Rachel Krantz

Rachel Krantz is an award-winning journalist, the author of “Open: An Uncensored Memoir of Love Liberation & Non-Monogamy,” and the host of the Help Existing podcast. She is the namer and one of three founding editors of Bustle, where she served as senior features editor for three years, and senior news editor before that. She also worked at The Daily Beast as a homepage editor, and at the nonprofit Mercy For Animals as a lead writer. She was the host of the Bustle podcast Honestly Though, a show about taboo topics recommended by The Guardian. Her work has been featured in New York Magazine’s The Cut, as well as Vice, LitHub, Vox, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, NPR, The Daily Beast, Newsweek, High Times, Men’s Health, Afar, USA Today, Buzzfeed Books, Publishers Weekly, Salon, Marie Claire, VegNews magazine, and many other outlets.

• 10+ years of experience as a journalist and editor
• Won the Peabody Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights International Radio Award, the Investigative Reporters and Editors Radio Award, and the Edward R. Murrow Award for her work as an investigative reporter with YR Media
• Advisor for Sentient Media and member of the board of directors of Our Hen House
• Received a bachelor's degree in journalism from New York University

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