Shannon Booth is the vice president & general manager for 1011 News. The CBS affiliate is owned by Gray Television. The main office for 1011 is located in Lincoln and a full news bureau is operating in Grand Island.
Previously, Shannon spent 18 years at KCRG in Cedar Rapids, IA. She held several management positions in news, digital, marketing and creative. She led KCRG through its successful transition to high-definition television, the launch of several multicast channel startup operations, the station's first mobile products and more.
Shannon also spent time at WOI-TV in Ames, IA, KTIV-TV in Sioux City, IA, WHO-TV in Des Moines, IA and KWWL-TV in Waterloo, IA.
Shannon earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State University. She also served as a T.A. and helped lead a broadcast news class there. Shannon has since studied at The Poynter Institute and completed the Pacific Institute courses.
In her free time, she enjoys boating, golfing and spending time with her husband and two boys.