Shannon is a 2007 journalism graduate of the University of Kentucky with eight years of community newspaper reporting and editing experience in Lawrenceburg, Taylorsville and Frankfort. A native of Pineville, she joined the Kentucky Living staff in June 2015. As managing editor, Shannon helps plan, assign, and edit stories for the magazine and website. She also helps coordinate the printing and shipping of the magazine each month and oversees special projects like the KAEC directory and directory app.
Shannon is a sports nut, and she avidly cheers for the Kentucky Wildcats, Cincinnati Reds and Miami Dolphins. She participates in three fantasy football leagues and firmly believes that the NFL football season is the best part of the year. She also loves exploring new coffee shops and shopping, particularly for scarves, shoes, and office supplies. Shannon, her husband, son, and dog live in Louisville.