Shannon O’Donnell Profile, Wiki, Bio
Shannon O’Donnell is an American Meteorologist working for KOMO-TV. She joined the KOMO4 Forecast Team in the year 2009.
Shannon O’Donnell Education
O’Donnell is a graduate of Redmond High School and the University of Washington, where she earned a B.S. in Atmospheric Sciences. She earned her AMS Seal of Approval in 1998.
Shannon O’Donnell Career
O’Donnell serves at KOMO as a chief meteorologist. O’Donnell covers the weather for Western Washington on the weekday evening shows for KOMO4 News & KOMO Newsradio.
Her for ‘all things atmospheric’ began as a 7-year-old, when her Bellevue elementary school covered a unit on weather. Famous local forecaster Harry Wappler came for a visit during their studies, and O’Donnell was hooked…she loved the weather and loved to talk, so decided on a career that combined the two!
Shannon O’Donnell Career
Prior to joining KOMO, she was the morning meteorologist for seven years at the San Francisco NBC station, KNTV. While in the Bay Area, O’Donnell was invited to guest-anchor many times on the national level at MSNBC and Early Today and she enjoyed working alongside the Today Show’s Al Roker.
O’Donnell was also a meteorologist for KING and NWCN from 1995 to 2000, and again in 2008. While in college, she worked as a weather producer at KOMO and credits Steve Pool’s relentless lessons in front of the green screen for helping her make the leap to on-camera work!
As an undergrad at the University of Washington, O’Donnell worked as a research assistant in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences for famed Professor Robert A. Houze, Jr. O’Donnell’s duties included flying in P-3 aircraft over the Pacific to gather data designed to improve northwest storm forecasting, and launching radiosondes (weather balloons) from the decks of NOAA research ships.
Quick Facts About Shannon O’Donnell
|Full Name||Shannon O’Donnell|
|Age||48 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1million – $5 Million|
In 2020, she developed and launched a ‘Media & Meteorology class, helping the next generation of prognosticators learn to forecast and present weather and science information via the ‘UW Dawgcast’.
She has received many awards in her field, including ‘Best Meteorologist by the Golden Gate Chapter of the American Women in Radio in Television in 2005 and 2006. O’Donnell was part of the multiple Emmy-winning morning news programs at KNTV and has been featured in Men’s Health magazine.
When she is not working, she enjoys reading, running, gardening, skiing, and cooking. O’Donnell authors the Rainy Day Cafe Blog on komonews.com, and enjoys showcasing tasty seasonal recipes sent in by our viewers. Shannon’s biography is available on Wikipedia and her information can also be found on other sites on the internet.
Shannon O’Donnell Age, Birthday
O’Donnell was born Shannon Kay O’Donnell on September 27, 1973, in Redmond, Washington, United States (she is 48 years old as of 2021.) She celebrates her birthday on 27th September every year.
Shannon O’Donnell Height, measurements
O’Donnell stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Shannon O’Donnell Family
Information regarding O’Donnell’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Shannon O’Donnell Husband, married, children, wedding
O’Donnell is a married woman and the couple is blessed with three children. She resides in Seattle with her husband, three children, and Golden Retriever Max.
Shannon O’Donnell Salary
Being the chief meteorologist at KOMO 4, Shannon earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Shannon O’Donnell’s Net Worth
O’Donnell has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a meteorologist.
Shannon O’Donnell KOMO
At KOMO O’Donnell works alongside;
- Mark Christopher – Anchors
- Preston Phillips – Co-anchor
- Gabe Cohen – Anchor / Reporter
- Eric Heintz – Anchor/Reporter
- Brian Calvert – Anchor / Reporter
- Michelle Esteban – Anchor / Reporter
- Kelly Koopmans – Co-anchor
- Eric Johnson – Sports Director
- Elisa Jaffe – Reporter
- Scott Thuman – Chief Political Correspondent
- Theron Zahn – Meteorologist
- Steve McCarron – Reporter
- Suzanne Phan – Reporter
- Jeff Pohjola – Reporter