Rachel Kiser

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Northern Virginia
Virginia Tech
Spirit-Forward Cocktail Recipes, TikTok Food Trends, Craft Beer
  • Rachel started her writing career in 2016, when she started writing a fashion and lifestyle column for her local college newspaper.
  • In addition to her published freelance work, she has published her creative writing in many collegiate journals, such as the Columbia Journal.
  • When she's not writing or editing, Rachel moonlights as a bartender for a catering company.


Before Rachel began her career at Alb Media, her area of expertise was focused on fashion and local news. After she graduated in May 2020, she worked multiple service industry jobs, ranging from bartender to cheesemonger and assistant librarian. Meanwhile, she freelanced for local publications in the Washington D.C. area, covering local food news and culture. In 2022, she began working as a features writer for MegaMenu, and eventually became a freelance recipes editor within Alb Media.


Rachel has a bachelor's degree in fashion design with a minor in creative writing from Virginia Tech.
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