Karen Florin

Karen Florin, a member of CCFOI since 2023, is the managing editor for The Day Publishing of New London.

Florin has more than 30 years experience a journalist, starting as a town reporter and going on to cover police, courts, casinos, tribes and social services. She has been a champion of the First Amendment and the Freedom of Information Act since she argued her first FOIA case in the 1990s against a town board that was conducting business in secret.

Florin works with the talented staff at The Day, an independent news company founded in 1881, to produce a digital and daily print newspaper.

She served on the state’s Judicial Media Committee for 15 years, working with judges and journalists to maintain transparency in the court system and educate the public.

She lives in Old Lyme with her husband Robert.