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Shawn Petrice Cunningham

Shawn Petrice Cunningham, American television anchor. Achievements include being a spokesperson on breast cancer awareness; being a literary activist; being a philanthropist. Recipient Outstanding Young Careerist, Business and Professor Women, 2002, Telly, The Telly Foundation, 2002, Outstanding Communicator, 2000-2002.


  • Cunningham, Shawn Petrice was born on June 27, 1973 in Bronx, New York, United States. Daughter of Louis Howard and Catherine Elizabeth Cunningham.

  • Education

    • Bachelor media studies, Fordham U, New York, New York, 1999. Master of Arts broadcast journalism, New York University, New York, New York, 2001.


    • Reporter WZBN-television, Trenton, New Jersey, 1999—2000. Reporter, anchor WRNN-television, New York, New York, 1999—2000. Anchor WEVU-television, Naples, Florida, 2000—2001, WWAC-television, Atlantic City, 2001.

      Morning anchor WAGN-television, Presque Isle, Maine, 2001—2002. Anchor, reporter WAGM-TV8, 2001—2002. President N. Maine Media Women, Presque Isle, Maine, 2002, N. Maine Women in Communications, 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include being a spokesperson on breast cancer awareness. Being a literary activist. Being a philanthropist.


    President National Council of Negro Women, Maine, 2002, Key Women of America, Top Ladies of distinction, 2002, Political Congress of Black Women. Member of RTNDA, Society of Professor Journal.
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    Born June 27, 1973
    (age 44)
    • 1999
      Fordham U
    • 2001
      New York University
    • 2001
      anchor WEVU-television
      Naples, Florida, United States
    • 1999
      New York, United States
    • 1999
      Reporter WZBN-television
      Trenton, Illinois, United States
    • 2001
      anchor WEVU-television
      Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
    • 2001 - 2002
      morning anchor WAGN-television
      Presque Isle, Maine, United States
    • 2001 - 2002