Rachel H
Writer #14262
Joined 3/9/2016
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She's realistically been writing since she was old enough to touch a typewriter, but as far as on a professional competency level, this became a career in about 2008.
She'll break it down for you in a short (chronological!) list:
- Advanced Placement/Honors/Dual Enrollment English placement since age 14
- 4 years on staff (as both Features Editor and then Editor in Chief) of her high school newspaper, serving a student body of nearly 4,500 students
- 7-time Gold Standard award winner in student journalism from the PSPA (PA School Press Association)
- Student Board Liason for the PA School Press Association (chosen out of every school district within the commonwealth)
- PA School Press Association Student Board Member
- $1200 Jason Goldenberg Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship Winner (2012)
- NPR 3-Minute-Fiction Finalist
- East Stroudsburg University "Comic-Thon" 2012 Winner
- Two time journalism scholarship award winner (Luzerne County Community College, 2015/16)
- Outstanding honors graduate (Journalism & Communications Program, 2016)

She also currently works for a mid-level news publication as a correspondent and columnist for the past year, specializing in feature stories and arts & entertainment pieces.
Her column, in an arts and entertainment weekly, is known as the "Ink Spot," focusing on tattoo artistry and culture in and around the Northeastern PA region.
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journalism, journalistic writing, news, creative writing, features, editorial, columns, blogs


arts and entertainment, music, tattoos, roller derby, english, politics, science, animals, food


Parkland High School


East Stroudsburg University

DESIGN: is a creative process that integrates art and technology to communicate ideas and information. You will create dynamic solutions in digital graphic design, electronic imaging, illustration, 3D modeling, rendering, 3D printing and other fabrication processes. Up to date industry professional design software will prepare you for careers in the design field. Project based assignments and required internships make sure you will be ready to meet the challenge of the 21st century marketplace. Art directors in graphic, product, and visual communications design studios stress the importance of a strong art background for success in these fields.

Luzerne County Community College

The A.A.S. degree in Journalism and Media Writing is designed to prepare the graduate for an entry-level position in fields that require strong writing, editing, reporting and graphic design skills in a global, interactive, multi-media environment. The program also provides a solid platform for transfer to four-year programs specializing in the areas of mass media, print journalism, public relations, advertising, professional non-fiction writing and other fields that demand a communications skill set appropriate for the Information Age.


280 Projects Completed

She works for a mid-level local news publication primarily, covering multiple types of stories such as (but not limited to): community functions, large musical acts, local arts and entertainment, non-profit organizations/fundraisers.


300 Projects Completed

She specializes in news articles of all types and subject matter. She has extensive experience in the news industry, currently working as a correspondent and columnist for a news publication with a readership of ~250,000.

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35 Projects Completed

She previously worked as an Assistant Marketing Manager for a third-tier market local news publication and its weekly subsidiaries. She was in charge of all marketing campaigns, local outreach, ad-composition, public relations and various press releases for the firm.

She also has taken multiple courses in public relations, and served as PR Director of a local women's flat track roller derby team in her area.

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