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Sierra Pfeifer

Audio & Video Co-Editor

Sierra Pfeifer is a 2023-24 audio & video co-editor at the Daily Tar Heel. She has previously served as the audio editor. Sierra is a senior pursuing a degree in media and journalism with minors in Spanish and English.   


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CH Town Council Candidates Respond to Housing Debate

On this episode of Before You Vote, we are joined by the Opinion desk editor Le Ha and assistant editor Laney Crawley to take a closer look at the candidates who are running for Chapel Hill Town Council. We learn what each candidate said when the Opinion board asked: “What do you see as a solution for the lack of housing in Chapel Hill?” Listen now, for a collection of candidate responses and analysis of their points. 

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2023 Local Elections, Episode 3

In episode 3 of Before You Vote, City & State desk editor Ethan Horton continues to break down what you need to know before voting in the 2023 local elections. This week, writers Emma Hall and Tori Newby join the podcast to talk about the Carrboro Town Council race and how Chapel Hill candidates view issues like park sustainability and the environment. 

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2023 Local Elections, Episode 2

In episode 2 of Before You Vote, Ethan Horton, Lucy Marques and Walker Livingston from the City & State desk continue to break down what you need to know before voting in the 2023 local elections. This week, the main dividing lines in the Chapel Hill mayoral race, the most contentious race of the cycle, and more CHCCS School Board candidates. 

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CH Town Council Candidates Respond to Housing Debate

On this episode of Before You Vote, we are joined by the Opinion desk editor Le Ha and assistant editor Laney Crawley to take a closer look at the candidates who are running for Chapel Hill Town Council. We learn what each candidate said when the Opinion board asked: “What do you see as a solution for the lack of housing in Chapel Hill?” Listen now, for a collection of candidate responses and analysis of their points. Audio Editing by Sierra Pfeifer and music by Adrian Tillman. 

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2023 Local Elections, Episode 3

In episode 3 of Before You Vote, City & State desk editor Ethan Horton continues to break down what you need to know before voting in the 2023 local elections. This week, writers Emma Hall and Tori Newby join the podcast to talk about the Carrboro Town Council race and how Chapel Hill candidates view issues like park sustainability and the environmental protection. Don't forget to vote! Early voting ends tomorrow and this Tuesday, November 7, is Election Day.  Audio editing by Sierra Pfeifer and music by Adrian Tillman. 

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2023 Local Elections, Episode 2

In episode 2 of Before You Vote, Ethan Horton, Lucy Marques and Walker Livingston from the City & State desk continue to break down what you need to know before voting in the 2023 local elections. This week, the main dividing lines in the Chapel Hill mayoral race, the most contentious race of the cycle, and more CHCCS School Board candidates.  Audio editing by Sierra Pfeifer and music by Adrian Tillman. 

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2023 Local Elections, Episode 1

Welcome to a new season of Before You Vote, The Daily Tar Heel’s election podcast. This season, we will be breaking down what you need to know about voting before the 2023 local elections. In this episode, Ethan Horton, Lucy Marques and Walker Livingston from the city and state desk go over some of the school board candidates, Barbara Foushee's campaign for Carrboro Mayor and campaign finance.  From October 19 to November 4, you can register to vote and vote early. October 31 is the deadline to request an absentee ballot. November 7 is Election Day. 

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Hark the Pod Season 3, Episode 5

The gang recaps UNC Football's dominant win over Syracuse and Tez Walker's first game as a Tar Heel. Then, they preview the team's upcoming matchup with No. 25 Miami and discuss takeaways from the men's basketball team's media day and open practice.

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Hark the Pod Season 3, Episode 4

Lead Syracuse football reporter for Syracuse.com Emily Leiker joins the pod to take a close look at the upcoming football game. Then, DTH senior writer Noah Monroe delivers a special women's soccer update. Finally, DTH senior writer Caroline Wills discusses her recent reporting on UNC tennis players and their struggles with NCAA rules that prevent them from collecting tournament prize money.  Special guests Emily Leiker, Noah Monroe and Caroline Wills Video recording by McKenzie Bulris Video editing by Helen Wickett & McKenzie Bulris Audio recording & editing by Sierra Pfeifer Graphics by Carson Elm-Picard Music by Adrian Tillman

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Hark the Pod Season 3, Episode 3

Join Shelby Swanson, Gwen Peace and Daniel Wei as they reflect on the first four weeks of the football season and discuss the UNC win against Pitt on Saturday. Senior writer and lead men's soccer writer, Brendan Lunga, also joins to deliver a special soccer report. Video recording by Keerthana Mariappan Video editing by William Kleinschmidt Audio recording & editing by Sierra Pfeifer Graphics by Carson Elm-Picard Music by Adrian Tillman

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UNC Football's Season Opener

Welcome to a new season of Hark The Pod from The Daily Tar Heel! Sports editor Shelby Swanson, assistant sports editors Daniel Wei and Gwen Peace, sports managing editor Lucas Thomae and sports staff writer Ben McCormick discuss Drake Maye's performance during the UNC football season opener and talk predictions for the upcoming game against App State. Listen now to get your weekly dose of UNC sports updates and banter. 

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