Ciera Crawford Ciera Crawford is Deputy Culture Editor on the Culture Desk.
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Ciera Crawford

Ciera Crawford

Deputy Culture Editor

Ciera Crawford is Deputy Culture Editor on the Culture Desk. Prior to this role, she was a supervising producer at All Things Considered. She joined the show in October 2019 as the update producer who helps keep the show fresh for later feeds. Crawford previously worked at Westwood One News in Washington, D.C., where she worked as the overnight executive editor, and later as the morning drive assignment editor. There she wrote for anchors and hosts, assigned stories, pitched story ideas and edited copy, while producing special report coverage for big breaking stories such as the North Korea summits and the mass shootings in New Zealand and Las Vegas, as well as political stories including the 2018 midterms and 2016 presidential election. She is an alumna of Virginia State University. Outside the office, she enjoys sports (Go Celtics!), spending time with her wife and four dogs, and all things pop culture.

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Friday

Ezra Miller in The Flash. Warner Bros. Pictures & DC Comics hide caption

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Friday

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Actress Raquel Welch at the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards January 16, 2005. Carlo Allegri/Getty Images hide caption

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Raquel Welch, actress and Hollywood sex symbol, dead at 82

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Thursday

Aaron Banks, 38, and his son Aaron Banks, Jr., 8, embrace at a local park on Saturday, May 22, 2021, in Cedar Park, Texas. "The image of the average gun enthusiast needs an update," the elder Banks said. Banks is president of Keep Firing LLC and one of 24 pistol instructors certified by the National African American Gun Association. Christian K. Lee hide caption

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These are the faces of the rising number of Black gun owners in the U.S.

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Sunday

Monday

The 2022 Independent Spirit Awards nod towards possible Oscar winners

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Friday

Teyana Taylor's third musical project, simply titled The Album, is a sprawling work of 23 tracks that sends a clear message: She's done compromising her creative vision. Daniel Sannwald/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Teyana Taylor On 'The Album' And Asserting Her Creative Vision

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