Shannon Pettypiece Biography
|Date of Birth:||1981 , June-10|
|Age:||40 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 7 Inch|
|Birth Name||Jason Fields|
|Birth Place/City||Lake Orion, Michigan|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Weight in KG||48|
|Married to||Jason Fields|
|Education||University of Michigan|
Shannon Pettypiece is an American print and broadcast journalist who currently works as a Senior White House Correspondent for NBC News Digital. She has been married to her husband Jason Fields since 2009.
Born in Lake Orion, Michigan
Shannon Pettypiece was born on June 10, 1981, in Lake Orion, Michigan, the United States of America, to parents Doug Pettypiece and Aileen Pettypiece.
Her father is a woodworker while her mother is a teacher. She is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
She doesn't have siblings and she was raised as a single child in Lake Orion, Michigan. She studied at Lake Orion High School in Lake Orion, Michigan.
At the very young age of 5, she started showing horses competitively and was involved in 4-H and school and college equestrian teams.
She later joined the University of Michigan where she worked as an editor and reporter for the Michigan Daily. She completed her graduation with a Bachelor's degree in political science.
Shannon Pettypiece started her journalism career as an intern for The New York Times in Washington, D.C. She later joined The New York Times in Detroit where she worked as a stringer.
She then covered health care and technology for Crain's Cleveland Business and local government for Miami Today News.
In 2006, she covered the Food and Drug Administration for Bloomberg News in Washington. She later moved to New York where she covered the pharmaceutical industry.
She then worked as a contributor for Bloomberg Businessweek and while at Bloomberg, she interviewed the CEOs of many large companies such as Pfizer, Merck, Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline and Eli Lilly.
In 2010, Pettypiece was promoted as a correspondent for Bloomberg TV after which she covered the health care industry.
Pettypiece currently works for NBC News Digital as a senior White House reporter, as of December 2019.
Estimated Net Worth of $2 Million
Being a successful broadcast journalist, Shannon Pettypiece has earned a substantial amount of money from her journalism career.
According to multiple online sources, Pettypiece has an estimated net worth of $2 million. The 38-year-old news reporter has not disclosed but according to payscale.com, a broadcast journalist earns around $480 thousand per year.
Married to Jason Fields Since 2009
Moving towards the personal life of Shannon Pettypiece, as we mentioned earlier, the NBC News Digital reporter is a married woman; she has been married to Jason Fields.
Pettypiece and Fields tied the knot in a private ceremony in 2009. It's unclear when the two first met and started their relationship, however, the husband-wife duo reportedly dated for a long timed before walking down the aisle.