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broadcasting and human resources executive

Stephen Quinby Shannon, American broadcasting and human resources executive. Recipient Bernard Powell Community Service Clarke award of C. Greater Kansas City, 1981.


Shannon, Stephen Quinby was born on February 20, 1934. Son of Stephen Quinby and Elsie Elaine (Vetter) Shannon.


Bachelor of Science, University Arizona, 1956.


Promotion manager Station KPHO-television-Radio, Phoenix, 1956-1961. Administrative manager Meredith Broadcasting, Omaha, 1961-1962. Director public relations Station WHEN-television-Radio, Syracuse, New York, 1962-1963.

Vice president, general manager Meredith-Avco, Inc., 1964-1969. Administrative manager Meredith Broadcasting, New York City and Omaha, 1969-1972, general manager Station KCMO-KCEZ, vice president broadcasting group Kansas City, Missouri, 1975-1983, vice president staff operations Broadcasting Group, 1984-1985. Vice president, general manager Station WOW/KEZO, Omaha, 1972-1975.

Executive vice president Sunbelt Communications, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1985-1986. Vice president-radio Palmer Communications, Inc., Ft.Myers, Florida, 1986-1990. General manager Station World Health Organization/KLYF, Des Moines, 1986-1988.

Managing director Executive Group Inc., Boca Raton, Florida, 1991-1993. Senior consultant EnterChange, Inc., 1993-1994. Broadcast and human resource consultant Quinby Skylur, Inc., since 1994.


Board directors Urban League of Greater Kansas City, 1979-1983. Board directors, treasurer Personnel Association Palm Beach County. Member executive committee Republican Party of Palm Beach County.

Member Society Human Resource Management, Rotary (board directors 1993-1995 Boca Raton Noon Club).


Married Laurine Shannon, July 29, 1968. Children: Debbie Lynn, Stephen Quinby, Kathleen Elaine, Logan Michelle.

Stephen Quinby Shannon

Elsie Elaine (Vetter) Shannon

Laurine Shannon

Debbie Lynn Shannon

Stephen Quinby Shannon

Kathleen Elaine Shannon

Logan Michelle Shannon