Tony Karon

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Tony Karon is a South African-born journalist and former anti-Apartheid activist. He is currently Al Jazeera America's senior online executive producer. He was formerly the Senior Editor at Time.com.[1]

He is originally from Cape Town, South Africa, and has been living in New York City since 1993.[2]

He studied at the University of Cape Town, and in the 1980s, he was a prominent anti-apartheid activist in student movement NUSAS.

He joined TIME in 1997, and has been a Senior Editor since 2000, providing commentary on world affairs.[1] In the past he worked as an activist for the banned African National Congress in South Africa.

In April 2013, he was hired as a senior online executive producer of the upcoming Al Jazeera America's digital team.[3]


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