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Shannon Fisher explores personal, political, and societal perspectives of the human experience through in-depth interviews on Our Lives with Shannon Fisher and The Authentic Woman on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network. Her shows delve deeply into the worlds of writers, artists, celebrities, and community leaders. Shannon is also among a small team of hosts of the National Press Club’s Update-1 podcast, covering current events as they relate to the media. All of Shannon’s podcasts can be found on this channel. Twitter: twitter.com/MsShannonFisher Website: shannonfisher.com

Shannon Fisher explores personal, political, and societal perspectives of the human experience through in-depth interviews on Our Lives with Shannon Fisher and The Authentic Woman on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network. Her shows delve deeply into the worlds of writers, artists, celebrities, and community leaders. Shannon is also among a small team of hosts of the National Press Club’s Update-1 podcast, covering current events as they relate to the media. All of Shannon’s podcasts can be found on this channel. Twitter: twitter.com/MsShannonFisher Website: shannonfisher.com
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Shannon Fisher explores personal, political, and societal perspectives of the human experience through in-depth interviews on Our Lives with Shannon Fisher and The Authentic Woman on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network. Her shows delve deeply into the worlds of writers, artists, celebrities, and community leaders. Shannon is also among a small team of hosts of the National Press Club’s Update-1 podcast, covering current events as they relate to the media. All of Shannon’s podcasts can be found on this channel. Twitter: twitter.com/MsShannonFisher Website: shannonfisher.com

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804-314-3268


Episodes

Selling Americans on America: The Freedom Train on Our Lives with Shannon Fisher

9/4/2019
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Today, Shannon speaks with Gerry and Janet Souter about their book, Selling Americans on America - Journey into a Troubled Nation. The book is a historical account of a little-known chapter in American history: The Freedom Train. America was in a crippled state following World War II, and the Freedom Train toured the country, displaying 130 original documents and irreplaceable objects - from the National Archives, Library of Congress and private collections - that helped build our nation,...

Duration:00:32:12

Cybersecurity For Journalists (and Everyone)

8/15/2019
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This podcast re-posted with permission from the National Press Club. To see the original podcast page for this episode, please go to the NPC website: https://www.press.org/news-multimedia/audio/cybersecurity-journalists Journalists are especially vulnerable to hackers trying to access sensitive, confidential data. With growing threats against press freedom around the world, reporters are frequent targets for both public and private sector snooping. It is more important than ever to protect...

Duration:00:16:31

Living Fearlessly: Former Cosmopolitan Editor-in-Chief and NYT Bestselling Author Kate White on The Authentic Woman with Shannon Fisher

8/5/2019
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Kate White, former editor in chief of Cosmopolitan magazine and New York Times bestselling author, joins Shannon Fisher this week to talk shop! After being at the helm of Cosmo for fourteen years, Kate White left the magazine (and the beauty perks) to concentrate full time on writing. She is a bestselling author of ten works of fiction - six mysteries and four suspense novels. Shannon and Kate will discuss the publishing industry, how to jump-start a career in writing, and tips on being a...

Duration:00:53:06

The Neurobiology of Trauma: Harvard Medical School's Doctor Jim Hopper on Our Lives with Shannon Fisher

8/4/2019
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Shannon Fisher welcomes Harvard Medical School Instructor Dr. Jim Hopper on the 50th episode of The Authentic Woman. The two discuss the neurobiology of trauma - the manner in which the brain responds to physical or psychological trauma. This show examines the scientific reasons those who have experienced or are experiencing trauma can exhibit uncharacteristic behavior. Hopper explores the science behind response to trauma, including the different ways men, women, and children react to...

Duration:00:49:28

The Four Freedoms: Harvey J. Kaye on Our Lives with Shannon Fisher

7/29/2019
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Shannon talks to Historian Harvey J. Kaye about his book, The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great. The book examines the heart and soul of the Greatest Generation, as well as the four fundamental freedoms FDR envisioned for America, as outlined in his famous January 6, 1941 speech: Kaye and Fisher discuss the Greatest Generation, FDR's New Deal policies, WWII and its impact social democracy, de-segregation, the arc of the Four Freedoms as...

Duration:00:47:36

Crisis Point: Senators Tom Daschle and Trent Lott on Our Lives with Shannon Fisher

7/22/2019
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Former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott, two of the most prominent political leaders of our time, join Shannon Fisher to discuss their book, Crisis Point: Why We Must - and How We Can - Overcome Our Broken Politics in Washington and Across America. In Crisis Point, Daschle and Lott offer perspectives from opposing sides of the aisle. The book examines the polarizing partisanship that has made governing all but impossible in today's political climate. They offer solutions...

Duration:00:20:58

Writing Horror for the Screen: Child's Play Creator Don Mancini on Our Lives with Shannon Fisher

7/21/2019
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Don Mancini created the character of Chucky and has written, directed, and/or produced every film in the Child's Play franchise. In this podcast, Don tells Shannon how his career began, why he loves horror movies, and what it's like working in television. He also dishes about future Child's Play projects in the works! Our Lives with Shannon Fisher explores personal, political, and societal perspectives of the American experience. The show delves deeply into the worlds of writers, artists,...

Duration:00:29:38

Learn the Signs of Ovarian Cancer: Esther Windmueller on The Authentic Woman with Shannon Fisher

7/21/2019
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This episode of The Authentic Woman is dedicated to the memory of Esther Windmueller, who gave so much of her time and energy in her final years to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer. Ovarian Cancer is difficult to detect and, therefore, has a high mortality rate because it is often not discovered until it has reached a late stage. 22,000 women receive this diagnosis every year – and 14,000 women die of it annually. Shannon speaks with Esther Windmueller, an...

Duration:01:05:57

Pink Ink: Tattoo Artist Amy Black on The Authentic Woman with Shannon Fisher

7/14/2019
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Award-winning artist Amy Black speaks to Shannon about her nonprofit, Pink Ink Fund, which offers financial assistance to women for nipple and areola repigmentation (tattooing) post mastectomy. Amy's goal is to enable as many women as possible to have the opportunity to regain the natural coloration of their nipples, which is only possible is thru tattooing. Pink Ink Fund helps ease the financial burdens along the path to complete healing. Amy attended the prestigious Columbus College of...

Duration:00:59:41

The Gutsy Girl Handbook: New York Times Bestselling Author and former Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan Magazine Kate White on Our Lives with Shannon Fisher

7/14/2019
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New York Times bestselling author, and former Editor in Chief of Cosmopolitan Magazine, Kate White talks to Shannon about her new career guide for women, The Gutsy Girl Handbook: Your Manifesto for Success. This book is filled with helpful advice for navigating corporate America. In this podcast, she shares some of her tools and tricks for getting ahead in business and overcoming the "good girl instinct." Our Lives with Shannon Fisher explores personal, political, and societal...

Duration:00:26:28

New York Times Best Selling Author Cecelia Ahern on Our Lives with Shannon Fisher

7/7/2019
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Cecelia Ahern shot to stardom in the literary world with her 2004 debut novel, P.S. I LOVE YOU, which was adapted into a film with the same name in 2007. Cecelia has to date released 16 novels. Today, she talks to Shannon Fisher about her latest book, ROAR. ROAR is 30 short stories, each addressing the struggles women face at different points in their lives while navigating social and cultural expectations. Each story is a metaphor for what would happen if those trials manifested in...

Duration:00:19:45

Legendary Comedian Lois Bromfied on The Authentic Woman with Shannon Fisher

7/7/2019
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Shannon is thrilled to feature special guest, comedian Lois Bromfield, on The Authentic Woman this week! Lois began her career as a stand up comedian, performing in comedy venues throughout the United States - most notably The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. After countless television appearances as a performer, Lois directed her career toward the writing and production of television shows for several major networks including ABC, HBO, The History Channel and The Discovery Channel. Her most...

Duration:00:58:39

The Words We Live By: Linda Monk on Our Lives with Shannon Fisher

6/30/2019
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Shannon welcomes legal scholar Linda Monk to discuss her annotated guide to the U.S. Constitution, THE WORDS WE LIVE BY. Monk's book offers a balanced and nonpartisan analysis of American constitutional issues by including perspectives penned and spoken by current and historical figures who represent widely varied ideologies. Readers are free to make up their own minds about how to interpret every aspect of the U.S. Constitution as Monk guides them step-by-step through the fine points of the...

Duration:01:04:24

Urban Poverty and Racial Divides in America: Dr. Elijah Anderson on Our Lives with Shannon Fisher

6/30/2019
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Elijah Anderson is the William K. Lanman, Jr. Professor of Sociology at Yale University and one of the leading urban ethnographers in the United States. His published books include Code of the Street: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City and The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Political and Social Science and is the former VP of the American Sociological Association. This podcast...

Duration:00:59:50

Political Commentary's Impact On Elections, Public Opinion And Journalism, Shannon Fisher for Update-1

6/23/2019
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This podcast re-posted with permission from the National Press Club. To see the original podcast page for this episode, please go to the NPC website: https://www.press.org/news-multimedia/audio/analyzing-political-commentarys-impact-elections-public-opinion-and-journali-0 NPC member Shannon Fisher talks to Bloomberg News Washington Bureau Chief Megan Murphy about the unique role of political commentary in elections. Murphy analyzes commentary in American politics, particularly as it relates...

Duration:00:15:01

HIV on Rise among Women: Marty Bond on The Authentic Woman with Shannon Fisher

6/23/2019
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This show explores the reasons behind the rise of HIV among women. Shannon interviews Marty Bond, Senior Public Health Advisor for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Office on Women’s Health, about the reason for this rise. They discuss prevention, treatment, stigma, and awareness. The Authentic Woman with Shannon Fisher explores personal, political, and societal perspectives of the female experience in America. The show delves deeply into the worlds of women writers, artists,...

Duration:00:19:35

Vanishing of the Bees Director Maryam Henein on Our Lives with Shannon Fisher

6/16/2019
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Shannon talks to Maryam Henein, director of the award-winning film Vanishing of the Bees. This documentary, filmed across four continents, examines the mysterious disappearance of honeybees across the planet. The two will discuss this disappearance and the crisis (Colony Collapse Disorder) it has created for beekeepers who rely on bees to pollinate the fruits and vegetables being grown around the world. Vanishing of the Bees, narrated by Ellen Page, details beekeepers David Hackenberg and...

Duration:00:49:21

World Renown Psychic Lorrie Kazan on The Authentic Woman with Shannon Fisher

6/16/2019
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Shannon welcomes world-renown psychic Lorrie Kazan, named one of the world's top psychics by the Edgar Cayce Institute for Intuitive Studies. Many call Kazan their “secret weapon” for making better decisions and experiencing greater success. She is also an award-winning writer with an MFA in Writing. Her extensive knowledge of psychology and the psychic sciences reflect a life-long interest in deepening her understanding of human nature. Filled with one-minute meditations and "Just For...

Duration:01:04:07

Newyorican Girl: Julia Torres Barden on The Authentic Woman with Shannon Fisher

6/16/2019
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Shannon's guest this week, Julia Torres Barden, an award-winning journalist, gubernatorial appointee, and PTSD survivor. She endured a violent New York City childhood as a Puerto Rican girl from the South Bronx, which she chronicles in her book, “NEWYORICANGIRL…Surviving my Spanglish Life.” This novel/memoir is a gritty tale of trauma and painful cultural assimilation while pursuing the American dream. After navigating a traumatic childhood that included rape, her mother's conflicted life as...

Duration:00:59:55

The World Bank: Christine Montgomery on The Authentic Woman with Shannon Fisher

6/9/2019
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Shannon is proud to welcome Christine Montgomery, manager of digital/online communications at the World Bank, as her guest. Throughout Christine's career, she has transformed some of the nation’s top news and entertainment brands into dominant online industry leaders. Her career in journalism began covering high school sports for the Palm Beach Post, and we will discuss her exciting professional journey from there to her current position at The World Bank. Christine developed online content...

Duration:01:06:52