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Shannon Fisher

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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

Host of Our Lives with Shannon Fisher on AOTA radio. Writer of Social & Political Commentary. My opinions are mine (obviously). https://www.shannonfisher.com

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Biography

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 — 24,503 followers, 21,684 tweets

Oct 21, 2017

Disabled school kids losing guaranteed rights. These headlines have gone from shocking to enraging to horrifying to inducing hopelessness. https://t.co/S70DBSJ3m8

Oct 21, 2017

It's a blessing that this public debacle happened. Kelly was imagined by many to be a folkloric hero of rationality & heart. Alas, nope. https://t.co/7hgasozpEg

Oct 21, 2017

Lee Greenwood singing Proud to Be an American, cadets onstage, five living ex-Presidents proudly onlooking: now, THIS is the America I know. https://t.co/fmSgqDFt8a

Oct 21, 2017

@ajaqueen Don't let the haters get you down. You are going to slay this! The mean tweets will be yesterday's news, and you'll enjoy a fabulous career!

Oct 21, 2017

@ThatEricAlper That can't be right! Wow. We're getting old. No 2 ways about it. We're 30 years away from 1987 😳 https://t.co/L7ptK5yISa

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How is social media changing news?

There is little time to conduct detailed analysis of breaking news in a competitive 24-hour always-online news cycle.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Journalism casts a wide net. To me, it means to be committed to gathering and sharing important information with the public in a helpful way.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email.

Awards

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.