Columnist, The Wall Street Journal
Rachel Feintzeig is The Wall Street Journal's Work & Life columnist. She helps readers navigate quandaries on the job and at home, often focusing on how to grow your career without sacrificing the rest of your life—or your sanity. Her pieces have included personal takes on pregnancy, pandemic parenting and crafting an identity outside of work.
In 2022, she won a Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing award for a package of stories, including one about people who secretly work two jobs. In 2023, she was invited to speak at Yale University as part of the R. Peter Straus lecture series, which hosts talks from prominent individuals related to the press and public responsibility.
A longtime Journal reporter, Rachel previously wrote about management trends and chief executives for the corporate bureau. She joined the company in 2008 to cover bankruptcy in the Washington, D.C., office.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Rachel currently lives in the New York area with her husband and two young children.