Rachel Davis Mersey
University of Minnesota
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
111 Murphy Call / 206 Church St. SE
Minneapolis MN 55455
Rachel Mersey teaches journalism at the University of Minnesota. She completed her Ph.D. in mass communications at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and holds a masters in journalism from the Medill School at Northwestern. Formerly she was a fashion and beauty writer, food and home writer for The Arizona Republic (Phoenix) and style correspondent for KPNX, a Gannett-owned NBC affiliate in Phoenix. She has written and co-written papers about student newspapers, financial conflicts, the Yahoo news portal and the editor-publisher relationship.