Ruchel is an accomplished author, editor, and award winning documentary/film producer, known for her insightful interviews and lyrical brand of journalism. Her nuanced coverage of style, celebrity, health, philanthropy, and politics has earned her widespread acclaim, while her work as a producer/director has brought significant success to a spectrum of companies. www.ruchel.com
After immigrating to the US with her family in 1994, Ruchel pulled together a diverse team of experienced and creative industry professionals to form Successful Images, an award winning, international multi-media production company. In 2007 she produced the movie Gringo Wedding - www.gringowedding.com .
In October 2009 Ruchel closed Successful Images and began consulting with Great Healthworks, producing their marketing DVD before transitioning into the role as co-Executive Editor for NEW YOU magazine. In 2011 Ruchel’s memoir, PULANI, was published by Joshua Tree Publishers and is available on Amazon.
Always an entrepreneur at heart, in 2017 Ruchel decided to rebrand herself, obtain her real estate license and once again enter the profession she left behind in South Africa where she was an accomplished realtor in the luxury market. Today Ruchel is with Douglas Elliman in South Florida specializing in the fine homes market of downtown Fort Lauderdale. She is now a Senior Director of Luxury Sales and is also a Knight Frank Cardholder, with exclusive access to international properties and new developments in more than 51 territories across the globe.