Shannon joined WBUR as a freelance producer at Radio Boston. She is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts and moved to the other side of the continent, to Vancouver, to earn her master of journalism degree from the University of British Columbia in 2012. She spent some years working in the private nonprofit world before transitioning to journalism. She has worked overseas on health care and education projects in the Dominican Republic and in Haiti. Her public media experience includes work as a freelance reporter, producer and photographer for New Hampshire Public Radio.
BOSTON — We speak with three area college students — two females and a male — about the issue.
BOSTON — Some say Pope Francis is offering up a bold new vision for the Catholic Church. Others say he’s offering the same longtime church message, only in a different package.
BOSTON — As a young father, Charlie Fiske led the search for a liver donor for his infant daughter, back before organ banks existed. His efforts are credited with the creation of the National Organ Transplant Bank.
BOSTON — Columnist Norman Miller talks libations, beer refrigerators and his latest book.
BOSTON — In his new book, James Graham dives into the Kennedy family’s relationship with sailing, and the role this handcrafted sailboat plays in their legacy.
BOSTON — Documentary filmmakers Shelia Canavan and Michael Chandler say when they arrived in Washington to begin filming in 2012, they were struck by the demeanor of Rep. Frank, who was then in his final term.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A year ago Friday, the tragedy of the Boston Marathon bombing on Boylston Street three days earlier crossed the Charles River into the city of Cambridge.
BOSTON — Last April, 5,633 runners passed the halfway mark of the 2013 Boston Marathon before being stopped on the course and told their race was over. We speak to four who are coming back to finish what they started.
BOSTON — For his customers and colleagues, Marathon Sports manager Shane O’Hara has been part motivator, part coach and part running buddy for years — long before a bomb exploded just outside his Boylston Street storefront.
SALISBURY, Mass. — Many people who are struggling are drawn to Salisbury during the winter, when rental rates drop.