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Jim Shannon


Birthplace: New Orleans

Arrived in Baton Rouge: 2001

Education: B.A. Northeast Louisiana University 1987 Radio/Television Mgmt. Journalism

Awards/Accomplishments: Several Associated Press awards for Reporting. Fred Friendly Panelist. Participated in several state-wide Gubernatorial and Senate debates.

Big Stories: Covered the Edwin Edwards Riverboat Trial for KNOE-TV in Monroe. The Pope's visit to New Orleans. Hurricane Katrina.

E-mail:  jshannon@wafb.com

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