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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


Mariner East 2 pipeline construction crews work in the backyards of homes on Lisa Drive in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, on May 2, 2018. Sinkholes that opened in the area prompted the state's Public Utility Commission to order that an existing pipeline nearby, the Mariner East 1, be shut down until it could be determined that the sinkholes didn't threaten its safety. PUC on May 3 approved a re-start of Mariner East 1.

How a Harrisburg company was ensnared in the investigation of Energy Transfer’s alleged “buy-a-badge” scheme for pipeline security

Investigators in Chester County combed through thousands of financial documents to link a Harrisburg-area security firm with Energy Transfer’s alleged effort to have Pennsylvania constables illegally provide private security for Mariner East 2 pipeline sites.

By Rachel McDevitt

Demonstrators gather on the steps of the state capitol in Harrisburg to demand action on climate change on Friday, September 20, 2019.

Harrisburg protesters join global climate strike

More than 100 people gathered on the steps of the state capitol in Harrisburg Friday to call for action on climate change.

By Rachel McDevitt

Mariner East 2 pipeline construction in Delaware County

PUC sharpens focus on cybersecurity threats

Regulator creates office to deal with potential for cyber attack on services, customers
By Rachel McDevitt

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