Rachel Krantz works at Mercy For Animals, where she writes about veganism and does media relations/pr consulting. She is the namer of Bustle, and one of its three founding editors. At Bustle, she served as Senior Features Editor for three years, and Senior News Editor before that. She also worked at The Daily Beast as Homepage Editor.
She is on the advisory board for Sentient Media and the board of directors of Our Hen House. She is open to media and PR consulting opportunities, especially for nonprofits.
She was the host of the Bustle podcast Honestly Though, a show about taboo topics recommended by The Guardian. Her work has been featured on VOX, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, NPR, The Daily Beast, Newsweek, High Times, AFAR, Vice, USA Today, Salon, Marie Claire, VegNews Magazine, and many outlets elsewhere.
She’s the recipient of 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 for Youth Radio. She has presented three times at Bindercon. Rachel has been interviewed for The New Yorker and Medium.
Her beats include: Travel & immersion journalism, sex, non-monogamy, women's health, veganism, cannabis culture, product reviews, advice & service pieces. She is working on a book about non-monogamy.
She is currently a digital nomad — check her Twitter @rachelkrantz for her current location, and get in touch at rachel dot krantz10 at gmail dot com
She is done listing her accomplishments in the third person, and will go back to reminding herself about principles of not-self now. May you be happy and peaceful, healthy and strong, feel safe and protected, and live with ease and joy.