Kara Aragona

Kara is a writer/editor whose passion for human-interest stories has been a natural bridge to her work covering life and career issues.


She has over fifteen years' experience in print and broadcast media as a New Jersey-based reporter, MSNBC News reviewer/archivist, copywriter, and copy supervisor. As associate editor, she wrote lifestyle and health content for national custom print publications, often exploring the effects of life-balance issues on health and well-being.

About The Balance Careers and Dotdash

The Balance Careers makes navigating your career easy. It is home to experts who provide clear, practical advice on job searching, resume writing, salary negotiations, and other career planning topics. Whether you're looking to find a new job, advance at your current position, or explore new paths, The Balance Careers will help you take your career to the next level.

The Balance Careers is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the internet, according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.