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Marjorie Fields Harris

Marjorie Fields Harris, American television journalist. Recipient Recognition award Newspaper Fund, Inc., 1981, Recognition award American Society Newspaper Editors, 1983.

Background

  • Harris, Marjorie Fields was born on June 10, 1964 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Edward James and Jeannette (Fields) Harris.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Journalism, Howard University, 1986. Postgraduate, Catholic University of America, since 1991.

    Career

    • Intern writer Pennywhistle Press, Washington, 1984, Jet magazine/Johnson Publications, Chicago, 1985. Administrative assistant Station WFTY-television, Rockville, Maryland, 1986-1987, writer, reporter Washington Style, since 1987.

    Works

    • Writer, reporter Hilltop newspaper, Washington, 1982-1986.

    Politics

    When the Church as a body engages with political issues, it should follow the principles of Christian faith.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. It is not something that people have to do to create a relationship with God. God has already made it possible.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Methodist member is very much a folk theologian who should speak 'plain truth to plain people'.

    Membership

    Volunteer, fundraising assistant Democratic National Committee, Washington, 1987, national finance council Dukakis for President committee, since 1988. Contributing member National Museum Women in the Arts. Member dinner committee Dionne Warwick Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Foundation Gala Celebration, Washington, 1988, director development, 1989-1990.

    Press secretary District of Columbia City Council, since 1990. Member Junior League of Washington (provisional member), Alpha Epsilon Rho, Alpha Kappa Alpha (co-chair chapter fundraising committee since 1990).

    Personality

    Interests

    Piano, dance, culture.

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    • 1986
      Howard University
    • 1984
      Intern, writer Pennywhistle Press
      Washington, United States
    • 1985
      Intern, writer Pennywhistle Press
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1986 - 1987
      administrative assistant, Station WFTY-television
      Rockville, Maryland, United States