Rachel Cavanaugh is a long-time journalist based in the Pacific Northwest. With more than 13 years of experience as a news reporter, writer, photographer, editor and digital producer, her work has been featured on MSN News, Digital Trends Magazine, The Richest, Sungrower Magazine, Bozeman Chronicle, Woodburn Independent, Canby Herald, Lone Peak Lookout, Belgrade News, West Yellowstone News and The Beach Times. She's worked as a Digital Producer for MSN News, as well as a Digital Content Writer on Nike's Global Consumer Services' team. She is currently a full-time freelance writer and regularly contributes to Digital Trends' Outdoor Tech section, focusing on outdoor-related feature news stories and gear testing. She also runs two commercial photography studios in downtown Portland, OR and spends her free time snowboarding, playing outside with her dog and talking her friends into last-minute dance parties.