Rachael de Moravia is an award-winning journalist
and writer. She has worked as a features writer with
the Financial Times, an editor of business and
lifestyle magazines, and as a broadcast journalist and
radio news presenter.
Rachael won her first writing competition at the age
of six. She still has the certificate, which was
presented to her by The Amazing Spiderman.
She was so inspired by this early success that she
spent much of her childhood writing stories for
fictional magazines and newspapers, which she
produced at the kitchen table. She even persuaded
her family and friends to buy them.
Rachael read English Literature at the University of
Bristol. She also read English and Comparative
Literary Studies at Occidental College in Los Angeles,
and trained in journalism with the Los Angeles Times.
Back in the UK, Rachael joined the Financial Times features desk (FT Business) in
London, writing across a range of financial, economic and business issues. She edited a
number of supplements and wrote a weekly business advice column. She furthered her
professional qualifications at the London College of Printing and City University.
Rachael was appointed editor of Executive Magazine, a publication for business leaders
and entrepreneurs in Scotland, and in 2004 she won a prestigious Highland Media Award.
Later that year she launched the lifestyle magazine Highland Life.
She has written business and travel features for a number of UK and international
publications, and has worked as a broadcast journalist and news presenter.
Her poetry has appeared in four anthologies published by Anchor Books.
Rachael is currently completing Masters in Creative Writing at Kingston University in
Her short story ‘The Firestorm’ will be published in the literary anthology, RiPPLE, in May.
RACHAEL de MORAVIA