Rochelle Lash is a journalist and business communicator.
Rochelle has worked primarily for three landmark Canadian companies: The Gazette, Montreal's major English-language daily newspaper; the Bank of Montreal, Canada’s oldest bank, since 1817; and the Ritz-Carlton Montreal, which was North America's first Ritz when it opened in 1912.
She has written for scores of influential publications including The New York Times, and she has been editor of publications for the annual think tank, International Economic Forum of The Americas, Montreal Conference.
Currently, Rochelle writes a weekly travel column for The Montreal Gazette called Hotel Intel on major hotels, inns, spas, resorts and alternative lodging.
Her travel stories have appeared in The New York Times, Town & Country, ROBB Report, Everett Potter’s Travel Report, International Herald Tribune, Washington Post, Toronto Star, National Post, Dreamscapes Travel Magazine, The Globe & Mail, Boston Globe, Skiing Magazine, et al.
Rochelle's exciting and varied career spans virtually every facet of newspaper/magazine publishing, including story assigning and development, writing, copy and photo editing, page design and production.
At The Gazette, she held posts of Entertainment Editor, Photo editor and Front-Page editor. She also has edited on the Op-Ed page, the Foreign news desk and the City news desk.
For the National Post's Financial section, she has written executive business profiles.
In Sports, she covered an Olympic Games and was travel editor of Golf Canada magazine. In 2018, Rochelle was named to the Hall of Fame of the Laurentian Ski Museum, for her 30 years of ski writing in The New York Times, The Gazette, The Boston Globe, The Globe and Mail, et al.
In Lifestyles, she has written about Fashion and Food for The New York Times and also produced The Gazette's Society and Celebrity column, a hip and lively take on the party scene.
Rochelle Lash holds a M.A. in journalism from the University of Missouri, distinguished for being the oldest school of journalism in North America (1908) as well as Brad Pitt's alma mater, (He dropped out).
She also has a B.A. and Diploma in Education from McGill University in Montreal.