May 11th Speaker: Teresa Wippel, My Edmonds News Topic:Changing Face of the News
Teresa Wippel has spent her career as a communications professional in weekly and daily newspaper journalism, government public information, employee communications, corporate and agency public relations, marketing communications, technical communications, Internet publishing and professional sports.
Her work experiences have ranged from managing a political campaign to ghost-writing opinion pieces for corporate executives, to establishing and managing editorial departments for a variety of publishing companies and non-profit organizations, to providing public relations services for educational institutions, technology companies and professional associations. She served four years as the spokesperson for Seattle Public Schools.
After graduating with a journalism degree from Seattle University, Wippel started out in community journalism, working for neighborhood news publications in Seattle. She is proud to say she has come full circle in founding the My Neighborhood News Network, which includes online community news websites in the South Snohomish County cities of Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace.
In 2019, she was named Edmonds’ Citizen of the Year and her Mountlake Terrace publication, MLTnews.com, was recognized as small business of the year by the Mountlake Terrace Business Association. www.myedmondsnews.com