Shannon Hegy Biography
Shannon Hegy is a well-reputed American journalist currently working as the main co-anchor at WPRI-TV CBS 12/WNAC-TV FOX 64 based in Providence, RI. There, she co-anchors the 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm newscasts on WPRI; and the 6:30 pm and 10 pm newscasts on WNAC. She officially joined WPRI back in 2013. Previously, she worked at WGGB-TV ABC 40 based in Springfield, MA as the main anchor, helming the evening newscasts alongside Dave Madsen.
Shannon Hegy Age
Shannon Hegy was born on 25th August 1985, in Windsor, Connecticut, in the United States of America. She is 37 years old.
Shannon Hegy Height
Shannon stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches (Approx 1.65 m).
Shannon Hegy Family
Shannon was born and brought up by her stalwart and caring parents in Windsor, Connecticut, but spent much of her childhood vacationing in Rhode Island. As of now, Shannon has not mentioned any details with respect to either her parents or whether she has siblings.
Shannon Hegy Husband
She is happily married to her husband named Matt. The lovely couple met at Hofstra University in New York. They exchanged their wedding vows in October 2012 and share two good-looking sons namely Carter who was born in September 2017 and Theo born in September 2019.
Shannon Hegy Education
After her primary and high school education, Shannon enrolled at Hofstra University in New York. Later, Shannon matriculated at Hofstra University in New York where she graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism in 2007. During her time there, Shannon anchored Hofstra News Now, the school’s monthly news program and also interned at the Today Show in New York City.
Shannon Hegy Salary
She bags a remarkable salary of $67,419 per year. This is according to WPRI-TV anchors’ salaries.
Shannon Hegy Net Worth
Shannon Hegy has been able to gather a decent fortune over the years she has served and has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million.
Shannon Hegy Career
She is currently working as the main co-anchor at WPRI-TV CBS 12/WNAC-TV FOX 64 based in Providence, RI. There, she co-anchors the 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm newscasts on WPRI; and the 6:30 pm and 10 pm newscasts on WNAC. She officially joined WPRI back in 2013.
Previously, she worked at WGGB-TV ABC 40 based in Springfield, Massachusetts as the main anchor, helming the evening newscasts alongside Dave Madsen. She started got to start behind the scenes on the assignment desk and quickly worked her way up the ranks in her five years there, becoming an on-air reporter and finally the main anchor.
During her time at WGGB, she also reported major stories including the Boston Marathon bombings and the Sandy Hook school shooting. Shannon’s story was nominated for a New England Emmy Award in 2019. Furthermore, it was also nominated in 2020 for a New England Emmy.