Karen’s career began in her 20’s as a fitness model for numerous health and fitness publications and grew to include national ad campaigns, commercials, acting roles for film and television, sports radio personality and a published lifestyle columnist.
Karen’s publications can be read in Muscle & Fitness HERs, OK Magazine, Radar on Line, InTouch, Men’s Journal (first female on the cover), Star and US Magazine. She was the first woman to ever be featured on the covers of Men’s Journal and Men’s Fitness. Karen twice appeared on the cover of Ironman Magazine and, in 2017, she appeared on the Top Selling Cover of the Year in Muscle & Fitness Hers Magazine. McDougal has also graced the cover of Physical Magazine, ProSource Magazine, RPM Magazine, and many more.
She’s a force to be reckoned with and her articles focus on lifestyle, health, fitness and beauty.
Karen has become a national advocate for Breast Implant Illness (BII). She has shared her health experience with breast implants on documentaries, news reports and TV shows that include The Doctor’s, Inside Edition and ABC 5. Karen’s story has been shared in printed and online articles and she created her own Ladies Only BII Support Group, BREAST IMPLANT ILLNESS CONNECT~Journey to Self-Love
Karen’s work as an advocate also includes bringing awareness to family health issues, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), and animal rights.
For more information or to book Karen for events or customized videos, contact Tommy Malone Jr at 404-580-0446