editor, Wisconsin State Journal
Foley has worked at five major metropolitan newspapers and spent six years as the managing editor of the *Daily News*, Philadelphia's second largest daily newspaper and part of the Knight Ridder company. She also has held leadership positions as an editor at the *Minneapolis Star-Tribune* and the *Kansas City Star*. Previously, she earned a reputation as a creative editor and reporter at four other major metropolitan newspapers, including work at the *Milwaukee Sentinel*, the *Detroit News and the Menominee* (Mich.) *Herald-Leader*. She has worked as a news and features reporter and editor for 28 years. She was assistant managing editor for features at the *Kansas City Star* in the late '90s.