Shannon came to the Twin Cities from Shreveport, Louisiana where she was an anchor and reporter for the NBC affiliate. While there, she covered the Columbia shuttle recovery effort in East Texas and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans as well as several other stories in the Ark-La-Tex.
Shannon has reported, anchored, and produced for CCX News since 2008 and her work has received regional Emmy awards and awards from the Midwest Broadcast News Association.
Shannon grew up in the small town of Delight, Arkansas and earned her degree at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas before completing graduate work at the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University in New York. Shannon writes freelance magazine articles and spent 15 years teaching broadcast journalism courses at Henderson State.
Shannon loves to travel, and has enjoyed getting to know the places and people of Minnesota. She enjoys working with local charities and participating in local volunteer organizations. On a beautiful day, you can find Shannon enjoying the outdoors with her husband and two children. In the winter, you can probably find her inside a hockey rink with her family.
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