After working at KSMU Radio as a student for several years, Rachel joined Ozarks Public Broadcasting as a full-time staff member in 2004. Early in her tenure at the station, she worked in fundraising, marketing and special events. Now, as part of the general management team, she provides oversight for all areas of station operations. Born and raised in the Ozarks, Rachel graduated from Missouri State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media and a Master’s degree in Communication. In her spare time, she enjoys teaching Communication courses at Ozarks Technical Community College.