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Rachel Treisman

Rachel Treisman

Associate Editor/Social Media & Digital Writer, Morning Edition

Rachel Treisman (she/her) is a writer and editor for the Morning Edition live blog, which she helped launch in early 2021.

Treisman has worn many digital hats since arriving at NPR as a National Desk intern in 2019. She's written hundreds of breaking news and feature stories, which are often among NPR's most-read pieces of the day.

She writes multiple stories a day, covering a wide range of topics both global and domestic, including politics, science, health, education, culture and consumer safety. She's also reported for the hourly newscast, curated radio content for the NPR One app, contributed to the daily and coronavirus newsletters, live-blogged 2020 election events and spent the first six months of the coronavirus pandemic tracking every state's restrictions and reopenings.

Treisman previously covered business at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and evaluated the credibility of digital news sites for the startup NewsGuard Technologies, which aims to fight misinformation and promote media literacy. She is a graduate of Yale University, where she studied American history and served as editor in chief of the Yale Daily News.

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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona speaks at the U.S. Capitol after the Senate passed the Respect for Marriage Act in November. Sinema announced Friday she would register as an independent rather than a Democrat. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Paul Whelan holds a sign in protest as he awaits his verdict in Moscow in June 2020. He was sentenced to 16 years in prison on charges of espionage. Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Jonathan chills on the lawn of Plantation House, the residence of the governor of St. Helena, in October 2017. The world's oldest tortoise is celebrating what is believed to be his 190th birthday this year. Gianluigi Guercia/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Jonathan, the world's oldest tortoise, marks his 190th with fanfare and salad cake

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Taylor Swift poses with her trophies at the 50th Annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles in November, just days after the botched ticket presale. Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Oleh Mahlay, the artistic director of the Bandurist Choir, conducts members of the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus of North America and Ukrainian Children's Choir at New York City's Carnegie Hall on Sunday. Fadi Kheir hide caption

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The Google Doodle on Dec. 1 honors Jerry Lawson on what would have been his 82nd birthday. The engineer and entrepreneur created the technology that paved the way for modern gaming. Google/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Maine is the largest lobster-producing state in the U.S. Some of the gear used to catch the crustaceans poses an entanglement risk to the endangered North American right whale population. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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A Florida woman has filed a class action lawsuit accusing Kraft Heinz of misleading advertising, saying its Velveeta microwavable mac and cheese takes longer to prepare than the 3 1/2 minutes on the label. Nattapol Sritongcom / EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

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Cartoonist Charles Schulz poses with a sketch of Snoopy in his office in Santa Rosa, Calif. Schulz, who died shortly after his retirement in 2000, would have turned 100 on Nov. 26. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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'Peanuts' still brings comfort and joy, 100 years after Charles Schulz's birth

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Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra won the 2022 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, held in Italy in May. Next year's contest will be the first ever in which viewers from non-participating countries can cast their vote. Giorgio Perottino/Getty Images hide caption

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Mariah Carey performs at the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in 2014 in New York City. Patent authorities have decided she can't be the only "Queen of Christmas." Charles Sykes/Charles Sykes/Invision/AP hide caption

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