Rachel Zarrell is a New York-based editor and producer currently working as Director of Daily Video at MTV News. Previously, she was a news and video editor at BuzzFeed and a founding member of BuzzFeed Motion Pictures New York. Prior to that, she worked at The Boston Globe and Boston.com, and freelanced for Esquire, among other publications. She's a news junkie and web-savvy multimedia editor, with skills in human interest and breaking news coverage, multiplatform video, and being up-to-the-second on the viral web. 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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