Rachel Fradette

Rachel Fradette

Rachel Fradette joined WFYI’s education desk after two years at the Indianapolis Star, where she covered suburban education and general assignment stories.

Before joining the Star, Fradette spent nearly three years covering schools for the Naples Daily News in Southwest Florida.

Her investigative project with a colleague on how a Florida school district missed signs that a teacher sexually abused more than 20 children was a finalist for a Green Eyeshade Award in 2023.

A native of metro Detroit, Fradette enjoys walking her brindle dog Winnie and spending time on Michigan's Great Lakes. She's a graduate of Michigan State University and a proud alumna of The State News, MSU's college newspaper.

She can be reached by email at rfradette@wfyi.org and by phone at (317) 624-2935‬.