Shannon Hammel is an award winning journalist with more than twenty years of newsroom management experience. Shannon oversaw day-to-day operations at KXAS-TV in Dallas/Fort Worth for more than a decade before turning her attention to enterprise reporting and a new investigative team. In the first four years, the investigative team was recognized with numerous national awards including a national Emmy and 4 national Murrows. Shannon also worked as an Executive Producer and Managing Editor in Columbus Ohio after starting her career in Lansing, Michigan. Shannon is passionate about journalism’s role in society and holding the powerful accountable.