Richard Fisher


I am a Senior Journalist with the BBC in London, where I write, commission and edit features for the website BBC Future. I am also the author of an upcoming non-fiction book called The Long View, and a freelance editorial consultant.I have a broad range of experience as an editor, writer and digital team leader, with a proven track record in growing international audiences, launching editorial projects and brands, and the successful execution of commercial campaigns and high-profile events.As a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT from 2019-20, I researched the history and causes of short-termism, and the long view of humanity. In 2022, I became a Kiplinger Fellow in climate change at Ohio University, and an Honorary Research Associate at UCL's Department of Science and Technology Studies in London.I write a newsletter called The Long-termist's Field Guide.


If you have a PR enquiry, please use my BBC address. If you have a complaint about the BBC's output, please email the BBC's centralised audience feedback services, where it will receive acknowledgement and be passed to the relevant editor.

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