Rachel Rabkin Peachman

Hoboken, NJ USA

Professional Experience

I am an experienced writer and editor for national magazines. I specialize in women's and kids' health, but I've covered topics as varied as HIV/AIDS, alternative medicine, toddler discipline, dance, beauty, and travel. My articles have appeared in magazines such as Ms., Fitness, Ladies' Home Journal, Cosmopolitan, POZ, OK!, Parents, and Parenting. I also have experience writing and editing for the Web, and I blogged throughout my pregnancy on Parenting.com (projectpregnancy.parenting.com) I've done radio and TV spots for Parents magazine, OK! Magazine, and Parenting magazine.


11 Years
11 Years


Family, Children & Teenagers
6 Years
9 Years
11 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
11 Years
Online/new media
3 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

11 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

POZ magazine (3-5), Parent & Child magazine (1-2), Parents magazine (1-2), American Baby (1-2)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Time Inc. custom pubs (3-5)

Other Work History

Health Director, Parenting magazine Health Director, OK! magazine Health Editor, Parents magazine Associate Health and Nutrition Editor, Family Circle magazine Assistant Editor, Healthy Living magazine

Foreign Language Skills

Spanish, reading and speaking

Computer Skills

Word, Quark, InCopy, InDesign


Digital camera, audio recorder


In addition to receiving The Skin Cancer Foundation's Excellence in Media Award in 2003, I've won three writing awards from the American Academy of Dermatology and a fellowship from the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing.