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Rachel Rodriguez

Senior Producer for Social Media , CNN International



Rachel Rodriguez is Senior Producer for social media at CNN International. She directs CNNI’s social media strategy and manages a team that covers news and features via social media. She is based in London.

While at CNNI, Rachel has been honored with a Peabody Award, Edward R. Murrow Award, Webby Award, Shorty Award and Emmy nomination. She is a frequent speaker in Europe, the US and Asia on the intersection of journalism and social media, and was named to’s list of Best Female Speakers.

Previously, she was a writer and producer at CNN in Atlanta, where she covered everything from immigration to identity and managed CNN iReport’s personal essays project. She graduated from Duke University with a BA in history, and completed internships at NPR and the Smithsonian Institution.