As the former video editor at RJI’s Futures Lab, Rachel Wise co-produced and edited the weekly Futures Lab video updates, and produced other video projects at RJI. She also mentored and coached the Futures Lab video reporting team during the production process.
Wise came to RJI from the Knoxville News Sentinel in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she served as an online producer. In this role she produced short- and long-form videos, managed the news organization’s websites, trained staff and updated several social media accounts.
Previously, Wise worked at daily, weekly and online publications in Florida and New York in roles as editor, reporter, photojournalist, producer, copy editor and page designer.
She earned a master’s degree in journalism from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in communication from Florida Gulf Coast University.
Wise has a penchant for pizza, grammar and baby goats. In her free time, she enjoys live music and films.