2010, First place, video, N.C. Press Association
2010, First place, general website excellence, N.C. Press Association
2011, Schools and Community Organized to Read (SCOR) reading buddy
2010, St. Baldrick’s Foundation shavee
Before joining the team at Brooks Bell, Rachel was the web editor of a weekly newspaper, where she managed and created content for the website, blog and social media sites. She led a website overhaul that increased pageviews by 136 percent, and earned the newspaper a first place award in the website category from the N.C. Press Association in 2010.
Rachel began her career writing marketing materials at a national non-profit. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where she was a staff writer for the Seahawk newspaper. She is a student in the Center for Documentary Studies Program at Duke.