Leah Shepherd

Leah Shepherd

Leah Shepherd is a freelance writer specializing in covering employee benefits and HR.

Ms. Shepherd is the former managing editor of Employee Benefit News, a monthly magazine for HR professionals that focuses on all aspects of employee benefits.

She also has worked as a reporter at several newspapers in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

As a freelancer, Ms. Shepherd has contributed to Employee Benefit News, Human Resource Executive, Business Insurance and other publications.

She is a co-author of The Three Rs of Employee Benefits: Recruiting, Retention and Rewards, a book filled with information about benefit trends and practical tips for human resource professionals.

Ms. Shepherd earned a BA in print journalism from the University of Maryland.

She lives in Maryland with her husband and their two sons.