Carol Reynolds-Srot teaches for UC San Diego Extension's Copyediting Certificate Program. A self-proclaimed wordsmith, Reynolds-Srot is a seasoned professional journalist who has spent most of her career in the newspaper industry. She honed her proven ability as an eagle-eyed editor, proficient writer, accomplished page designer, and organized and productive manager at the Detroit Free Press, Long Island Newsday, the South Florida Sun Sentinel, and the Miami Herald. She has spent the past decade in academia—first as the associate editor at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in South Florida and currently as the university editor for the University of Miami.
A longtime member of the South Florida Black Journalists Association and the Asian American Journalists Association, Reynolds-Srot has held several positions in both groups. An adjunct professor who regularly teaches writing to college students, she received her B.A. in Journalism from Long Island University and her M.A. in Composition, Rhetoric, and Digital Media from NSU.