Annie Karni

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Annie Karni
Alma materHaverford College
Years active2005–present
EmployerThe New York Times
Spouse(s)Ted Mann (m. 2015)

Annie Karni is an American journalist who is a White House correspondent for The New York Times.[1] She is a contributor on MSNBC.[2]


Karni was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Barbara S. Karni and Edi Karni. She attended the Park School of Baltimore before receiving a B.A. in English from Haverford College in 2004.


Karni began her career as a reporter at The New York Sun in 2005 where she stayed until she moved to The New York Post in 2008. Karni spent a year writing for Crain's before she was appointed political reporter for the New York Daily News. In total, at the New York tabloids, she spent a decade covering the City Hall and local news.

She first entered the national sphere when she joined Politico as a politics reporter in 2015.[3] Karni joined The New York Times as a White House correspondent in 2018 after the departure of Julie Hirschfeld Davis, who had changed beat to report on Congress. Karni often embeds a feminist perspective in her reporting.[4][5] She has appeared on PBS' Washington Week as a political analyst.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Karni married Ted Mann, a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, in 2015.[7]


  1. ^ "Annie Karni". The New York Times. 2019-02-15. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  2. ^ "Staffers tape together torn up Trump papers to meet records law". Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  3. ^ Karni, Annie. "Annie Karni". Politico PRO. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  4. ^ "Annie Karni Joins The Times as a White House Correspondent". The New York Times Company. 2018-09-18. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  5. ^ "New York Times White House Correspondent Slammed for Saying 'Jews Don't Believe in Heaven'". TheWrap. 2019-02-06. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  6. ^ "PBS Washington Week - Annie Karni". Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  7. ^ "Annie Karni, Ted Mann". The New York Times. 2015-08-09. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-02-16.

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