Producer & Director of The Hollywood Prayer Network
Who is Karen Covell?
Karen works as a producer in Hollywood, the world's most influential mission field. (She also loves to teach Christians to look at Hollywood that way!)
She loves to encourage Christians to PRAY.
She has a passion to challenge Christians to share their faith in an easy, loving way: Finding out Their Story, Telling Your Story and Knowing God's Story.
Karen is a television producer, Founder and Director of the Hollywood Prayer Network (HPN), and co-founder and producer for JC Productions, an independent television and music production company. As the Director of the Hollywood Prayer Network, Ms. Covell also speaks and teaches around the country on how people of faith can stop hating Hollywood and boycotting its products, but instead pray for the people in the entertainment industry.
As a producer, Karen has had extensive experience producing TV specials, documentaries, and children's programming; such as Coordinating Producer for the PAX special Changed Lives: Miracles of the Passion, as Associate Producer for Headliners & Legends with Matt Lauer, as Co-Producer for the television special America's Throwaway Children, starring Dennis Franz and Danny Glover and as Post-Production Producer for Disney animated TV shows through TMS Entertainment, Inc.. She has also produced documentaries DVDs for HPN entitled The Hollywood Crisis, The Hollywood Tribe and The Hollywood Community and directed a short doc. for "Go Public." She has written episodes of the TV Series The Incurables, created and produced the rock gospel music show pilot Good News Rock, and was Associate Producer with Shari Lewis for two of her Home Video series, One Minute Bedtime Stories and One Minute Bible Stories. Ms. Covell also has the honor of producing her sons' short films.Karen was also the producing director of the 8th Annual Women in Film Festival in Los Angeles. Prior to that event she was one of the founders of Kino Women International (KIWI), an international women's film federation at the Moscow Film Festival and in Georgia, Soviet Union. She has also been booking producer for TV specials and fundraisers, booking celebrities and interviewees for the American Heart Association, the American Lung Cancer Association and World Vision International. She also served as the interim Theatre Manager for the Mark Taper Forum in LA.She is also a published co-author of two books with her husband Jim and their writing partner Victorya Rogers: "How To Talk About Jesus Without Freaking Out", “The J Bomb”, and "The Day I Met God". She is a Board member of the Producers Guild of America, and a board member of the Biola University Entertainment Task Force. She is a graduate of USC with a BA in Producing. Karen is married to her best pal Jim, a TV and Film composer, and they are the proud parents of their two wonder boys – Chapman University, Dodge Film School graduate, Christopher, and USC Film School Jr., Cameron.