Jaelani Turner-Williams is an Ohio-raised, Los Angeles-based culture writer with bylines in Billboard, Complex, MTV News, Rolling Stone, Teen Vogue, VMP, and other outlets. She covers music, literature, film and television, design, fashion, beauty, and pop culture.

She specializes in digital and print media, having experience with features, interviews, liner notes, album/artist bios, reviews, branded content, and special projects.

A graduate of The Ohio State University, she is a budding scriptwriter with projects for audio-first digital media company Double Elvis Productions. She is currently executive editor of biannual lifestyle, fashion and culture publication Tidal Mag. She is not on Instagram.

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