Rachel Zarrell is a New York-based editor and producer obsessed with making shareable, can't-miss social content. Currently the Director of Daily Video at MTV News, she was previously a news and video editor at BuzzFeed News and a founding member of BuzzFeed Motion Pictures New York. She also spent time at The Boston Globe and Boston.com, and freelanced for Esquire, among other publications. Rachel is a news junkie skilled in fast turnaround shortform video, breaking news coverage, audience engagement, and being up-to-the-second on the social web. Her videos and stories have been featured on shows like Today, NBC Nightly News, and Good Morning America. Rachel lives in Brooklyn with her cat Pico De Gato, where she enjoys doing crosswords and trying to bake the perfect chocolate chip cookie.


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