Karen Johanson is a Hood River-based writer, editor, photographer and artist creating compelling copy and imagery about health, outdoor gear, adventure, urban exploration and more.

Her editorial client list includes: Stacker, The Riveter, REI, Eddie Bauer, and Microsoft. Her photography has been part of stories and campaigns for clients in the outdoor, music and fashion industries. And her art has been part of exhibitions at venues including: CoCA, PhinneyWood Art Walk, and LightBox Photographic Gallery.

Beyond her creative talents, she brings health and fitness expertise honed from her experiences as a personal trainer, where she worked with clients who had goals ranging from fat loss and improving their endurance and energy, to helping to manage Parkinson's via exercise and nutrition.