Fact Checker

Resides In

Baldwin, NY


Temple University, Parsons School of Design


Editing, fact-checking, writing, proofreading, copy editing

Company Info

Your Best Edit LLC


  • ​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


Kirsten Rohrs Schmitt, currently a fact-checker at Investopedia, 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.


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.

Quote from Kirsten Rohrs Schmitt

My results-oriented approach to editing and writing allows my clients to express the essentials and reach their greatest potential through the written word.