Rachel Crosby

Student Correspondent for Florida Primary Coverage: The Washington Post - Post Politics; Portrayed through photos the political activeness of University of Florida students on voting day, credited photo displayed on national Washington Post political blog and its gallery covering the statewide election. (January 2012)

Student Beat Reporter: The Gainesville Sun; Part of a hands-on, classroom experience in which I’m paired with a staff beat reporter. I’m responsible for covering assignments as well as pitching and writing enterprise stories. I also shoot feature photos for them as well. (Jan. 2013-present)

Editor and Web Producer: WUFT.org; Copy edits stories and fact-checks updates for the news organization. Oversees a team of writers within multiple departments to assure posts to the real-time news blog are complete and accurate. Contributes content to the site as reporter as well (Jan. 2013-present)

Freelance writer, photographer: The Independent Florida Alligator; The Independent Florida Alligator: Covers general assignments and enterprise stories – both written and photographed – for the largest student-run newspaper in the country. (Sept. 2011-present)

Columnist: Her Campus UFL; Writes weekly features on campus “celebrities.” Whether involved in an organization or an independent project, I highlight their successes, tell their stories and hope to inspire the young women that read the site. (Nov. 2012-present)