Speaker Profile

Rachel Tardiff

Rachel Tardiff is the Deputy Outreach Director at Media Matters for America. Rachel joined the Media Matters team in August 2015 after several years of political communications consulting, including media relations, online organizing, messaging development, and strategic writing for a host of progressive clients. A graduate of American University, Rachel worked to help pass California’s Domestic Workers Bill of Rights and the state’s recent landmark equal pay legislation, fought for fair wages for Capitol Hill food service workers, organized youth climate activists to block the Keystone Pipeline, and brought the stories of military rape survivors to Capitol Hill to push for unprecedented military policy change on the issue.