What are some of the most important lessons you have learned while working in news?



Editor and Publisher


20 OVER 50

So many reporters were inspired to get into the business by Woodward and Bernstein, but I’ve learned that the less glamorous stories are more important to readers. People want to know what their neighbors are doing, who is getting married, graduating from college or being promoted at work. They also want us to explain the more mundane government machinery and help hold public officials accountable. There is a lot more to being a journalist than just writing a story.