Karen Blatchford

Print SME
Chicago, IL USA


Karen has over 20 years of experience working on the agency side as an Executive Art/Content Producer working at both FCB and DDB in Chicago on various types of accounts. (Automotive, Beauty, Beverage, Consumer Goods, Fast Food, Financial, Healthcare, Insurance and Technology to name a few) She has handled print productions, piggyback productions with both broadcast & video, illustrations, storyboards, CGI, prop making and stock photography with global talent. She gets projects done in time and within budget.

At APR, she’s looking forward to partnering with our clients and agencies to use her background to help oversee campaigns and use her negotiation skills to help problem solve and identify efficiencies. Prior to working on the agency side, she was a creative recruiter and an artist representative running her own company with National photographers and illustrators. She has a BA in Cinema and Photography from Southern Illinois University.