Shakkira [Sha-KY-Rah] Harris is a Real-Time Digital Content Editor at RTV6.
Shakkira’s work can be found in The Arizona Republic, NUVO, The Indy Channel and Medium.
Shakkira was a 2018 Pulliam Fellow placed in Phoenix, Arizona where she learned from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists for the better part of a year. There, she 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. She mixed it all together and started as a Real-Time Digital Content Editor at RTV6 in Indianapolis.
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.