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Rachel Schallom

Role
Newsroom Project Manager
Organization
The Wall Street Journal

Rachel Schallom is a digital strategist at the Wall Street Journal. She writes Poynter’s biweekly newsletter, The Cohort, a newsletter elevating women in digital leadership. 

She is an award-winning newsroom leader and strategist with a passion for managing teams, developing and refining content strategies and growing audiences. She has previously worked at Fusion, the Sun Sentinel, the Los Angeles Times and the Huntsville Times. 

She also curates a newsletter highlighting interesting things happening in digital journalism and has been an adjunct professor teaching coding for journalism students. She has spoken at national and international conferences and is passionate about making journalism a more equal place for women to work. She was a member of the 2016 ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media class. 

She has both her bachelor and master’s degrees from the University of Missouri School of Journalism, originally hailing from St. Louis.

 
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