Shannon McGarvey

Writer | Senior Producer | Storyteller

Shannon McGarvey

Shannon McGarvey is a Writer, Senior Producer, and Storyteller with a passion for curating human-centered narratives across podcast, television, and rich media formats.

She is the Writer and Host of the successful investigative podcast “Yuba County Five” (Mopac Audio, 2022) and a Co-Writer and Senior Producer of the long-running true-crime series “LISK: Long Island Serial Killer” (Mopac Audio, 2020-2023). In addition to investigative podcast work, she also produced “Edge of Reason” (Atlantic Re:think, 2023), a branded podcast series in partnership with The Atlantic and Hauser & Wirth Contemporary Art Gallery.

Currently, Shannon is developing a narrative podcast series about examining existential risk and human extinction as a pathway to the pursuit of finding a deeper purpose.

Her work 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 long-time TV producer with titles for for HBO Max, Travel Channel, TLC, Discovery, Bio, National Geographic, and Crime and Investigation.

On the branded side, she has produced rich media content for 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).

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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
  • The Penobscot Nation