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Shannon Murphy

News Anchor/Director

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Shannon Murphy joined the News-11 team in April 2014 as the News Director and 5:30pm Anchor.

Shannon was born and raised in Lancaster County. She graduated from both Hempfield High School and Millersville University with a degree in Broadcast Communications. Shannon got her start in the business at KTEN News in Denison Texas as a producer and reporter. From there, she landed a reporting job back in PA at News-11’s sister station, TV-13 in the Poconos where she worked for over 3 years. In 2011, she was hired at WBRE in northeastern Pennsylvania as a general assignment reporter. She was quickly promoted to produce and anchor the hour long weekend morning show. At WBRE, Shannon was part of the 63 live continues hours Eyewitness News stayed on the air during the Flood of 2011. She also spearheaded a community effort which raised thousands of dollars for a little boy battling cancer.

Above her career, Shannon’s biggest accomplishment is being a wife and mother. She and her husband Mike are proud parents of their identical twin boys, Case and Colt.

You can connect with Shannon on Twitter @MurphysLawTV11 or email her at


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