Carroll is vice president/news and editor of the Arizona Republic and azcentral.com. In this role, she leads Arizona’s largest news team. In the past five years, the Republic/azcentral.com has twice been named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news. Carroll also is the Southwest regional editor for the USA Today Network She earlier worked at the El Paso Times, USA Today and the East Valley (Mesa) Tribune.
Carroll said: “I’m honored to receive this award. I’m grateful to be part of an amazing team, journalists who work incredibly hard every day to educate and empower our community. I share this recognition with them.”