A South Dakota native, Shanda joined the WBBJ team in April 2013. Shanda has a passion for local news and is committed to bringing vital information to West Tennessee.
She started her career in news as a teenager, working for her hometown newspaper The Groton Independent. Shanda can remember riding her bike, camera and notebook in hand, to cover small town events.
A graduate of South Dakota State University, Shanda worked her way through journalism school as a producer and reporter for CBS affiliate KELO-TV in Sioux Falls. She has been a producer at KDBC in El Paso, Texas and WFOR in Miami, Florida.
She is also a board member for the Tennessee Associated Press.
You can follow Shanda on twitter @WBBJ7Shanda.