Teresa Schmedding is the managing editor for Rotary International and former director of digital operations for the Daily Herald Media Group, which has won numerous headline contest awards. She is the president of the American Copy Editors Society. She organized the national Plagiarism Summit in 2013 and the Leadership Summit of journalism organizations in 2014. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's in media management from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She collaborates with NewsU on digital and editing curriculum.