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.