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Rachel Sklar Biography

Rachel Sklar
  • Age: 45 years old
  • Birth Nation: Canada
  • Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
  • Name: Rachel Sklar
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Birth Place/City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Religion: Christinality
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Lawyer, Attorney, Blogger, Author
  • Working For: Various publishers, various publications
  • Boyfriend: Rex Sorgatz
  • Education: Graduate of the University of Western Ontario
  • Awards: Listed as one of the 10 Women in Tech Who Give Back in 2012
  • Online Presence: Yes
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Beautiful Rachel Sklar is a contributor at CNN and also a lawyer. She is famous among the people for various reasons among which her New York based blog is one of them.

Childhood and Education

Rachel was born on December 8, 1972. Her birth town is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Rachel was interested in law and various debating clubs and societies from her early days. Because of the same reason, she went to take law as her career. She went to the University of Western Ontario to complete her degree in law. During her years at the university she was engaged in various clubs and took part in debates. She wrote for the newspaper of the campus as a contributor. She was also the very active member and Vice-President of the communications department of the university’s council. After a while, she went to the University of Toronto-Law school to get her honors in law. At the university she was a valedictorian.

Personal Life

She is Currently working as New York-based media blogger. She is a canadian  but now she is in America. Boyfriend of Rachel Sklar is Rex Sorgatz. She is Dating with boyfriend. 

Career

Rachel started her career as a corporate lawyer and started working in Stockholm and switched to New York. She worked there for a couple of years before she changed her career from law to journalism. She started writing on different topics for different newspapers. She worked as a full-time freelancer and began writing on a wide range of topics. Sklar has contributed and has had her writings published in ‘The Financial Times’, ‘The New York Post’, ‘The Chicago Tribune’, ‘The New York Times’, The Village Voice’, ‘Wallpaper’ and ‘Glamour’.  For some time she worked for The Huffington Post in the post of Media and Special Projects Editor.

She edited and wrote for the ‘Eat The Press’ of the same paper’s site. Before she worked for the Huffington post, she was the editor for FishbowINY which is an industry blog at New York. Apart from these, Sklar has also been able to publish her own books like A Stoke of Luck:Life, and another book which she wrote about stroke and recovery from it Crisis and Rebirth of a Stroke Survivor. At the moment she is working for HarperCollins on a humorous Jew-ish book which is about cultural identity. She has appeared in various television shows as well. Rachel has been seen in these shows as a guest. She was a guest panelist on the show ‘Fox News Watch’ which is an events debate program of the famous Fox News Channel. Another Fox News Program, Sklar has appeared in is Red Eye wl Greg Gutfeld.

Rachel at the moment works for Adams Research which is known to be ‘a media-focused expert network’ and also the publisher of Mediaite. Rachel is the editor-at-large of the media news website – Mediaite.

Recognition

The Wall listed with Murray Newlands and Ben Parr in 2010 for the ‘Social media movers and shakers: The ones to watch in 2011’. Also, Business Insider listed in Change the Ratio for 2011 Silicon Alley. Sklar was in the list of ’10 Women in Tech Who Give Back’.

 

  • Last modified : 24 December, 2013
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