Shannan Bowen is an editorial product strategist for McClatchy and is also an audience development strategist and journalist. She is passionate for local news, innovation and media strategy and her jobs positions have always combined those passions. Some of her past positions include working at the National Journal, which is a division of Atlantic Media, Atlantic Media Strategies, The Hill and more.
She first started working as a reporter for Wilmington StarNews and covered topics like regional politics, tourism and coastal issues in North Carolina. She is a graduate of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and got her Master’s in Media Entrepreneurship from American University.