Karen Finney is a former political consultant. She is a political commentator for MSNBC and hosted the show Disrupt with Karen Finney.
Finney served four years as the spokesperson and Director of Communications at the Democratic National Committee. She has also written for The Hill, is a commentator for Politico, MSNBC and The Huffington Post.
Finney served as Press Secretary for Hillary Rodham Clinton.
On April 2, 2013, it was announced that Finney will host a weekend news program called Disrupt with Karen Finney on MSNBC. On June 5, 2014, it was announced that Finney's weekend news program was canceled.
Finney, who is African-American on her father's side, is also a "great, great, great, great niece" of Robert E. Lee on her mother's.