Rachel Martin Exits, Adds Pictures

I remember watching this video for the first time, back in December. Rachel Martin and Win Rosenfeld went to Washington, D.C., to make a video report about Goodwill reinventing itself as hip place to buy clothes.

I thought, hey, Rachel Martin looks just like a TV news reporter. And now she's going to be one. Today was her last day as a show host. Rachel's moving on to ABC News. We'll miss her a ton, but it's only natural. Watch the clip and you'll see what I mean.



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Rachel, we hardly knew ye ... best wishes.

Sent by Hollis | 1:33 PM | 6-27-2008

Good luck and congratulations to Rachel. I'll miss hearing you every morning.

Sent by Maura | 1:45 PM | 6-27-2008

Congratulations Rachel!! We'll miss you

Sent by Charlie | 1:55 PM | 6-27-2008

don't go rachel!!!! okay okay, i guess you can't pass up such a great opportunity! i know i'll miss you wicked. good luck :)

Sent by Michael Wood | 1:56 PM | 6-27-2008

It's hard to know which is the farm team and which is the big leagues. Personally, I much favor NPR News over ABCNews, but there is a bit of a revolving door!

Sent by Elliott MITCHELL | 2:10 PM | 6-27-2008

Too bad, I really enjoyed listening to Rachel on the podcast. It gets me through the afternoons working construction. Good luck with ABC.

Sent by Peter | 2:11 PM | 6-27-2008

Wah!!! Rachel, please don't go!!! What sad news. Well, good luck to you in your new job, if you do half as well there as you did at the BPP, you'll knock everybody's socks off!!

Sent by robin | 2:14 PM | 6-27-2008

it won't be the same w/o you . . .

Sent by pam | 2:30 PM | 6-27-2008

Oh sure, I miss listening for one day and Rachel leaves! ;)
Good luck, Rachel. See you on the little screen.

Sent by lisa | 2:30 PM | 6-27-2008

Your a natural Rachel..good things will continue to come your way.. I will miss ya a ton in the am though..

Sent by twr001 | 2:36 PM | 6-27-2008

Sad day . . .

Sent by mac | 2:45 PM | 6-27-2008

You're leaving big shoes to fill. Whoever will keep Mike Pesca in line? When he runs amok on the airwaves...

Sent by ER | 3:16 PM | 6-27-2008

I will miss hearing your sing-songy voice every morning. Good luck! I might just start watching ABC.

Sent by Julia Havelick | 3:32 PM | 6-27-2008

My whole life was just mere prelude to hearing this girl's sweet sultry voice on the radio. WOE! WOE IS ME!

I saw her pic for the first time. Never knew she was so foxy.

Sent by John Kitchenware | 3:38 PM | 6-27-2008

I will certainly miss hearing you every morning Rachel but good luck at ABC and welcome to Washington DC!

Sent by Rosemary | 4:27 PM | 6-27-2008

Goodbye, Rachel. I'm gonna miss hearing you every morning. You and Alison were a fantastic pair...and you and Mike weren't half bad, either. Good luck with the new job.

Sent by Cinder Conlon | 4:53 PM | 6-27-2008

I'll for you on ABC, Rachel.

Sent by Steve Petersen | 4:59 PM | 6-27-2008

i'm super sad. GOOD LUCK at the alpha network!

Sent by MF | 6:37 PM | 6-27-2008

Best to you, Rachel!!!!

Sent by Natasha | 7:09 PM | 6-27-2008

The BPP is clearly the launching pad for greatness... and unadulterated awesomeness! High five!

Sent by Will G | 11:41 PM | 6-27-2008

Your farewell this morning hit a personal nerve with me. As I listened to your colleagues serenade you with Neil Diamond, it was obvious that the people you work with enjoy your companionship and will miss having you around. I am also about to leave my job for a better opportunity--although none of my colleagues know it yet--and I can only hope that my last day is as heartfelt as yours. Good luck.

Sent by Dave | 12:00 AM | 6-28-2008

I was worried this would happen when they re-designed the website and your pic disappeared... Good luck at ABC!

Sent by April | 1:32 AM | 6-28-2008

Rachael, Rachael, Rachael... We'll miss you in the barley lab at Montana State University. I employ a gaggle of undergrads and I've got them listening to the BPP every day. Heck, if I don't keep the 'radio' tuned to an interesting news show (hence, learning something!), the lab entertainment will be 'oldies' - i.e. 80's music - most of which I was done with in the 80s. Thanks for your quirkiness and wit. ABC is lucky to have you. Best of Luck in the future.

Sent by Victoria Blake | 10:03 AM | 6-28-2008

congratulations on the move Rachael! you will definatly be missed.

Sent by Glen Morse | 10:57 AM | 6-28-2008

I had to replay the show's opening three times yesterday to be sure you were really leaving and it wasn't some kind of sick joke. =) Rachel, your cheeriness worked better than caffeine when I hit that post-lunch slump at work. You will be missed, but I know you'll blow them away at ABC. Congrats and good luck!!!

Sent by Kahini | 1:21 PM | 6-28-2008

I will miss you Rachel. Congrats to you and hopefully some 'NPRness' will rub off onto ABC News. They sure could use it!

Sent by joe grassi | 8:37 PM | 6-29-2008

Rachel, Rachel, Rachel. You will be missed. I loved your perspective. I wish you the best but wish you wouldn't go.

Sent by Jim Trenton | 11:13 AM | 6-30-2008