Rachel Ho is an award-winning freelance writer and film critic. She is a member of the Toronto Film Critics Association and the recipient of their 2021 Emerging Critic Award. Currently, Rachel is the film editor at Exclaim! Magazine and an international voter for the Golden Globe Awards.
In addition to Exclaim! Magazine, Rachel has written for a variety of publications including, The Globe and Mail, CBC Arts, POV Magazine, Slash Film, eliteGen Magazine, and That Shelf. She has also appeared on CBC News The National, B.C. Today, Singapore's CNA938 and CBC Radio stations across Canada.
In 2022, Rachel co-founded The Asian Cut, a website devoted to highlighting films and filmmakers from Asia and the Asian diaspora. In its first year of operation, The Asian Cut has produced interviews with Park Chan-wook, Bilal Baig, Adele Lim, Anthony Shim, Rama Rau, and many others.
Prior to beginning a career in writing, Rachel was a lawyer with a practice focused on privacy and data protection. She received her LL.B from the University of Southampton and her Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Queen's University. Rachel was born in Toronto, Canada and raised in the adjacent suburbs. She previously lived in London, UK and Singapore before returning home to the Big Smoke where she currently resides.