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Rachel Treisman

Editor, Digital

Rachel Treisman (she/her) is an editor on NPR's digital news desk, where she reports news of the day and leads the network's live blogs, helping shape digital coverage of breaking stories and political events. She also writes in-depth features and reports for broadcast, including the hourly newscast.

She has written hundreds of high-performing breaking news and feature stories across a wide range of topics, with a special focus on politics and pop culture. She joins the Newshub from Morning Edition, where she reported news and feature stories for both digital and radio platforms, traveling to London for Queen Elizabeth's funeral and Michigan for its 2024 primary.

Treisman has worn many hats since arriving at NPR as a National Desk intern in 2019, including writing for NPR's flagship Up First newsletter, running Morning Edition's social media accounts, curating radio content for the NPR One app, live blogging multiple election cycles and tracking every state's restrictions and reopenings during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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Friday

A satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Hurricane Idalia, center, over Florida and crossing into Georgia, and Hurricane Franklin, right, as it moves along off the East coast of the U.S., on Aug. 30, 2023. AP/NOAA hide caption

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Wednesday

Joey Chestnut emerges victorious after eating 63 hot dogs in 10 minutes during the 2022 Nathans Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest in New York City. Kena Betancur/Getty Images hide caption

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Nathan's hot-dog eating contest bans Joey Chestnut over Impossible deal

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Friday

An aerial view of Pointe du Hoc, a clifftop in Cricqueville-en-Bessin, on the French western Norman coast, taken in October 2018. Damien Meyer/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Tuesday

Beyonce, a beagle with one ear, pictured at Homeward Trails Animal Rescue in Fairfax, Va., in 2022 after being rescued from the Envigo breeding and research facility. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Wednesday

Satchel Paige of the Monarchs talks with Josh Gibson of the Homestead Grays before a game in Kansas City in 1941. Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics, Getty Images hide caption

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Tuesday

American Airlines flight attendant Bette Nash greets passengers disembarking from her daily return flight to Boston at Reagan Washington Airport in 2017, at age 81. She died earlier this month. Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Monday

XU-Mass Dartmouth graduates got a surprise gift from a billionaire at graduation

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Sunday

U-Mass Dartmouth graduates got a surprise gift from a billionaire at graduation

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BARK Air officially launched this week, completing its first flight from New York to Los Angeles on Thursday. It also flies to London and aims to add more routes in the coming months. Joe Gall/BARK hide caption

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Thursday

Colin Kaepernick (L) and Harrison Butker (R). Noam Galai/Getty Images for The Gordon Parks Foundation and Jamie Squire/Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Hale gives an envelope with cash to a graduating UMass Dartmouth student at last week's commencement. Each of the 1,200 graduates received $1,000 onstage, half to keep and half to donate. Karl Christoff Dominey/University of Massachusetts Dartmouth hide caption

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U-Mass Dartmouth graduates got a surprise gift from a billionaire at graduation

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In this photo released by the Iranian first vice president's office, Iranian First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber, right, now acting President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, leads a cabinet meeting in Tehran on Monday. AP hide caption

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Thursday

Kansas City Chiefs player Harrison Butker, pictured at a press conference in February, is in hot water for his recent commencement speech at Benedictine College in Kansas. Chris Unger/Getty Images hide caption

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Tuesday

Noelia Voigt (L) and UmaSofia Srivastava (R) attend a charity event in New York City on May 8, the week that they stepped down as Miss USA and Miss Teen USA. Rob Kim/Getty Images for Smile Train hide caption

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Delegates from New York demonstrate in favor of the anti-war plank at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago on Aug. 28, 1968. Anonymous/AP hide caption

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Anti-war protests, a Chicago DNC: Is it 1968 all over again? Some historians say no

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Thursday

Miss Teen USA, UmaSofia Srivastava, left, and Miss USA, Noelia Voigt pictured at a New York Fashion Week event in February. They both announced their resignations this week. Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Supermodels Unlimited hide caption

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Wednesday

Virginia Rep. Jennifer Wexton used text-to-speech technology to advocate for her bill on the House floor Monday, following her diagnosis with the rare brain condition known as progressive supranuclear palsy. C-SPAN/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Tuesday

Squares mark a lawn where tents once stood at Brown University in Providence, R.I. It's one of several schools where administrators have struck deals with student protesters. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Katy Perry pictured at an event in Los Angeles in April. She wasn't at Monday night's Met Gala, despite the fake photos of her circulating on social media. Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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