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Shakkira Harris

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Posted at 4:06 PM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2022-05-06 12:20:52-04

Shakkira [Shuh-KY-Rah] Harris is a Digital Reporter at WRTV focusing on the community, culture, art and diversity beats.

Shakkira’s work can be found on WRTV.com, the WRTV Streaming app, The Arizona Republic (azcentral.com), NUVO, and Medium.

Shakkira is a 2018 Pulliam Fellow who was placed in Phoenix, Arizona inside the azcentral newsroom. There she learned from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists for the better part of a year and began not only her journey as a journalist but as a social media producer and reporter. She gained experience in everything social, from real-time reporting at MAGA rallies and ICE protests to writing up trending stories.

Shakkira began her tenure at Channel 6 as a Real-Time Digital Editor in December 2018. In 2021, she transitioned into her current role as a Digital Enterprise Reporter.

Shakkira is a proud graduate of IUPUI where she earned her BA in Journalism with a focus in Sports, studied Creative Writing, and received her Minor in Literature.

Community-driven journalism, art, literature, pop culture, food, race, sex and gender relations, are all among the topics Shakkira most enjoys writing about.

You can reach Shakkira at shakkira.harris@wrtv.com or follow her on Twitter @shakkirasays.