Talented Generalist

I can do almost anything - and if I don't know, I will figure it out. This site is always a work in progress, but feel free to take a look and see if you find something you like.

  • March 25
  • Columbus, OH
  • rachel@rachelross.net


  • Project Manager/Content Specialist2011- Present

    ForeFront Web

    Implemented and executed new project and content management systems; handled social media and blogging for the company, as well as for select clients. Recruited and mentored junior staff; edited and tested several client websites.

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant2008 - 2009

    The Ohio State University

    Taught Communication 221, a newswriting course. Prepared course materials, handled student concerns, and assigned grades. In research: assisted with data collection and analysis using SPSS, prepared literature reviews and edited papers for publication.

  • Communications Intern2008

    United States Department of Energy

    Researched, wrote, photographed, and edited a variety of science-related stories for release to the press as well as for the laboratory’s internal publications. Facilitated media coverage of Department of Energy events and research.

  • Copy Chief2008

    The Lantern

    Head copy editor of The Lantern, the student newspaper of The Ohio State University with a circulation of 30,000; was responsible for ensuring the integrity and correctness of content, determining the paper’s final layout, and supervising a staff of thirteen junior copy editors.

  • Communications Intern2007-2008

    Ohio State University - Engineering

    Wrote and researched a variety of engineering-related stories and events for publication in News in Engineering magazine; additional responsibilities included facilitating media coverage of special events for the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University, creating press releases and updating the OSU events calendar as well as the College of Engineering website


  • Communication - M.A.2011

    The Ohio State University

  • Journalism - B.A.2008

    The Ohio State University

  • Sociology and German - B.A.2005

    Rutgers University

Technical Skills

  • Wordpress

  • CSS

  • HTML 5

  • SQL

  • Dreamweaver

  • Joomla

  • Drupal

Design Skills

  • Graphic Design

  • Web Design

  • Print Design

Graphics and media skills

  • Photoshop

  • InDesign

  • Illustrator

Contact Me

  • Home: Columbus, OH
  • Email: rachel@rachelross.net
  • Aversion to spiders: medium/high (do not send Spidergrams)

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