Rachel Deahl

  • Columnist and news director for Publishers Weekly who has had a career in journalism or publishing since 2002
  • Author of the e-book, "Publishing 101"

Experience

Rachel Deahl is a former writer for The Balance. For a year, she was a regular contributor specializing in media careers and the publishing world. Her writing covered many careers in journalism and publishing and the skills needed to be successful in the field.

She writes a weekly column called "Deals" for Publisher's Weekly about the hottest books being acquired by the major publishers. Also, she authored the Publishers Weekly e-book, "Publishing 101."

She formerly served as an associate editor at the Book Standard and an assistant editor at Working Mother magazine.

Education

Deahl earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.

Awards and Publications

About The Balance Careers and Dotdash

The Balance Careers makes navigating your career easy. It is home to experts who provide clear, practical advice on job searching, resume writing, salary negotiations, and other career planning topics. Whether you're looking to find a new job, advance at your current position, or explore new paths, The Balance Careers will help you take your career to the next level.

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