Rachel Donadio

Rachel Donadio is an American writer who lives in Paris and writes feature stories dealing with European culture and politics. As a regular contributor for The Atlantic and a former European culture correspondent for The New York Times, Rachel’s reported from more than two dozen countries and interviewed heads of state and prominent cultural figures. Rachel’s work has been featured in The Atlantic, The New York Times, Vogue, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, and Travel + Leisure. She regularly comments on European affairs in three different languages — English, French, and Italian — and appears on programs like France24’s “The World This Week” and NPR’s “All Things Considered.” Rachel writes about everything from art and food to Italian hand gestures and profiles political figures like Sanna Marin, the millennial feminist prime minister of Finland.

• 14+ years as a writer and European culture and politics correspondent
• Speaks three languages: English, Italian, and French
• Regular contributing writer for The Atlantic for 5+ years
• Graduated from Yale University and was a visiting professor of journalism at Princeton

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