Kristine Krebs is a Managing Editor at the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) where she oversees the daily operations of a portfolio of journals and collaborates with her editors in chief on special projects and new initiatives. Prior to joining ASM in December 2021, she was with the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) for five years, where she learned the nuts and bolts of society-published journals, and led several initiatives for AACP’s journal, the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. Some of these initiatives include introducing early release/publish ahead of print, implementing a formal reviewer recognition program, engaging its editorial board to offer webinars and workshops on publishing, and launching AJPE’s website on a new platform. Kristine received her MPS in publishing from George Washington University in 2022 and a BA in journalism and international studies from American University. She is a 2021–2022 Society for Scholarly Publishing Fellow.