Who can resist the charisma of an Igorotang Chinita? Karen Ow-Yong is an ‘it’ girl who surely needs no effort to keep her listeners coming. Sophisticated, smart, and sexy, she’s got everything to hook every tuned-in listener. While being bold and opinionated in discussing the heaviest social and political issues, she can also be as keen and informative in tapping into lighter topics such as fashion, love, social media trends, and anything under the sun. Definitely, it is her flexibility that will make her go miles in the industry.
Karen, when on board, is dubbed as “Miss O” and “Babes ng Bayan”. She obtained a degree in Mass Communication major in Journalism at University of the Philippines-Baguio. She pursued a career in media and thus worked as a newscaster, news writer, disc jockey and playlist coordinator in YES FM 101.1 YES FM-Manila, 91.5 ENERGY FM-Manila, 95.1 LOVE RADIO-Baguio and Philippine Daily Inquirer. She was also a consultant for The Philippine Navy Journal. She is currently working in DZRH as an announcer and co-anchor. She can also host events, do voice-overs, and perform sales and marketing duties.
Karen co-anchors Lakay Deo Macalma in Isyu on weekdays, 9 to 10:30 in the morning. She also co-anchors Bing Formento on Magandang Umaga Pilipinas Saturday Edition, 6 to 7 in the morning, and Defense Corner every Sunday, 4 to 5 in the morning.