Popular for her reporting skills, Shannon Pettypiece is an American print and broadcast journalist. She is working as a senior White House reporter for NBC News Digital at present.
Quick Facts and Information on Shannon Pettypiece
|Full Name / Real Name||Shannon Pettypiece|
|Birthday / Date of Birth||10th June 1981|
|Hometown||Lake Orion, Michigan|
|Parents||Aileen Pettypiece and Doug Pettypiece|
|Education (High School / College / University)||Lake Orion High School, University of Michigan|
|Children (Son, Daughter)||One|
|Social Media||Twitter, Instagram, Facebook|
|Height in Feet||5 feet 7 inches|
|Height in Meter||1.701m|
Shannon Pettypiece Bio: Parents, Siblings
Shannon was born on 10th June 1981 in Lake Orion, Michigan, USA. Having Gemini as her star sign, she prominently boasts social, organized traits. Just this June, Shannon turned 39.
Born to parents Alieen and Doug Pettypiece, Shannon was raised entirely in Michigan by both working parents. Her father was a woodworker who also owned Troy Corners Door Co. where-as her mother is said to have been a Science teacher.
The popular American journalist also has a sibling namely Erin Pettypiece. She mentioned in an interview that she lived in a one-room schoolhouse with her parents and sister, she also added her parents still do reside at the very place.
Shannon Pettypiece Career:
Currently working for NBC News Digital as a senior White House reporter, Shannon has been thriving in the media industry now for over a decade.
Shannon reports for NBC News Digital including MSNBC.com, NBCNews.com, and TODAY.com. Shannon was appointed as the senior White House reporter for NBC on July 3, 2019. Before that, she worked for Bloomberg News in Washington starting from 2006.
There, she worked for 13 years covering the Food and Drug Administration. Previously, she also worked at Cleveland Business where her job was to report on news stories about the city’s medical as well as information technology companies.
Shannon never properly planned to be a journalist, one day she just wandered into her college newspaper, The Michigan Daily, looking to make some friends and she never left. She interned at The New York Times in D.C. during her college and she first got her job as a journalist in a small weekly paper in Miami. Although her decision to excel as a journalist was a mere co-incident, she has completely mastered the skills of effective reporting.
Shannon Pettypiece education:
Since Shannon was completely raised in Michigan itself, she pursued her study entirely there as well. She completed her higher secondary education attending Lake Orion High School. Shannon
then graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a focus on Russia and the former Soviet Union from the University of Michigan. Whilst studying at university, she also served as an editor and reporter at The Michigan Daily, the university’s student-run newspaper.
Shannon Pettypiece Net worth:
Earning majorly from her work as a journalist, Shannon also receives her earning from other media-related organizations like the award industry.
According to resources, the average salary of a reporter working at NBC News is about $67,961 per year. Considering the fact that Shannon is a senior White House reporter we can assume; she earns more than an average reporter there. This means that Shannon Pettypiece roughly earns an average salary of around $100,000. Besides, various social and intergovernmental works Shannon also has a few other income sources. So, as of 2020, Shannon Pettypiece’s net worth is estimated to be around $2million.
Shannon Pettypiece Husband / Wedding / Children
The senior White House reporter tied a knot with Jason Fields on 24 May 2009. The lovely couple comes from the same career background of journalism as Jason, her husband also worked as an editor of The Riverdale Press. Shannon and Jason exchanged their wedding vows in Central Park amidst a few of their close family members and friends. The wedding was rather privately held with very few guests. Shannon has kept information about her husband from the media.
Shannon and Jason have completed their 11 years of marriage this year. The beautiful couple also has a child together. Shannon is a secretive person when it comes to her personal life. Shannon keeps much quiet about her husband. However, she loves to post pictures of her with her little son. She constantly expresses her love for her beloved son via many Instagram post.
She has also repeatedly said in interviews that she loves spending time with her son doing whimsical stuff. For her 38th birthday, as per the interview with Politico, Shannon said
“I’m planning to kick off the day with breakfast sheet cake with my son (yellow cake, buttercream frosting), then heading to New York to celebrate with one of my best friends. Going to Masseria later in the week with D.C.
She also posted a photo blowing candles on the birthday cake together with her son for the very birthday.
Although Shannon has not brought much light to details about her son too, it seems as if he is attending elementary school right now.
Shannon Pettypiece Social media:
The sprightly reporter is seen quite active on Instagram recently with a total of 1267 followers. She loves to post about her work and her adorable son in her Instagram handle. Whereas,
with 43.5K followers on Twitter she is seen constantly active sharing updates on various crucial topics the state is encountering. Shannon is also available on Facebook as Shannon Pettypiece Reporting but it has been quite a while since she has posted there. Her latest post on Facebook dates back to 16 January 2017.
Shannon Pettypiece Height:
The media industry majorly requires resourceful conversing and reporting skills but when you are surrounded by cameras most of the time, you might as well need to acquire a good physique.
The 39-year-old journalist has a decent height of 5 feet and 7inches (170cm). The average height of an American woman ranges from 160cm to 170cm (5 foot- 5inches) which Shannon gracefully stands at. Hence she appears decently tall with 148lb (67kg) of total body weight.