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Karen Schaler

writer A Christmas Prince, Christmas Camp, Every Day is Christmas, Rediscovering Christmas
Karen Schaler is a three-time Emmy Award–winning storyteller, author, screenwriter, journalist, and national TV host. In the last two years, she has written original screenplays for Netflix, Hallmark, and Lifetime Christmas movies. In 2017, Schaler wrote Netflix’s first original Christmas movie, the breakout hit, “A Christmas Prince. In 2018, she went on to write two more original movies, Hallmark’s “Christmas Camp” and Lifetime’s “Every Day is Christmas,” while also selling, at auction, three Christmas novels to HarperCollins Publishers. Schaler has now created an annual real-life Christmas Camp, bringing her movie and novel to life, at the award-winning Phoenician Resort. Schaler also has a new Lifetime Christmas movie coming out in 2019, Rediscovering Christmas, and a new novel Finding Christmas where she also wrote the screenplay. As the creator and host of Travel Therapy TV, featuring inspiring and empowering places to visit, Schaler says her travels to more than 68 countries and continued globetrotting inspires all of her storytelling.