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Cory Fisher

Cory Fisher is the community reporter at The Union, where she first joined the team in 2011.

A Berkeley native, Cory spent her twenties exploring a variety of careers, including high school social studies teacher in Oakland and San Rafael, and working as a forest ranger and firefighter for the U.S. Forest Service in Lake Tahoe. She got her first journalism job working as an education reporter at the Tahoe Daily Tribune in 1993. She went on to work as a features writer for a regional section of the Los Angeles Times before moving to Nevada County.

After working many years as a freelance journalist, Cory spent five years as a field producer for the Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore, where she conducted research, interviewed film subjects and worked on film shoots for two films, “Sicko,” and “Capitalism: A Love Story.” Cory now lives in Nevada City with her daughter, Eva, and their morbidly obese cat, “Kitty Baby.”

Recent Articles

December 10, 2018 - The silent killer hits home: Over 400 Americans die annually from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning (VIDEO)

December 9, 2018 - Meet your merchant: Nevada Union classmates team up to run successful Penn Valley salon

December 4, 2018 - AbleCarts created to help get Nevada County residents with disabilities good jobs and fair wages

December 2, 2018 - Meet your merchant: Maxx and Kimberly Hermann in the business of making parties stress free

November 26, 2018 - Penn Valley couple raises funds for bed cameras in neonatal intensive care unit

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