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Terry Scott Bertling is features/niche products editor at the San Antonio Express-News, overseeing the newspaper’s feature sections since December 1994. She has more than 30 years of experience in the newspaper business, including positions as managing editor of the El Paso Herald-Post and editor of The Huntsville Item. She writes occasional Travel section stories (sometimes accompanied by a video or slide show), is a contributor to the www.mysanantonio.com "Trends" blog and can be found on Twitter (@TerryBertling). Bertling is also editor of the upscale monthly Trends magazine, produced by the Express-News, and is half of the author selection committee (with the newspaper's book editor) for two Express-News book and author events.
In 2007, Bertling won the Hearst Eagle Award and the Jack Douglas Award for distinguished service from the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors. Bertling was the first woman president of the Texas APME in 1989 and won the national APME Meritorious Service Award in 2003. At Texas State University in San Marcos, Bertling has been an adjunct lecturer for three years, teaching magazine writing, feature writing, community affairs reporting, information gathering & analysis and editing for clear communication. In December 2009 she received her master's degree in communication arts from the University of the Incarnate Word and was named outstanding graduate honor student for graduate research in UIW's School of Interactive Media & Design.