Originally from Pennsylvania, Rachel graduated from Trinity Washington University in D.C. in 2015 with a degree in English Literature. She first entered the world of Journalism in 2016 at Washington Top News (WTOP-FM) as an operations and audio specialist and assistant editor. During that time she also worked as a video producer for the Bill Press Live Show. She left D.C. in 2018 to move to Boulder, Colorado. In 2020 she started working at Public News Service as an Editorial Coordinator and National Assignment Editor working to assign public interest stories in collaboration with nonprofits and NGO’s to amplify stories and voices often not seen or heard in mainstream media across 38 states. In 2022, she joined the Colorado Press Association as the Colorado Media Partnerships Manager where she focuses on creating and sustaining meaningful collaborations between media, local leaders, the education sector and local communities to support and improve Colorado journalism for the communities it serves. When not working, Rachel is usually hanging out with her cats, Calvin and Hobbes and going on mountain adventures with friends.