Vicki Krueger is manager at Poynter’s News University. She has spent more than 20 years as a copy editor at newspapers and other publications and is the author of Cleaning Your Copy – a self-directed module that consistently is ranked as one of the most popular at Poynter’s News University.
She has helped produce “Best Newspaper Writing,” the annual collection of the ASNE Distinguished Writing Award winners and finalists, as well as other Poynter publications. Her other editing work includes the business memoirs of former Sunbeam and Scott Paper CEO Al Dunlap and Ken Kirchman, founder of a banking software firm based in the Orlando area, as well as “War Cake,” a memoir of the siege of Sarajevo, and several books about spirituality with Dr. James P. Gills, a prominent eye surgeon who also is a driving force behind the Ironman Triathlon competition. She has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism from Northwestern University and worked at newspapers in Kentucky, Indiana and Florida as a copy editor supervising story content and page design.