Shannon Noelle DePuy was the original name of Shannon Bream, an American journalist for the Fox News Channel, at the time of her birth. At resent she is working as Supreme Court Reporter for Fox News alongwith anchoring the episodes of News Headquarter of America from 12:00 to 2:00 PM on every Sunday. She also seldom works as a substitute anchor with Megyn Kelly for America Live and with Bret Baier for Special Report.
Early life of Shannon Bream
Shannon Bream was born on 23rd December 1970 in Tallahassee in Florida and was only daughter of Ed DePuy, a Leon County Commissioner and Marie Norris, a teacher. Her schooling was done at North Florida Christian High School in Tallahassee and in 1988 at the age of 17 she completed her schooling in her class. During her schooling she helped her mother in renovating the houses as her first job as she used to scrape off the paint from the window panes with the help of a scraper.
Shannon Bream graduated with degree in business from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia in 1992. she was suggested to participate in Miss Virginia pageant contest during her studies in the university and ultimately in 1990 she won the title of Miss Virginia. She also participated for Miss America in 1991 but has to satisfy with her position in top 10 finalist contestants. She covered her education expenses through her scholarship award.
In 1993 Shannon Bream attended law school at Florida State University after returning to Tallahassee after her graduation from Liberty University. She had done her internship with Bill McCollum, the Congressman from Florida in the US House of Representatives then, who later on became Attorney General of Florida.
She had also won the title of Miss Florida USA pageant 1994 while she was studying at law school. She had also competed for Miss USA Pageant 1995 but finished at fourth place that time. She was among the exceptional women who had competed from different states for both of these national contests.
Career of Shannon Bream
In 1996 Shannon moved to Tampa after her graduation from Florida State University and began her career in sexual harassment cases alongwith employment and labor law. But due to her disinterest she left in law by 1999 and in 2000 she became a salaried worker o a TV news channel. Shannon Bream interned with a local news director and got the job of entry level script writer with WFTS-TV, an affiliate of ABC news in Tampa. Bream worked day and night to make her successful career in this field.
In 2001 Shannon became an evening and late night news reporter for WBTV, an affiliate with CBS, after moving to Charlotte. She joined WRC-TV, an affiliate with NBC Washington D.C. in 2004 and worked as a weekend anchor to cover general assignments. With the encouragement of Brit Hume, the managing editor of Fox News Washington D.C. bureau, she submitted her audition tapes and was ultimately selected to join base network of Fox News Washington D.C. bureau in 2007.
Personal life of Shannon Bream
Shannon Bream lives in Washington D.C with her husband Sheldon Bream, a co-graduate of Liberty University.