Rachel McDevitt

Rachel McDevitt is WITF’s host of Fresh Air and All Things Considered.

Rachel joined WITF in 2017. She previously reported for WITF’s Radio Pennsylvania Network, where her work earned the National Association of State Radio Network’s award for best feature two years in a row. The western Pennsylvania native started her journalism career with the CBS affiliate in Bridgeport, West Virginia. Rachel is a graduate of Temple University.

Latest by Rachel McDevitt

Pennsylvania farmers must adapt to survive, advocates say

A major advocacy group for Pennsylvania farmers says many have had to change the way they do business to stay afloat financially.

By Rachel McDevitt

Series of webinars aims to give Pa. dairy producers more tools for success

A new series of online courses aims to give dairy producers more tools for success.

By Rachel McDevitt

Health officials brace for potentially dangerous flu season

Flu season is ramping up and health officials are preparing for a potentially dangerous season.

By Rachel McDevitt

Midstate counties lead in total farmland, though space for vegetable crops is shrinking

A recent study shows midstate counties have the highest percentage of land harvested for crops in Pennsylvania.

By Rachel McDevitt

Bucknell poll shows mixed opinions on whether to pay college athletes

A poll from Bucknell University shows 4 out of 10 people believe college athletes should be paid, if they bring revenue into the university.

By Rachel McDevitt

Updated: November 5, 2019 | 10:53 pm

Few reports of problems as Pa. counties roll out new voting technology

One exception was York County, where problems at some polling places led to delays, frustration
By Rachel McDevitt, Emily Previti and Ed Mahon