Reporter & Producer, WBEZ
Shannon Heffernan is a reporter and producer for WBEZ. Her work has been heard on both local and national programing including NPR and Morning Edition. Shannon's reporting has earned her awards from the Chicago Headline Club and Illinois Associated Press, as well as a regional Murrow Award. Topics she covers include mental health, environment, social services, labor and science. Shannon also writes short fictional stories and has been published in Annalemma and the Indiana Review.