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Kiana Fitzgerald likes to do a lot of things, but most of her time is spent with music. She specializes in analyzing the art form as a journalist, podcaster, and on-air commentator. Additionally, she’s a critic of pop culture and proponent of Black culture. She also moonlights as a personal essayist and DJ.

Her work has appeared in Rolling Stone, NPR, Vibe Magazine, Paper Magazine, The Cut, Texas Monthly, Billboard, NYLON Magazine, Okayplayer, REVOLT, The FADER, Bitch Media, Brooklyn Magazine, Saint Heron, Uproxx, and other digital and print publications. You can read much of it here. You can also subscribe to her Patreon, where she writes exclusive content.

On top of her journalism endeavors, Kiana is a mental health advocate on TikTok, where she has built a community of 20,000+ supporters in less than a year.

Kiana earned a bachelor’s degree in print journalism from Texas State University in 2011, and a master’s in new media in mass communication in 2013, also from Texas State.

Aside from the above, Kiana has worked as a social media strategist, audio producer, office receptionist, and web developer.

To get in touch with her for commissions or submissions, visit the Info page.