Teresa acts as the official voice of SCORE and directs all SCORE communications work, including the organization’s online properties, social media, news media relations, video production, and report editing and publication. She has played a major role in developing strategies and messaging for SCORE advocacy efforts and policy reports. Before joining SCORE in 2013, Teresa was a journalist with The Associated Press, Pensacola News Journal, and The Tennessean as well as other newspapers. She has produced journalism that earned the Polk Award for local reporting, the Society of Professional Journalists award for public service, the Scripps Howard Foundation award for public service, and finalist status for the Pulitzer Prize for public service.