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Teresa Schmedding
Works at American Copy Editors Society
Attended University of Missouri–Columbia
Lives in Chicago, IL
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What if we went simple on performance reviews instead of complicated? And opened the door for two-way conversations? I'd be interested in your thoughts.
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Embracing my copy-editing purist side ...
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I'll be there with +Andy Bechtel and Frederick Vultee. Who wants to join us?
 
If you’re an editor or edit as part of your job, the American Copy Editors Society offers a daylong “Editing Boot Camp” that can help you polish your skills. Each workshop is taught by knowledgeable and experienced presenters. Get more info, register at http://workshops.copydesk.org/event/montreal/
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Pun headlines. Just stop writing them. Please.
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No. 2 on the list of things I'm losing sleep over: Privacy and fairness. Would love to hear what's keeping you up at night.
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Here's a recap of my blog series. My goal was to get you thinking about what's worth your precious editing minutes.
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Nice to see Publishers Auxiliary pick up part of my blog series on things I'm not losing sleep over. Worth noting there are several editing things I do lose sleep over: http://teresaschmedding.com/what-i-am-losing-sleep-over-5-were-too-boring-to-read/
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Thanks, Gerri. I see the last line mentions that... Should probably read my own stuff after it's edited, huh? :)
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Learning to be a good manager is tough. Get training wherever you can. (Hint: There's an amazing +Poynter. webinar Thursday on managing creating people)
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Have we cut our staffs to the point that our content is so boring that no one will read it? Is it so homogeneous that no one will pay for it?
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If you know me, you know I how deeply I feel about No. 3 on my list of things I'm losing sleep over: Plagiarism and fabrication.
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Here's No. 1 on my list of things I am losing sleep over: Numbers
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Journalist
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Editing, management, technology, digital journalism, social media
Employment
  • American Copy Editors Society
    President, present
  • Daily Herald Media Group
    Deputy managing editor, digital operations, present
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Chicago, IL
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Education
  • University of Missouri–Columbia
    Journalism, 1989
    Bachelors of Arts in Journalism
  • Missouri School of Journalism
    Media Management, 2008
    Masters in media management from Missouri journalism graduate school
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