Rachel Kashdan - The Knot Contributor.

Rachel Kashdan

The Knot Contributor
  • Rachel is a freelance writer and contributor to The Knot.
  • Prior to working as a freelance writer, Rachel was a staff writer at Boston magazine covering home design and weddings.
  • Rachel has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University.

Rachel is a contributing writer for The Knot covering everything from barn wedding venues in New Hampshire to how to get a marriage license in NYC. Armed with a journalism degree from Boston University, editorial experience at Hearst Magazines, and a prior role as a staff writer covering home and weddings for Boston magazine, Rachel knows a thing or two about producing serviceable and engaging lifestyle content.

When she’s not pounding away on her keyboard, you can find her petting dogs on the streets of Boston or working on her side-hustle as both a baker and designer.


Rachel has worked in the lifestyle journalism realm for more than six years covering home design, weddings, travel, relationships, and real estate for publications like Boston magazine, Apartment Therapy, and Elle Decor. Rachel has been working as a freelance writer for magazines and on the web since the fall of 2020.


Rachel graduated summa cum laude from Boston University with a B.S. in journalism and a concentration in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. While at Boston University, she interned at Metro New York, The Big Issue in Bath, England, and SAIL magazine in Boston.