Michelle Rawlings’ Writing Portfolio

Michelle E. Rawlings (née Adams) is a freelance writer and editor based out of the Washington, D.C. metro area. She currently serves as managing editor for the Conservative Institute—a publisher of premium news and analysis from a conservative worldview—and as a public relations rep for Virtual Vocations.

Premium news and analysis from a conservative worldview.

Amid intense national scrutiny, Bill Barr heads to Alaska to talk public safety (News/Commentary)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg takes on Clarence Thomas in clash over abortion rights (News/Commentary)

Prosecutors considering criminal charges for ousted FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe (News/Commentary)

Michelle’s experience in publishing spans a wide variety of formats, including both print and digital and both local and national publications. She has a background in PR and digital marketing, and has worked as a social media consultant and marketing video scriptwriter and producer.

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Virtual Vocations Uncovers How Millennials, Gen X-ers, and Baby Boomers Telework (Press Release)

Are There Differences Between Working Remotely, Telecommuting, and Working From Home? (Blog Post)

5 Remote Companies That Prioritize Employee Wellness (Blog Post)

Michelle’s work in political journalism, which has focused especially on state- and federal-level campaigns and gun policy, has been featured in national publications like Red Alert Politics (now part of the Washington Examiner) and HerCampus.

(Now part of the Washington Examiner)

Will the No Child Left Behind rewrite reduce campus sexual assault? (News/Commentary)

‘Go back to Africa’: Student protestors at Trump rally encounter ‘overflow of hate’ [Exclusive] (News/Commentary)

Mount St. Mary’s Univ. threatens student reporters for exposing ‘tight-lipped information’ (News/Commentary)

Ohio University Cuts Ties with Former Fox CEO Roger Ailes After Sexual Harassment Allegations (News/Commentary)

Donald Trump is Switching Up His Campaign Team—Again (News/Commentary)

Michelle graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in English from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia, where she won the College of Arts and Sciences Award for Excellence in Journalism for her work as a student journalist while serving as the student newspaper’s editor in chief. Michelle was also the recipient of the S. Gordden Link Prize for Poetry in 2016.

University president reveals cause of moisture in dorm; expert investigator did not visit campus (News)

University faces high costs for dorm renovation and relocation; early estimates top $550K (News)

In addition to her work as a freelance journalist, Michelle has served as a copy editor and page designer for local newspapers, and she has experience line editing and ghostwriting both fiction and nonfiction projects. She has also been published in print fiction and poetry anthologies.

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Is It Still Possible to Work Your Way Through College? Here’s the Answer (Blog Post)

The Do’s and Don’ts of Freshman Year: An Introvert’s Guide (Blog Post)

Why Do So Many People Support Hillary Clinton? (Blog Post)


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