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Shannon Fisher

Richmond, Virginia; Washington, DC
Freelance Writer and Radio Host — Authors on the Air Global Radio Network, Freelance
Covers:  Politics, Sociology, Health, Human Rights, Civil Rights, Media, Golf, Entertainment, The Arts, Animal Rights, Women's Rights, Biography, United States Government, Psychology, Freedom of the Press

Writer. Host of Our Lives with Shannon Fisher on AOTA radio. Human rights advocate. Opinions expressed are mine (obviously).

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Shannon Fisher is a writer and the host of two radio shows, The Authentic Woman and Our Lives with Shannon Fisher, on the Authors on the Air Radio Global Network. She is also among a small team of hosts of the National Press Club’s Update-1 podcast, which addresses issues in the media as they rel...

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@MsShannonFisher — 24,532 followers, 22,578 tweets

RT @SenWarren: Are you really trying to bully, intimidate and slut-shame @SenGillibrand? Do you know who you're picking a fight wi…
Charlottesville, Virginia has denied a permit for far-right 'anniversary rally' by the group that showed up carrying torches, killed a protester by driving into a crowd, and chanted racial slurs. Huh. Imagine that! Can't imagine why they'd deny the permit.
@FatChickinLA I love that underneath this tweet is a "Translate from Spanish" option. LOL!
I've been carrying on a clandestine affair for a few weeks now, and it's time I came out of the closet: I am madly in love with @Wegmans grocery store. I have a ton of food allergies, and grocery shopping has been humdrum at best for years. Wegmans has so many food options!
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Woman Who Inspires

2015 - Advocacy
Recognized as a role model and inspiration for women who work in human rights advocacy.

Richmonders of the Year

2013 - Advocacy
Recognized for advocacy during the 2012 Virginia General Assembly session.