Loyola University Chicago

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Kelly Shannon

Title/s: Vice President, University Marketing and Communication

Phone: 312.915.6159

E-mail: kshann2@luc.edu


Kelly Shannon is vice president of University Marketing and Communication for Loyola University Chicago. Her responsibilities include managing brand marketing, the University’s Web sites, media and public relations, internal communications, and advancement communications.

Prior to Loyola, Kelly was director of brand marketing for the Chicago Tribune, overseeing branding and marketing for the newspaper, RedEye, and several online sites. She started at the Tribune in 1995 as manager of communications for Tribune Publishing.

Kelly also served as director of communications for the Minnesota Department of Transportations (Mn/DOT); a news editor/producer for Conus Communications, an international satellite newsgathering operation; an award-winning television anchor and reporter for WDIO-TV (Duluth, MN); and a producer for KSTP-TV (Minneapolis-St. Paul).

Kelly graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota. She belongs to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.