweek, ESPN2, Universal Sports, ABC in New York, Shape, The Week, Runner’s World, Canadian Running, The Washington Times, The Big Roundtable, Active, American Athlete, The Philadelphia Inquirer, San Francisco Chronicle, The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, The Gazette in Montreal, Orlando Sentinel and two dozen other publications. She and her work have received mentions by The New York Times, Fox Sports, The Baltimore Sun, Runner’s World, Competitor, PBS, Bleacher Report, and Canadian Running among others. She covered the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver for The Washington Times.
Karla earned a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Amherst College. She won a Fulbright scholarship for young American journalists and reporting grants from the Carnegie, Knight and Scripps Howard Foundations.
When not pounding the pavement as a reporter, Karla is usually pounding the pavement as a runner. She has completed seven marathons, six triathlons, trains with the New York Harriers and is a member of New York Road Runners.
Publication and Broadcast Highlights:
ABC7 in New York
KUSI in San Diego
The Philadelphia Inquirer
San Francisco Chronicle
The Times-Picayune in New Orleans
The Gazette in Montreal
Radio & Podcast
America’s Morning Radio
The Marathon Show
Mickey Miles Podcast
The New York Running Show
The New York Times
The Baltimore Sun
Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival
Journalism in the Service of Democracy, The Paley Center For Media
Social Media Week, New York
NY Running Show