Shannon Ogden co-anchors Denver7’s weeknight newscasts at 5, 6 and 10 p.m.
Shannon has received a national Edward R. Murrow award for hard news reporting, a regional Edward R. Murrow award, a national Gracie award and numerous Emmys. In 2016, the year he joined Denver7, Shannon was named Best News Anchor by the Colorado Broadcasters Association.
His 20-plus years in television news has taken him to newsrooms in Arkansas, Missouri, Salt Lake City, Boston and Jacksonville, Florida. Shannon has covered some of the most significant stories of a generation, including 9/11, the Catholic Church crisis and the Rhode Island nightclub fire. He also anchored from such historic events as NASA's final shuttle launch and Democratic and Republican national conventions. During 2020, his remarkable run of 160-plus Facebook Lives were watched by hundreds of thousands of people each weeknight as viewers sought calm, community and entertainment during the early days of the pandemic.
Shannon is married with two daughters. He has recorded an album of original songs, and on nights off, performs as a singer-songwriter. He is fully vaccinated and gladly wears a mask where it’s required.