Rachel Murphy

rachel murphy
Title: Writer
Education: Avila University
Location: Kansas City, MO
Expertise: Nutrition, Health, Wellness, Beauty, Skincare
  • Covers health and fitness for In Kansas City Magazine and PrimeWomen.com
  • 15 years of experience in magazine journalism


Rachel Murphy began her career in the arts industry, covering the performing arts in Kansas City. Over a decade later, she has covered everything from fashion to dining reviews to small businesses and nonprofits. She began covering health and wellness for In Kansas City Magazine, VerywellHealth.com, PrimeWomen.com, and many others. She also served as Managing Editor of Northland Lifestyle for 10 years.

She has a lifelong love of beauty and wellness topics, from skincare to yoga to nutrition. She also served as the dining and cocktail writer for Kansas City Spaces Magazine for four years. She shares her home with her photographer/husband and two toddler girls. 

Your health is a commodity that can't be risked to misinformation. 


Rachel Murphy holds Bachelor's degrees in both communication and theatre from Avila University.  

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