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Niesha Crawford

Netflix Producer Based Right Here in #SoFu

Nieshia Crawford is a multi-talented television producer with a passion for storytelling. Emmy nominated and with over a decade of experience in the industry, Nieshia’s grit, wit, and unique ability to tell compelling stories in an authentic way has captivated audiences across a multitude of genres. Originally born in Charlotte, NC; Nieshia found her way to Atlanta as a student at Clark Atlanta University in the mass media arts program. She worked as a student in the University's local CAU-TV station and later pursued her masters at Savannah College of Art and Design. Nieshia was fortunate to gain two black women mentors as professors at the respective institutions. It was with the support of these women that she networked and began her professional career. With a one year old son, young family, and lots of determination, at the recommendation of her mentors she quit her full time Senior position at Emory University to follow her dreams of being a television producer. A leap of faith that returned tenfold. Since then Nieshia has crafted and honed her talents; possessing the capacity to connect with stories and people from all walks of life. 

Over the past few years Nieshia has worked on hundreds of sets around the country bringing along her knowledge, enthusiasm, and a wealth of experience everywhere she goes. Her work has aired on many networks including Netflix, HBO, VH1, and Bravo to name a few. Most recently, she served as Co-Executive producer for the Netflix hit series Love is Blind. Her mission is very simple, to diversify the entertainment world by not just the players on screen but also the ones behind the camera. Particularly as it relates to women, she hopes to serve as both an example and a resource that being successful within your industry doesn't require choosing between your career and your family, "We can have it all" she insists. It is because of communities like that of South Fulton where Nieshia grew her family and her future. 

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