Shannon is a seasoned visual journalist, producer and team leader. She has worked with legacy print and broadcast companies, digital-first start-ups and client-facing projects to produce award-winning digital video content and immersive storytelling experiences. Shannon currently leads a team of producers at ABC News Digital to create impactful original content across a breadth of topics and publishing platforms.
Previously she was at National Geographic Magazine as a producer/editor creating short-form documentaries for several National Geographic platforms. Her work has been recognized by the Webby Awards, National Association of Black Journalists, National Magazine Awards, the White House News Photographers Association and the Society for News Design.
In addition to ABC and National Geographic, Shannon also produced videos for CNN.com, Special Olympics International, Education Week, Women’s World Banking, The Dodo and branded content for CNN Courageous. She loves telling stories about conservation, underrepresented communities, animals, travel and science.