About Rachel Wise
Rachel Wise joined the News Sentinel in March 2011 as an online producer, responsible for producing video, audio and multimedia packages, and keeping knoxnews.com updated with the latest breaking news.
Rachel is an award-winning multiplatform journalist. Originally from Central Florida, she holds a master's degree in journalism from New York University and a bachelor's degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in Southwest Florida. Rachel has previously worked as a reporter, photographer, copy editor and page designer.
She has a passion for storytelling, compelling images and underreported issues.
Trending: Rachel Wise: Bonnaroo embraces new social media tools for festival
Published 06/08/2013 at 7 p.m.
The countdown is under way to one of the most popular music festivals in the nation — and one that happens to take place in our own back yard.
Knoxville's Trevor Bayne gets married
Published 06/05/2013 at 2:37 p.m.
On Tuesday, June 4, NASCAR driver and Knoxville native Trevor Bayne got hitched to his longtime girlfriend Ashton. Friends, family, fans and the happy couple took to social media to share their thoughts on his big day.
Rachel Wise: Trending: Digital nostalgia brings the past to our fingertips
Published 05/18/2013 at 7 p.m.
Last week, I discovered something both frightening and fascinating: Google Web History.
Rachel Wise: Responding to tragedy with kindness
Published 04/20/2013 at 8 p.m.
I was the only online producer working when news of the Boston Marathon explosions broke. Already having my hands full with the breaking-news story about the FBI raid at Pilot Flying J, I quickly and methodically began grabbing the few ...
Rachel Wise: FGCU has come a long way
Published 03/30/2013 at 7 p.m.
Most people in East Tennessee assume that because I’m a 20-something living and working in Knoxville, I went to the University of Tennessee. But they’re wrong.
Social media explodes with talk of Florida Gulf Coast
Published 03/24/2013 at 10:22 p.m.
Sunday night, FGCU (my undergrad alma mater) became the first 15-seed team to make it to the Sweet 16 in NCAA tournament history. Twitter and Facebook erupted with celebration and shock over this year's Cinderella story.
Rachel Wise: Vine app opens new world of creativity
Updated 02/28/2013 at 2:30 p.m.
It might only be a month old, but the latest tech craze to hit the Web has taken off, captivating users six seconds at a time.
Rachel Wise: 'Catfish' hoaxes are bizarre phenomena
Published 01/27/2013 at 3 a.m.
If something seems too good to be true, that might be because it is. That's a lesson Manti Te'o learned the hard way.
Knoxville ice storm photos via social media
Updated 01/25/2013 at 3:28 p.m.
View a collection of photos of an ice-covered East Tennessee posted on Instagram today.
Rachel Wise: Embrace digital tools that help you keep New Year's resolutions
Published 01/06/2013 at 3 a.m.
A former professor posted something on New Year's Eve that really struck a chord with me: "Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one!"
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