Carol is a writer and an award-winning journalist. She produced and wrote the screenplay for the documentary The LA Riots: Reflections on Our Future. Park also researches for the Young Oak Kim Center for Korean American Studies at UC Riverside. At the Center, she edited the nonfiction English translation of Unsung Hero: The Story of Col. Young O. Kim. Park is currently working on a memoir about Korean Americans and her life growing up as a cashier in Compton.