Molly Knight Raskin

Molly Knight Raskin
Molly Knight Raskin is a freelance writer, reporter, and producer, formerly of The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer. Prior to that, she worked as a reporter for The Baltimore Sun, where she covered breaking news and wrote features for the Arts & Society section. Molly writes frequently about health and medicine. In 2007 she was honored with a Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism and in 2010 she received the American Psychoanalytic Association Award for Excellence in Journalism.

For the past ten years, Molly has written for newspapers, magazines, fashion advertorials, and book reviews. A graduate of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, she began her career as a reporter for Fairchild Publications. Her very first freelance story -- an unsolicited pitch she sent on a whim -- landed in the style section of The Washington Post.

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Molly is a wonderful instructor. Her feedback was thoughtful, detailed, and extremely helpful. Her enthusiasm is contagious, and her confidence in her students encouraging. -- Christine Adler

"Molly is not afraid of sharing her secrets. She makes sure her students get all of their questions answered." -- Michael Watson

"I was delighted to find this class informative and inspiring. I highly recommend Molly. She was friendly, engaging, and very accessible. -- Renee Gamache

"I highly recommend Molly. You will walk away with great tips about sourcing work for whatever market you hope to break into." -- Sarah Stup

"Molly's class taught the nuts and bolts of freelancing. She gave me the confidence to approach publishers with ideas that will sell. I'm excited to see where this new knowledge will take me!" -- Emily Leaman

"Molly was very responsive and let us know good ways to proceed. She was inclusive, concise, and thought-provoking about how to move forward." -- John Seidenberg

"I was blown away at how much one can learn online. I highly recommend this class to anyone thinking about freelance writing." -- TJ Henderson

"Molly prepared a great course and was positive and upbeat about our work and assignments. I now have the tools to begin as a freelance writer." -- Thomas Panas

"Molly's a keeper. She sincerely believes in herself, her students, and her ability to teach." -- Jack Neary

"Molly was terrific. She offered practical advice and insights about pitching stories and dealing with editors. I learned so much and am ready to go out and pitch!" -- Cynthia Aquila

"Molly has a wealth of experience and expertise and doesn't hesitate to share both. This was a terrific class and I would welcome the opportunity to work with Molly again." -- Francine LaMarr

"Molly was hands-on, supportive, and gave concrete, practical feedback. I highly recommend this class if you are ready to launch your freelancing career, or if you need help taking it to the next level." -- Bethany Hardy