633 N. Orange Avenue
633 N Orange Ave Orlando
Terri Winefordner thinks she has the best job at the newspaper. She gets to read all the letters to the editor that readers send, as well as the My Word essays and guest columns for the opinion pages. Besides choosing and editing these submissions, she puts all the various pieces and parts on the pages and makes sure they fit and look the way they're supposed to. She also helps out a fellow Tribune Co. newspaper, the (Fort Lauderdale) Sun Sentinel, by copy-editing guest columns and placing them on their Sunday Opinion page.
Terri graduated from Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va., with two bachelor's degrees - in journalism and physical education - in 1978. Her first job out of school (not counting substitute teaching) was as a copy editor for the Charleston (W.Va.) Daily Mail, an afternoon newspaper that's still going strong. After three years, she moved to a writing job in the Features department. Then almost eight years later, the Orlando Sentinel hired Terri as a copy editor and reporter - a split schedule. A year later, she became editor of the Homes sections. She enjoyed this job for 18 years, eventually taking on more tasks on other features sections, such as the Sentinel's Florida magazine. In 2008, she joined the editorial board of the Sentinel as the letters and op-ed editor.
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