Speaker Bio


Theresa Bennett

Theresa Bennett

Editor, Hemp Grower

Theresa Bennett became editor of Hemp Grower in February 2021. She was hired as associate editor for Hemp Grower and Cannabis Business Times in November 2019 after working for GIE Media’s Recycling Group of magazines. Prior to joining GIE in 2018, Bennett was the K-12 education reporter for the Akron Beacon Journal. Outside of GIE, Bennett is also a freelance writer whose work has appeared in Modern Farmer, The Devil Strip and newspapers across the country. Bennett graduated from Kent State University in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.