Anne Karolyi, Managing Editor, Republican-American, The Sunday Republican, and, in Waterbury, CT is included in Editor & Publisher’s second class of 15 Over 50 honorees, recognized for their dedication to the news publishing industry. Bob Sillick writes in the E&P article,

“They are still firmly committed to journalistic and publishing excellence and have transformed themselves just as the industry has during the past few decades. They are optimistic about the future of the industry as well as recognizing its many challenges. They are sharing their passion and experience with younger colleagues to create a viable future for news publishing.”

When asked, what are some of the most important lessons you have learned working in the news industry? Karolyi said,

“I learned to strive to rise to the standards that should define us: accuracy, ethics, balance, and transparency for how we work and whom we cover. It’s important to remember who we are: storytellers, watchdogs, and mirrors of our community. We must know how to fight and win for Freedom of Information.”

Read the article and meet all the honorees