Rachel Wenitsky is a writer and actor in NYC. She is the former deputy editor at Reductress, where she also served as a staff writer and co-host of the Reductress podcast Mouth Time! She is currently the head writer of The Story Pirates Podcast on Gimlet media, frequently the top podcast on the iTunes kids and family chart! In April 2018 she guest wrote on two episodes of Saturday Night Live. She has also written for multiple ill-fated pilots that she can tell you about in person :)

As a performer, she is one half of the musical comedy duo Friends Who Folk (The New Yorker Shorts & Murmurs). They perform all over the city and have an album streaming everywhere. She is also a voice actor and singer on The Story Pirates Podcast and was a member of the musical sketch group Pop Roulette who were names Comedy Central Comics to Watch!

Rachel has been on *TeLiViSiOn* on The Good Fight and Elementary, the upcoming Alternatino and has a role in the film Luce, starring Naomi Watts.  She also is sometimes in the *tHeAtRe* including the play Song For a Future Generation at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

She has a BFA in Drama from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and also trained in sketch and improv at UCB if that's something you're into!