Shannon Bream, also known by her birth name of Shannon Noelle DePuy is a reputed American journalist known for her work at the Fox network’s Fox News Channel. Bream is best known for her work on the show ‘America’s Election Headquarters’ where she serves in the capacity of a weekday anchor. Bream, who also has a background in law, also serves as the channel’s Supreme Court reporter. She is also the host of the show ‘America’s News Headquarters’ that airs every Sunday from 12:00–2:00 p.m. ET. She serves as an occasional substitute host on ‘Fox News Sunday’ and ‘Special Report with Bret Baier’.
During her college years, Bream participated in and won the Miss Virginia beauty pageant and went on to participate in the Miss America pageant in 1991. In 1995, Bream became Miss Florida and represented the state in the Miss USA pageant in which she finished in fourth place. She pursued a career in law for a few years and started her television career after she was hired by the CBS affiliate, WBTV in 2001. She began her career at Fox in 2007.
Early Life and Education
Born as Shannon Noelle DePuy on 23 December 1970, in Stanford, Florida as the only daughter of Leon County Commissioner, Ed Dupoy and his wife, teacher Marie Norris, Bream was raised as a Christian in the city of Tallahassee, Florida. As a youngster, Bream helped her mother renovate homes in Tallahassee. She is of White Ethnicity.
Bream studied at Tallahassee’s North Florida Christian High School from where she graduated at age 18 in 1998. Bream enrolled into the Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia from where she graduated with a degree in Business in 1993. She later attended Florida State University, College of Law and served as an intern to Florida Congressman Bill McCollum during her law school years. She earned her Juris Doctor Degree with high honours from FSU.
Bream started a career in Law in 1996 but moved to a television news career in 2001 when she was employed as a late-night news reporter for WBTV, a CBS affiliate in Charlotte, North Carolina. She served at the network for 3 years and moved to Washington D.C. where she joined the NBC affiliate WRC-TV in 2004, serving as a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor. Her WRC-TV Colleague Brit Hume encourage Bream to submit an audition tape to Fox News, which resulted in Bream being hired by the network in November 2007.
At FNC, Bream was named as the Supreme Court Reporter. She was named the co-anchor of ‘America’s Newsroom’ on weekdays alongside Bill Hemmer. She also serves as the host of a podcast titled ‘Livin the Bream’. She serves as a weekday anchor on the show ‘America’s Election Headquarters’. Some of the significant stories she covered at the network include the Guantanamo Bay Detainees Supreme Court hearing in 2008, the same-sex marriage decision by the Supreme Court in 2015, and the 2016 presidential election in USA.
Bream met her husband Sheldon Bream while they were students at the Liberty University. The couple soon started dating and got married soon after graduating from University. Although the couple has been together for more than two decades now, they do not have any children. The own a home in Washington D.C. where they currently reside.
Bream’s husband is employed by the Washington Speakers Bureau. He is a brain tumor survivor.
Shannon Bream – Salary and Net Worth
Bream draws an annual salary of $800,000 and has an estimated net worth of approximately $4 Million