Aisha Harris

Writer & Host

Aisha Harris is a culture writer and editor for Slate and the host of its podcast centered around representation in film and TV, Represent. Since the show began in July 2016, guests have included Barry Jenkins, Rita Moreno, Larry Wilmore, Marlee Matlin, Alan Yang and many other vets and newcomers in the Hollywood industry. Elsewhere, Aisha has contributed to the New York Times online, The Dissolve, Marie Claire Italy, and has been seen and heard as a guest on NPR, BBC, CBC, MSNBC, NBC, CNN, WNYC, and PBS. Aisha is an alumnus of Northwestern University and New York University with degrees in theatre and cinema studies, respectively.

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