Teresa directs all SCORE communications, including news media, social media, and the organization’s online properties. Before joining SCORE, Teresa worked for The Associated Press as news editor for Tennessee and Kentucky. She was previously editor of the Pensacola News Journal, deputy managing editor of The Tennessean, and a journalist at The Knoxville Journal and The Jackson Sun. Public service news projects she edited have been awarded the Polk Award for local reporting, the Society of Professional Journalists award for public service, and the Scripps Howard Foundation award for public service. A Missouri native, Teresa is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.