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Kirsten Schmitt

expertise
Editing, fact-checking, writing, proofreading, copy editing
currently
Fact Checker
education
Temple University, Parsons School of Design

Highlights

  • Founder and director of Your Best Edit LLC, since 2016
  • Accomplished professional editor and writer, with more than three decades of print and digital editorial publishing experience
  • Research and fact-checking expertise for publications including Vogue, W, Glamour, Reader's Digest, and AARP

Experience

Kirsten Rohrs Schmitt was Senior Research Manager at Condé Nast for Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, GQ, and Condé Nast Traveler. Previously Research Chief at W Magazine, Organic Style, and AARP publications covering finance, investing, real estate, and world history. Her earlier career as a fact-checker and research editor at Reader's Digest, Country Living, O at Home, Town & Country, Martha Stewart Weddings, Prevention, Self, National Geographic Adventure, Time Inc. covered a multitude of topics. She also served as Editor and Copywriter at Adelphi University, in the Office of Marketing and Creative Services.

Education

Kirsten received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Temple University and a Master of Arts degree in Art History and Decorative Arts from Parsons School of Design.