Shannel Douglas joined the WBOC news team in August 2013. She comes all the way from Amarillo, Texas where she worked as a multimedia journalist at KVII Pronews 7. She is more than excited to be back on the east coast and call Delmarva her new home.
She is a recent alumna from Rutgers University where she doubled majored in journalism and political science. During her time as a Scarlet Knight, she stayed involved in numerous organizations, including the university's television network, RU-TV and interned at WABC in New York, as well as NBC Sports & Olympics. She also spent a summer studying abroad in Rome.
Shannel is a New York native. With her family from Guyana, she is very proud of her West Indian roots. When not out reporting, she enjoys spending time with her family, meeting new people, traveling and keeping up with her hometown sport teams. She's a big fan of the New York Giants, Knicks and Yankees. Shannel is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalist