Rachel is Vice President of Program Development for Report for America, overseeing training, service projects, impact/evaluation, data/information and the alumni network. She has worked as managing editor of The GroundTruth Project and managing producer of the GroundTruth podcast, where her work received awards including a National Edward R. Murrow Award and an Online Journalism Award. She was a public radio journalist for several years, including running the digital side of the NPR show Here & Now. Rachel was a 2018-19 Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan, where she focused on new approaches to news and media literacy for teenagers. She’s an alumna of the 2016 ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media. Rachel started her journalism career as a local newspaper reporter. Her past adventures include living on a small sailboat and tour guiding at the Vatican. Rachel is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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