Shakkira Harris

Digital Real-Time Editor

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.

You can reach Shakkira at or follow her on Twitter @shakkirasays.

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