Shannon Smith Biography
Shannon Smith is an Award Winning journalist and reporter working for WBIR 10 News. Previous to this job position, Shannon was working for KFDA News Channel and First Coast News. She has covered many stories but has majored in government and politics. Throughout her career, she has demonstrated professionalism and skills in storytelling and doing interviews.
Shannon Smith Age and Husband
Shanon was born on 31st December 1992. Smith was born in Brentwood but grew up in Jacksonville, Florida where she went to elementary and high school. Shannon has a close relationship with her mother, Patti Smith, who is proud of what her daughter has become. Shannon has an older sister called Kelly Smith.
She will be celebrating her 30th birthday in 2022. Shanon has been dating Tucker Gerald for 6 years. They officially announced their relationship on June 26th, 2016. Although they have been dating for a long time, the couple is yet to announce their wedding to start their journey in marriage.
Shannon Smith Education and Career
Shannon has been passionate about education from a young age. She went to Auburn University where she graduated with a journalism degree and a minor in political science. Smith was an active student in school as she participated in the media outlet of the school called Eagle Eye Tv where she served as the news director.
While in University, Shannon served as an Intern at First Coast News. She assisted in producing and videography. She had a minor role in broadcasting Good Morning Jackson vile and in conducting interviews. After graduating from campus, she joined WHNT News 19 where she was an intern for four months. Smith started working officially at KFDA-News Channel Media first as a reporter for two years and four months and later as a senior reporter for one year and five months.
As a senior reporter, Shannon was responsible for leading the team, training reporters on new technology and reporting breaking news. Shannon left KFDA in 2017 to join WBIR-TV as a multimedia journalist. After four years as a journalist, she was promoted to full-time weekend anchor. On July 6th, 2022, Smith announced that she would be leaving WBIR. Shannon hinted that she would be putting down the microphone, signifying that she might go on to a venture that would not involve being on the screens.
Shannon Smith Net Worth
Smith has grown to be an influential woman at a young age. working as a journalist has exposed her to the world, which has shaped her character and how she views life. When she is not working, she is baking cookies at her shop.
Throughout her career, she has developed skills that make her valuable as a journalist. At 10 News she was earning a salary worth $70,000 per year. She also has a good physique that makes her fit for journalism. Her height could be 5 feet and 8 inches. Shanon joined a list of successful female journalists like Alexandra Pinto, Monica Madden, and Dejonique Garrison.