Shannon Behnken Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, WFLA, Net Worth, and Salary

Shannon Behnken Biography

Shannon Behnken is an American Anchor, Reporter, Meteorologist, and Multimedia Journalist working for WFLA-TV as an investigative reporter and consumer. Before joining the station she worked at The Tampa Tribune as a Business Reporter.

Shannon Behnken Age

Behnken was born on July 4, 1978. On July 4, 2021, she shared a photo of fireworks along with the caption, “Happy 4th of July! I have to say it was a pretty cool day to be born on. When I was little, I thought all those fireworks were for me!” She is therefore 46 years old as of 2024.

Shannon Behnken Height

Behnken stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches.

Shannon Behnken Family

On February 22, 2019, Behnken posted a photo on her Facebook page with the caption: “Me, six years ago today! I was thrilled to be officially 37 weeks! My first baby was born at just 29 weeks! (God blessed my family with two sweethearts, a girl, and a boy).”

Shannon Behnken Husband

Behnken is hapilly married to her lovely husband. She posted a photo on Twitter with the caption: “Enjoying the #OBX with my love! #vacay #relaxandrecharge #NorthCarolina.” While she didn’t mention her husband’s name, she referred to him as “my love” in the caption.

Shannon Behnken’s Net Worth

Behnken has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Investigative reporter.

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Shannon Behnken Salary

Behnken earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Shannon Behnken Education

Following her high school graduation, Behnken pursued higher education at Western Kentucky University, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in journalism and criminology.

Shannon Behnken Career

Behnken holds the position of an investigative journalist and consumer advocate at WFLA-TV. Her duties involves generating and producing in-depth investigative and consumer reports, as well as contributing written stories for Additionally, she manages social media responsibilities, updating Facebook and Twitter pages.

From June 2000 to December 2011, Behnken served as a Business Reporter at The Tampa Tribune. In this role, she covered a wide range of topics including general business, development, public housing, banking, real estate, local and state government, and general news. Her work often made headlines and included detailed explanatory pieces for the Sunday Tribune.

She also authored weekly consumer columns focusing on real estate and business matters. Building relationships with government and business leaders, she sourced news ideas and assisted businesses in crafting their narratives. Behnken expanded her multimedia skills by delivering Tribune Business Reports on the partner WFLA morning show and creating television news packages for the NBC affiliate.

Additionally, she contributed to the Tribune’s website,, by writing news stories and capturing photographs. Prior to her tenure at The Tampa Tribune, Behnken held various editing and reporting positions at The College Heights Herald from August 1996 to May 2000. This role included serving as co-editor for the student newspaper, publishing twice-weekly editions.

Additionally, she completed a news reporting internship at The Oregonian from June 1999 to August 1999 and another at The Columbus Dispatch from May 1998 to August 1998. Her career began with a news reporting internship at The Herald-Dispatch in 1997, where she worked until August 1997.

Shannon Behnken WFLA

Behnken is working at Shannon Behnken alongside other famous Shannon Behnken meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Chris Martinez
  2. Jack Royer
  3. Jeff Berardelli
  4. Leigh Spann
  5. Amanda Holly
  6. Rebecca Barry
  7. Mahsa Saeidi
  8. Eric Stone
  9. Dan Lucas
  10. Walt Buteau

Shannon Behnken Social Media Platforms

She is active on her social media accounts and often posts on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.




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