Comedian. Actor. Writer. Producer.
Shannon is a stand-up comedian, actress and writer. She was born and raised in Woodbury, New Jersey. She attended college at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina and began her career as a business management major, where she climbed the corporate ladder working in sales & management. With a decade of extensive public speaking, leadership, media training and presenting to large audiences in a PR role, Shannon was able to leverage those skills to begin performing stand-up comedy in those formats. In 2016, she was the national champion of the prestigious “March Comedy Madness” competition, held in NYC. Her stand-up has been featured on Sirius XM’s Rawdog Channel. Shannon has also studied improvisation & sketch comedy at The Second City.
Shannon has been featured on Amazon Prime, Funny or Die, Bounce TV and more! She has written, produced and played lead roles in multiple sketch comedy shorts for her sports production, “Playing with Balls,” in which she also plays co-host to its weekly podcast on iTunes. Shannon hosts & produces a monthly comedy show, “Basement Comedy,” at M.i.’s Westside Comedy Theater, as well as co-produces a cutting-edge political comedy show called, “We the People,” at The Hollywood Improv. In addition to hosting in a variety of formats, Shannon performs stand up comedy regularly at clubs all over the Los Angeles area and frequently travels to perform at venues all over the country. in 2018, she founded Sleigh Creative, a creative agency in which she and other headlining comedians perform in a variety of “corporate comedy” formats for various business and trade conferences nationwide.