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Business Insider’s Premack leaving for FreightWaves

March 24, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Rachel Premack

Rachel Premack, a senior features reporter at Business Insider, is leaving the news organization to become editorial director at FreightWaves.

She will start her new job next month.

Premack has reported on Bon Appétit’s culture of racismsafety concerns among pilots who fly for Amazon, and the 2019 trucking “bloodbath.” She has appeared on ABC News, NBC Nightly News, “The Today Show,” France24, and other major outlets to discuss her coverage.

She was a Stigler Center journalist-in-residence at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in the spring of 2019.

Before joining Business Insider, she was a journalist in Seoul, South Korea. Her articles were published in The Washington Post, Forbes, Foreign Policy, The Ringer, Quartz, CityLab, Business of Fashion, The Verge, and others. She’s also published research on the Korean and Japanese economies in SAGE Business Researcher, a business school textbook.

Premack studied history at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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