Author Profile

Rachel K. Dooley

Rachel K. Dooley is the Creative Director for In These Times.

Rachel has been with In These Times since May 2005. She has overseen the transition and redesign of the small national bi-weekly to a larger glossy monthly—all while ensuring deadline was met. She manages the art department designing every issue from concept to production, both for print and for the web ( Most recently she co-lead the redesign of which has received praise from numerous media outlets and increased in web traffic. She manages freelance illustrators, photographers, print vendors while working closely with the editorial staff to coordinate all the aspects that go into producing a high-quality monthly. She also works with development and publishing departments to plan and maintain the publication’s visual branding standards and fundraising strategies.

In addition to her responsibilities in the art department, she oversees the internship program- recruiting, interviewing, and coordinating interns and events in all departments to keep the program running smoothly.

Rachel specializes in design solutions for nonprofit organizations—past clients include the Environmental Protection Agency, Kartemquin Films and the National Association for Multicultural Education. She also volunteers for Project Philanthropy and is an executive board member of the Midwest Brain Injury Clubhouse. She has been an active member of the Best Buddies program since 2001.

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