Karin completed her primary education from Moira House School, an independent school for girls in Eastbourne in Sussex. Then she moved to Newnham College, Cambridge, where she studied Modern Languages and graduated with a first class honors degree in 1995. She was first worked as an editor of Cambridge University’s "Varsity" student newspaper in 1994 till 19995.
Karin moved to London to present a variety of shifts for Sky News, before joining BBC News in 2005. Her work assignments have included a stint presenting World News Today on the BBC World News channel from Washington. Karin has also covered the Italian Soccer scene for a season as a reporter and presenter for Channel 4. Moreover, Karin also presented live coverage on the BBC News channel at the trial of Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria, South Africa from 3rd of March 2014. She is now a regular presenter of World News Today and Impact on BBC World News channel.
Karin is 33 years aged South African nationality broadcaster. She is currently living in London with her married husband Neil. They have three children together. She earns her salary from her journalism and broadcast career and her recent net worth is estimated to be around U.S $ 3 million.