Shannon Ryan is the host of FOUR Live where she gets to chat to you guys, read out your Daily Topic comments and attend cool events!
In 2011, Shannon co-hosted FOUR’s weekday entertainment show Drew & Shannon Live, and showcased her comedic talents in The Jono Project (TV3). She also had several high profile presenting roles including co-presenting the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards, for the second year in a row, presenting the LIVE televised finale of New Zealand’s Next Top Model, and joining Colin Mathura Jeffree to cover the red carpet for TV3’s broadcast of The Aotearoa Film and Television Awards.
Praised for her sense of unique style, Shannon grew up on a farm in Glorit. She moved to Auckland to attend the NZ Radio Training School in 2007 and was soon picked up by George FM as news reader on their breakfast show.
Shannon kicked off her TV career with C4 in 2010, where she hosted The Official NZ Top 40 and appeared on Select Live.
In her spare time, Shannon enjoys reading, writing, surfing, music and DJing. She has worked closely with the Royal New Zealand Blind Foundation to help promote awareness of their work for New Zealanders affected by sight conditions.