EMMY-NOMINATED EXPLORER | HOST | PRODUCER | WRITER | PHOTOGRAPHER | SPEAKER

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Host and Create audience-driven content across over 60 countries on all 7 continents. Produce, Shoot, and Write TV’s for most highly rated shows. Launch branded social media campaigns guaranteeing high engagement. Skilled at working under pressure in fast-paced environments and adapting to new situations. Known for organizational skills, toughness and can-do attitude. Social Reach: over 300k.

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STORYTELLING SKILLS

On-camera hosting • Interviewing • Live event hosting • Keynote, TEDx & Public Speaking • Social media campaigns • Field producing • Story producing • Shooting • Writing • Video editing • Photography • Photo editing

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LANGUAGES

Fluent: English, Spanish • Proficient: French, Italian, Portuguese • Basics: Arabic, German, Mandarin, Swahili & more

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EXPLORATION

Summited Kilimanjaro (19,341') • Tracked Grizzly Bears on foot in British Columbia • Walked with cheetahs • SCUBA dove cage-free with bull sharks • Piloted planes, 18-wheelers, jet packs, boats • Swam alongside seals in Antarctica • Danced in Anguillan Carnival • Mounted an elephant via its trunk • Survived a charging hippo on the Zambezi River • PADI SCUBA certified for Open Water, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Enriched Air • Wilderness First Aid Certified • Professional Rescuer CPR Certified

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ON-CAMERA HIGHLIGHTS

TRAVEL CHANNEL - 2017-Present                                                       
• Host of Epic Lists, bringing the audience on a journey through one-of-a-kind lists of the world's best attractions, adventures, festivals and food. 

TIME, INC - 2017-Present                                                       
• Host of road-trip themed series with VisitCA highlighting California's lesser-known roads.

UROAM, Worldwide - 2016-Present
• Host, Producer, Shooter, Story Editor for digital travel series based entirely around Rachel's audience and its votes.

VARIED, Worldwide - 2013-Present                                                                                                                                         • Expert for lifestyle and news programs such as ABC's FABLife and HLN's The Daily Share, plus branded video content for clients like BMW, AIG, TripIt, Mashable and Cathay Pacific.

ABC, Los Angeles - 2016                                                                                                                                                                     • Guest Co-Host and Travel Expert on ABC talk show "The FABLife," joining hosts Chrissy Tiegen, Joe Zee, Lauren Makk and Leah Ashley to engage live studio audience through live-to-tape and pre-taped segments

HLN TV, Atlanta, GA - 2015                                                                                                                                                        • Host for travel show "Vacation Chasers," featuring travel expert co-hosts planning trips for desperate vacation-seekers. 

MASHABLE, New York, NY - 2015
• Host for #OneDayOffline campaign, hosting live event and digital content for Mashable and Cathay Pacific.

HOW 2 TRAVELERS, Los Angeles, CA - 2013-2015
• Host, Producer, Shooter, Editor digital travel series. 5 million channel views. 130 episodes.

MSN, Los Angeles, CA - 2014
• Host & Writer for digital lifestyle series "Life Unleashed," sharing the world's biggest and baddest bucket list adventures.

FOUR SEASONS, Toronto - 2014
• Host, Producer, Shooter for Four Seasons Costa Rica promo series, used both in-house and on American Airlines flights.

HEINEKEN - 2014
• Explorer in Heineken's viral campaign "Departure Roulette: En Route," dropping everything to fly to unknown country.

TRAVEL CHANNEL - 2012                                                       
• Host, Producer, Shooter, Production Management on action/adventure content Parahawking in Paradise, which netted hundreds of thousands of views and successfully sold new adventure concept.

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PRODUCING & SHOOTING HIGHLIGHTS

RIVR MEDIA, Knoxville, TN - 2014
• Story Producer of Weather Channel survivalist series Fat Guys in the Woods.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTIONS, Los Angeles, CA - 2009-2013
• Story Producer on A&E’s Storage Wars New York.
• Associate Producer/Shooter for History Channel's Ax Men, documenting story of Papac Alaska Logging.
• Segment Producer/Shooter on History Channel's Ice Road Truckers. Filmed across 20k+ miles of AK's Dalton Highway.
• Corporate Coordinator for 16 OP shows. Aided casting, development, research. Field work: Deadliest Catch, The Colony, After the Catch. Executive assistant to VP, Programming.

STUDIO LAMBERT, Los Angeles, CA - 2012                                                                                       
• Senior Story Producer for Discovery Channel series Weed Country

AZERTION PRODUCTIONS, Denver, CO - 2012                                                
• EMMY-Nominated Producer/Director and DP for PBS series The Rocky Mountain Experience. 

@RADICAL.MEDIA, Los Angeles, CA - 2011-2012                                                        
• Story Producer for ABC series The Big Time featuring aspiring chefs and musicians.
• Story and Field Producer for Speed Channel program GT Academy featuring race car driving hopefuls.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TELEVISION, New York, NY - 2011
• Associate Producer for second season of Alaska Wing Men.

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INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE     

Antarctica, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, British West Indies, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, England, Fiji, France, Germany, Guatemala, Holy See, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Luxembourg, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Spain, St. John, St. Thomas, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uganda, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam, Wales, Zambia, Zimbabwe

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HONORS & AFFILIATIONS

EMMY nominated • Keynote, TEDx & Public Speaker • AFAR Ambassador • Profiled by publications such as Marie ClaireTravel + Leisure, Yahoo! Travel, About.com • Named Top Instagrammer by Thrillist, TripIt, Outside GO • Contributing columnist for Tastemade, AthletaGoal Zero • Named one of Top 18 Alumni from past decade, Miami University

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EDUCATION              

Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. B.A. International Studies, B.A. Spanish. Magna Cum Laude.
Servicio de Programas Universitarios (UVA) Valencia, Spain. 
University of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland.