About 

    Rachel Crane is a correspondent for CNN covering tech, space, science, pop culture, innovation and breaking news.

    Crane creates original video content to be shown across CNN's platforms, including the original series, City of Tomorrow, which highlights innovations in cities around the world, Elon Evolution, which explores the greatest problems plaguing the globe with Elon Musk, Pioneers with Rachel Crane, which profiles the great minds who are pushing the boundaries of human achievement, and Way Up There, which takes a deep dive into the future of space exploration.

    She came to CNN from Bloomberg, where she was a technology and innovation correspondent. In this role Crane served as host and producer of "Bloomberg Brink," a show highlighting cutting-edge technology and new ideas, and "The Next Space Race," taking viewers on a journey through the thriving space exploration industry. Previously, Crane also produced and hosted "I Believe," a web series on religion in America, "Fleaing the World" a series on the business of flea markets, and a documentary on homeschooling titled "Home Ed".

    Crane has a long history covering innovation, interviewing SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Virgin's Richard Branson, famed futurist and Google's director of engineering Ray Kurzweil, and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.

    She is a graduate of Princeton University with a bachelor's degree in religious studies. She also received a master's degree in news and documentary film from New York University. Crane recently received the NewSpace Journalism award, given to an organization or individual for outstanding work in journalism specifically focused on the space industry, and hopes to travel to space one day.