Marc Fisher

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Marc Fisher (born 1958 in New York, New York)[citation needed] is a senior editor for the Washington Post where he writes about national, foreign and local issues.[1][2][citation needed] He was previously the Post's Enterprise Editor, leading a team of writers experimenting with new types of storytelling.[1][3][4] Fisher for many years also wrote a local column as well as a column about radio, music, and culture called "The Listener."[2]


He attended the Horace Mann School and was graduated from Princeton University, where he was a member of the University Press Club.[citation needed]


Fisher previously wrote the local column for the Post and was the paper's Special Reports Editor. He wrote about politics and culture for the Style section. He also served as the Central Europe bureau chief on the Post's foreign staff and earlier covered schools in Washington, DC and DC politics for the Metro section. Fisher was the Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University, where he taught a course on The Journalism of Daily Life, served as journalist-in-residence at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University, and was a visiting scholar at the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs.[1][2] He worked at the Miami Herald from 1980 to 1986.[citation needed] Since then, he has worked at the Washington Post as a reporter, editor, and columnist. He was the Post's correspondent in Germany from 1989 to 1994.[citation needed]


Fisher and his wife have a son and daughter. The family resides in Washington.[2]



  1. ^ a b c "Marc Fisher". Washington Post. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Marc Fisher". Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Remembering Billy Taylor, Jazz Artist And Educator". NPR. 30 December 2010. Retrieved 25 February 2011. 
  4. ^ Thomas, Pierre; Leezel Tanglao (16 December 2010). "Alleged Thief Showcases His Crime with Facebook Posting - ABC News". American Broadcasting Company. Retrieved 25 February 2011. 

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