Rachel George is an award-winning entertainment journalist and digital producer with northern poise and southern grace. At 27, She has worked with Billboard Magazine, In the City, Mag, Brooklyn Butttah, RYSE MAgazine, International Music Conference (IMC) Magazine and more covering lifestyle and entertainment, breaking independent artists, and interviewing unique individuals around the world. When she’s not traveling to a third world country, she’s writing features stories about music and culture for Travel Noire.
Before she knew it, her creative spark ignited in the form of words and visual content in middle school. Her specialty in feature writing came from being surrounded by her family’s and listening to their stories, where she began to take writing seriously as a career. From interning for RYSE Magazine to interviewing global artists such as Tayla Parx, Guitarboy Hayes, Ayo Jay, OG Parker, Deko and Quality Control’s First R&B Singer Layton Greene, Rachel is continuing to walk in her purpose.
Her passion and dedication for storytelling at the intersection of music, culture, and entertainment led her to winning Best Feature/Series for Neighborhood Trauma for a long-form news article on forgiveness after the jail system and Freelance Journalist of the Year with TMT Entertainment Awards, while receiving her Master’s degree from Newhouse School at Syracuse University in 2017. Her next goal is to be a leading voice in the music industry.
Keep up with her at @opinionatedray on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!