Shannon McGarvey

  • Writer | Producer | Storyteller
  • Austin, TX

Shannon McGarvey is a dynamic writer, producer, and storyteller with a passion for curating human-centered narratives across rich media formats for prominent networks, publications, and brands.

She is the writer and host of the successful true-crime podcast "Yuba County Five" (Mopac Audio, 2022) and Senior Producer on the long-running series "LISK: Long Island Serial Killer" (Mopac Audio, 2020-2023). Her next project is "The Edge of Reason" (Atlantic Re:think, 2023), a forthcoming podcast series about contemporary art through the prism of the Enlightenment.

Shannon has been featured on the "Stuff You Should Know" podcast, WABC New York, and Pix 11 News NYC.

Her podcast work has been written about in The New York Times, British GQ, PopSugar, Vogue, British Vogue, HuffPost, The New Yorker, and Men's Health, among others.

Shannon is also a successful television producer and has produced work for HBO Max, Travel Channel, TLC, Discovery, Bio, National Geographic, and Crime and Investigation.

On the branded side, Shannon has produced rich media for the open-source data science company Posit, Dell Blue, Whole Foods, CLR, Western Union, PING Golf, Glaxo Smith Kline, Roche, Intel, Ace Cash Express, Flash Parking, and many more.

As a journalist, Shannon has been published in the Austin American-Statesman, Magnet Magazine, Whisky Advocate, San Antonio Current, Culture Map, and Digital Spy.

She holds an MLitt in Creative Writing from the University of Glasgow (2010) and a BA in English from Texas State University (2006).

Her poetry and nonfiction have appeared in Points In Case (2021), Anastamos (2021), Temenos Journal (2008), Merge: An Independent Journal of Convergent Ideas (2009), The Furnace Review (2009), and the influential two-hour theatrical production “Women of Ill Repute: Refute” (1999-2004).

She was a fellow of the Prague Summer Program For Writing (2007) and a recipient of the Greta Wrolstad Scholarship for Young Poets in St. Petersburg, Russia (2007).

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The Atlantic Re:think, HBO Max, Posit, iHeartRadio, Mopac Audio, Discovery, TLC, Travel Channel, Bio Channel, Crime and Investigation, National Geographic, Dell, Whole Foods, CLR Brands, Whisky Advocate, Austin American-Statesman, CultureMap, Intel, Ace Cash Express, Western Union, Flash Parking, Sanders\Wingo, Paramour Bicycles, The Gazelle Foundation, The Austin Trail Foundation, Magnet Magazine, SA Current, Digital Spy, PING, Roche, GSK, SCIEX, The Penobscot Nation