Rachel Burt is the copy chief and contributing writer for Rooted. She received her master’s degree in the Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism program from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She recently joined the Watertown Daily Times as a general assignment reporter. In her limited spare time, she likes to read, sing, and watch Netflix, as well as spend time with her pets: Elana, Oliver, and Luna.