Wendy M. Whitt is a journalist and educator who teaches reporting and mass media writing at the University of South Florida in Tampa. She is a veteran newsroom leader who spent most of her career as a senior editor. She has been a reporter, copy editor and editor at newspapers in Florida, California and North Carolina.
In Florida, she worked at The Tampa Tribune and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Her editing experience includes investigative and enterprise reporting; local, state and national politics; and local news. Multimedia storytelling and news packaging are among her areas of expertise.