Marc Fisher

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Fisher in 2016

Marc Fisher (born 1958)[citation needed] is a senior editor for The Washington Post, where he writes about national, foreign and local issues.[1][2] He was previously a Post enterprise editor, leading a team of writers experimenting with new types of storytelling.[1][3][4] Fisher wrote a local column for the Post and another about radio, music and culture titled "The Listener."[2]


He attended the Horace Mann School and 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, D.C., and D.C. 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]


  • Fisher, Marc (June 14, 1995). After the Wall: Germany, the Germans and the Burdens of History. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 0-684-80291-0.
  • Fisher, Marc (January 9, 2007). Something in the Air: Radio, Rock, and the Revolution That Shaped a Generation. Random House. ISBN 978-0-375-50907-0.
  • Kranish, Michael; Fisher, Marc (August 23, 2016). Trump Revealed: An American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money, and Power. Scribner. ISBN 978-1-5011-5577-2.


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

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